Why it can be so hard to tell if you have Covid-19

A visualization of terms related to various health issues. Many Covid-19 patients have reported a vastly different set of symptoms. | Zac Freeland/Vox; Getty Images Symptoms of the novel coronavirus can vary a lot, if an infected person experiences them at all. What are the signs you have been infected with the coronavirus? That’s a … Read more

Coronavirus is exacerbating America’s hunger crisis

Cars wait in a queue to receive food assistance provided by the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida in Orlando on May 7. | Paul Hennessy/Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media/Getty Images Food banks and SNAP are overwhelmed right now. The images of thousands of cars, lined up bumper-to-bumper on otherwise-empty freeways, capture the shocking scale of … Read more

Everything We Know About Nick Cordero’s Coronavirus Battle

Ups and downs. Nick Cordero has suffered setbacks and made progress in his battle with coronavirus since becoming ill. The Broadway star got sick on March 20, 2020, according to his wife, Amanda Kloots. The fitness instructor revealed on April 1 that doctors believed Cordero contracted COVID-19 after at first being misdiagnosed with pneumonia. “He … Read more

Covid-19 is way, way worse than the flu

A nurse treats a patient with coronavirus in the intensive care unit at a hospital on May 1 in Leonardtown, Maryland. | Win McNamee/Getty Images It’s more contagious, deadly, sneakier, and more likely to cause chaos. Early on in the coronavirus pandemic, the question on many people’s minds was: “Isn’t this disease like the flu?” … Read more

Why the Covid-19 economy is devastating to millennials, in 14 charts

A pedestrian walks through Times Square on April 25. | Justin Heiman/Getty Images Millennials still recovering from the Great Recession now face a downturn that’s being compared to the Great Depression. The economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic is immense, with tens of millions unemployed and the US economy shrinking at a rate unseen in … Read more