SEE MOREBritish medical journal the Lancet on Tuesday said it had concerns about data behind an influential article that found hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death in COVID-19 patients, a conclusion that undercut scientific interest in the medicine championed by U.S. President Donald Trump.
SEE MOREBrazil registered another new record number of new coronavirus deaths over the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Tuesday evening, as the pandemic in Latin America's largest country shows no signs of slowing down.
SEE MOREBeing black or from an ethnic minority is a "major risk factor" in coronavirus, Matt Hancock says.
SEE MOREInfectious disease specialists and vaccine developers interviewed by Yahoo News said that even accepting some encouraging research at face value, it is unclear if or when an effective vaccine will be available.
SEE MOREThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has extended the review period for Novartis AG's multiple sclerosis drug ofatumumab by three months, the company said on Tuesday.
SEE MOREA senior U.S. Army vaccine researcher said on Tuesday it was reasonable to expect that some sort of coronavirus vaccine could be available to part of the U.S. population by the end of the year.
SEE MOREThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday reported a total of 1,802,470 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 14,790 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 761 to 105,157.
SEE MOREA top immigration official for the Trump administration admitted on Tuesday that immigrants are not systematically tested for the coronavirus when they are apprehended.
SEE MOREThe UK Statistics Authority has criticised the government's handling of Covid-19 testing data.
SEE MOREThe head of the UK's statistics watchdog writes to Matt Hancock, saying data is "far from complete".
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SEE MORETrump's virtual campaign rallies feature a 3D animated venue designed to make a big splash, in contrast to Biden's rec room. But Biden is still ahead in the polls.
SEE MOREThe CDC says that it may be possible to contract COVID-19 by coming in contact with a surface or object that has the virus on it, but you're much more likely to get the coronavirus through person-to-person transmission.
SEE MOREPresident Trump on Friday announced that the U.S. is terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization while separately sanctioning China for a lack of transparency about the coronavirus outbreak — and for its control over Hong Kong.