Coronavirus Live Updates: Latest News and Analysis

Pubs in England reopened after three months of being shuttered. And with the pandemic’s economic fallout lingering, vulnerable tenants in the United States are facing eviction.

July 4, 2020, 15:12
How to Make the Best Paper Planes

Make this newspaper into a paper airplane. The sky’s the limit.

July 4, 2020, 11:00
The Pandemic’s Big Mystery: How Deadly Is the Coronavirus?

Even with more than 500,000 dead worldwide, scientists are struggling to learn how often the virus kills. Here’s why.

July 4, 2020, 17:12
How Infrared Images Could Be Part of Your Daily Life

In a post-quarantine world, heat sensors could help spot sick people with elevated temperatures as they enter public places. But it’s not that simple.

July 4, 2020, 20:14
DNA Linked to Covid-19 Was Inherited From Neanderthals, Study Finds

The stretch of six genes seems to increase the risk of severe illness from the coronavirus.

July 5, 2020, 1:43
239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

The W.H.O. has resisted mounting evidence that viral particles floating indoors are infectious, some scientists say. The agency maintains the research is still inconclusive.

July 5, 2020, 4:49
Coronavirus Live Updates: Latest News and Analysis

A solid estimate could offer clues on what to expect as the pandemic spreads. And thousands of residents of public housing towers in Melbourne, Australia, are subjected to a five-day lockdown.

July 5, 2020, 14:31
Trump Falsely Claims ‘99 Percent’ of Virus Cases Are ‘Totally Harmless’

The president dismissed the severity of the pandemic, downplaying the effect of the disease even as infections surge across the Sunbelt and rebound in California.

July 5, 2020, 23:01
239 Experts With One Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

The W.H.O. has resisted mounting evidence that viral particles floating indoors are infectious, some scientists say. The agency maintains the research is still inconclusive.

July 5, 2020, 22:45
Bubonic Plague Is Diagnosed in China

An Inner Mongolia city puts control measures in place after one confirmed case of the disease, which caused the Black Death in the Middle Ages.

July 6, 2020, 10:32