Anders Tegnell, Sweden's state epidemiologist, said on 'The Daily Show with Trevor Noah' his team did not choose to risk lives to keep Sweden open.
Elon Musk called one of the world's top lockdown advocates an 'utter tool' who does 'absurdly fake science' after he was caught breaking his own rules to meet his lover
Ferguson, a top advisor to the UK government whose work prompted the lockdown, resigned on Tuesday and apologised.
Business Insider Intelligence has created an infographic showcasing compelling statistics from its recent digital health research.
Photos show how menacing 'murder hornets' can be. The venomous beasts can decapitate honeybees and kill humans.
Asian giant hornets, known by their horrifying nickname "murder hornets", have been spotted for the first time in the US. Here's what it could mean.
A report from the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy outlined three scenarios for the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's what they look like.
Missouri governor defends decision to go mask-free in public, says it's 'personal' and not 'government's place to regulate'
Parson was one of just a few people photographed without a face mask during his visit to a thrift store on Monday.
The US and Sweden may have approached the coronavirus differently, but they could both end up with high death rates
Sweden avoided a lockdown entirely, while states across the US have relied on stay-at-home orders to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
'At some point I'll get sick': 4 coronavirus doctors expose the overwhelmed U.S. healthcare system through daily diaries
We spoke to 4 doctors in New York, Illinois, and California over the course of three days to hear their experiences battling COVID-19.
A top US scientist who was pushed out of his job says he was 'pressured to let politics and cronyism drive decisions' in the nation's coronavirus response
Rick Bright, one of the US' leading vaccine scientists, is asking for his job back, even as he files a federal whistleblower complaint.
Without maintaining strong social-distancing measures, the US's coronavirus death toll could breach 100,000 by the end of May.
US cities and states are considering temperature checks at offices and restaurants, but a quarter of coronavirus patients don't develop a fever
Temperature checks don't identify patients who are asymptomatic, and not everyone who gets COVID-19 experiences a fever.
THE US TELEHEALTH MARKET: The market, drivers, threats, and opportunities for incumbents and newcomers
In a new 2018 report, Business Insider Intelligence defines the opaque US telehealth market, forecasts the market growth potential and value, outlines the key drivers behind usage and adoption, and evaluates the opportunity telehealth solutions will afford all stakeholders.
Contact tracers identify people who have crossed paths with COVID-19-positive people to track and prevent the spread of infection.
We may need additional lockdowns after case numbers rise again. Here are the criteria states would use to order a second round.
Coronavirus infections will likely swell in waves over the next two years, requiring more stay-at-home orders. Here's what would trigger lockdowns.
While some forecasts show the coronavirus pandemic getting worse, one model from the White House shows new deaths hitting zero by May 15.
Greece thinks tourists will be able to visit as early as July after the country had a successful coronavirus lockdown
Greece, which has a population of 10.72 million, has counted 2,632 cases of COVID-19 and 146 deaths from the virus.
People who got sick with the coronavirus while living alone describe their panic: 'I could be dead and decaying and no one would know'
COVID-19 patients who live alone worry about what could happen if the illness takes a turn for the worse and struggle to get necessary supplies.
Hospital chaplains offer solace from the sidelines, as patients ask them: 'Am I going to die alone in here?'
"You really can't overstate the role that isolation has played in this illness," a New York hospital chaplain told Business Insider.
The man who predicted that Amazon would buy Whole Foods now expects the tech giant to become the fastest-growing healthcare company within 5 years
NYU professor Scott Galloway thinks Amazon will need to go after an industry like healthcare to double its stock over five years.
Coronavirus mutations can sound scary, but they're actually nothing to worry about. Some can even be beneficial for tracking and containing the virus.
You should wait at least a couple weeks after getting the coronavirus before taking an antibody tests, scientists say.
15 New York City children have been hospitalized with a rare disease that doctors fear is linked to the coronavirus
The diagnoses, reported by NYC health officials, follow reports that 100 children, mostly in Europe, have been treated for a similar condition.
The $60 billion biotech Regeneron specializes in making antibody treatments to fight diseases. Top execs just said a potent cocktail to treat the coronavirus could be ready by the end of summer.
