The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test Blinded the U.S. to Covid-19

WASHINGTON — Early on, the dozen federal officials charged with defending America against the coronavirus gathered…

Coronavirus Fact Check: Analyzing the Patterns in Trump’s Falsehoods

Hours after the United States became the nation with the largest number of reported coronavirus cases…

For Dr. Deborah Birx, Urging Calm Has Come With Heavy Criticism

WASHINGTON — The White House coronavirus task force has featured two trusted medical voices, diplomatic but…

Start-Ups Jump the Gun on Home Kits for Coronavirus Testing

After a federal warning, companies have stopped marketing kits that let consumers collect their own saliva…

When Coronavirus Closes Your Lab, Can Science Go On?

Plenty of work can be done from home, but the pandemic is forcing some parts of…

As Coronavirus Surveillance Escalates, Personal Privacy Plummets

Tracking entire populations to combat the pandemic now could open the doors to more invasive forms…

Fact Check: Trump’s Claims About His Response to the Coronavirus

The president inaccurately described travel restrictions he had announced, falsely blamed his predecessor for testing shortages…

Coronavirus Whistle-Blower Reports on U.S. Response to Outbreak

WASHINGTON — Federal health employees interacted with Americans quarantined for possible exposure to the coronavirus without…