Study suggests fetal coronavirus infection is possible

A small study strengthens evidence that a pregnant woman infected with the coronavirus might be able to spread it to her fetus. Researchers from Italy said Thursday that they studied...

No antibodies found in Taiwan contacts of Japanese coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Coronavirus antibody tests have all come back negative for the 123 people in Taiwan who had been in close contact with a Japanese student diagnosed with coronavirus after ...

AP Explains: Bolsonaro has downplayed virus fears for months

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for months flirted with the new coronavirus as he flouted social distancing at lively demonstrations and encouraged crowds during outings from the p...

AP Explains: Bolsonaro has jousted at virus fears for months

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for months flirted with the new coronavirus as he flouted social distancing at lively demonstrations and encouraged crowds during outings from the p...

Column: Jimmie Johnson finds voice during last NASCAR season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson stood alone on the track at Pocono Raceway, empty grandstands in front of him, a ghost town of a garage behind him. He was posing for photos to commemorate his fi...

Doctors say experimental treatment may have rid man of HIV

A Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant vir...

Puerto Rico reports record 530 new cases; data questioned

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’ s government reported a new daily high in COVID-19 cases on Monday, but critics said the numbers were deeply flawed. The Health Department r...

The Latest: South Korea has 63 newly confirmed virus cases

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea has reported 63 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 as health authorities scramble to mobilize public health tools to the southwestern city of Gwangju, where more than ...

Positive tests force Nuggets to close practice facilities

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets say they’ve closed their facilities after two members of the team’s traveling party tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend. A third tested positive this ...

New swine flu with pandemic potential found in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new strain of swine flu in China has been identified by scientists as having the potential to become a pandemic. The research was published on Monday (June 29) in the...

Summer may decide fate of leading shots in vaccine race

People on six continents already are getting jabs in the arm as the race for a COVID-19 vaccine enters a defining summer, with even bigger studies poised to prove if any shot really works -- and mayb...

China's chief epidemiologist says coronavirus vaccine not 'cure-all'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wu Zunyou (吳尊友), chief epidemiologist at the Chinese Center for Disease Control (CDC), on Friday (June 26) cautioned that a coronavirus vaccine might not be a "cure-a...

All 123 Taiwan contacts of Japanese coronavirus case test negative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All 123 people in Taiwan in close contact with a Japanese student diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) after her return home have tested negative, the Central E...

The Latest: Mayo Clinic to end pay cuts, recall workers

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic is ending pay cuts that the Minnesota-based health system imposed to deal with a patient downturn caused by the novel coronavirus. The Star Tribune r...

New Delhi plans mass screening effort as virus cases surge

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities are launching a massive coronavirus survey taking down health details from New Delhi's entire population of 29 million, and testing everyone with symptoms by July 6...