Regeneron will launch 3 trials in June to see if its antibody cocktail can prevent infection in healthy people and help COVID-19 patients recover.
A third of the global population is on coronavirus lockdown — here's our constantly updated list of countries locking down and opening up
China, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, and Spain have implemented mass quarantines to slow the coronavirus spread.
About 65% of Americans are under stay-at-home orders across 26 states. Nineteen states have lifted restrictions, reopening some businesses.
Retail giant Walmart got $12.6 million in federal health stimulus cash intended for doctors and hospitals, but decided to give it back
Congress set up a fund to help struggling hospitals and doctors. Walmart didn't think that it should be a recipient, so it returned the funds.
Dascena scored $50 million in funding and concurrently released study results signaling its machine learning algorithm's efficacy to predict sepsis.
Microsoft's coronavirus map lets you track the number of COVID-19 cases — including recoveries — in countries around the world and every US state
This interactive map from Microsoft gives you up-to-date info about COVID-19 cases worldwide — including the number of recoveries.
There are more than 100 potential coronavirus vaccines in the works. Here are the top efforts to watch, including the 20 programs expected to start human trials this year.
Research is moving historically fast to produce a coronavirus vaccine, with eight vaccine candidates already in human trials.
Doctors reveal what it was like at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic during New York's deadliest month
April was a deadly month for New York. It was also a month of learning as hospitals developed new ways to treat patients fighting for their lives.
Boris Johnson continued to shake hands after his own scientific advisers warned it could spread the coronavirus
Boris Johnson said, "I've been going around hospitals as you can imagine and always shake hands."
We spoke to the mayor of Salt Lake City, an investment analyst, and infectious disease experts to learn about when and how the US will reopen
This is how the US will likely reopen, according to a mayor, an investment analyst, and infectious disease experts.
Trump could withdraw US spy planes and agents from the UK if Boris Johnson pushes ahead with Huawei 5G deal
The White House has launched a wide-ranging review into the US relationship with the UK, according to reports.
Easing Italy's lockdown now could trigger as many as 18,000 new coronavirus deaths over 8 weeks, according to new research
An Imperial College London study says even partially easing Italy's travel restrictions could see as many as 18,000 preventable COVID-19 deaths.
The UK has overtaken Italy and is now second only to the US in terms of its coronavirus death toll
A leading potential coronavirus vaccine just started human trials in the US. The top scientist at Pfizer told us it could be ready for emergency use this fall.
"I don't think this has ever happened in the history of modern vaccines," Pfizer Chief Scientific Officer Mikael Dolsten told Business Insider.
A model cited repeatedly by the White House almost doubled its predicted US deaths to 134,000 by mid-August because of 'premature relaxation of social distancing'
The University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation almost doubled its death-toll prediction to 134,000 from 72,000.
The White House has barred its coronavirus task force from testifying to Congress as a House panel gears up to investigate the government's pandemic response
A House subcommittee is investigating the US government's response to the coronavirus crisis and is set to meet this Wednesday.
Israel's government research agency says it successfully isolated a key coronavirus antibody, paving the way for a possible breakthrough treatment
The Israel Institute for Biological Research said it has isolated a "monoclonal" antibody that can "neutralize [disease] inside carriers' bodies."
A team of researchers from Morgan Stanley released a report projecting when each state could start reopening based on federal guidelines.
3 billion people — up to half the current global population — could be living in unbearable heat in 50 years
"Large areas of the planet would heat to barely survivable levels and they wouldn't cool down again," Marten Scheffer told USA Today.
The coronavirus could kill 3,000 Americans per day by June 1, according to leaked projections from the Trump administration
The draft projections predict 3,000 deaths and 200,000 new COVID-19 cases per day in the US by June 1, up from about 1,750 daily deaths currently.
TELEMENTAL HEALTH REPORT: How telehealth can help US hospitals and health systems manage the $238 billion mental health crisis
This report outlines how the US' mental health crisis falls on health systems, and how they can navigate the costly dilemma with telemental health.
Health-insurance startups like Oscar and Clover have raked in billions in venture funding. We dug into their financials, which show why 2020 stands to be a pivotal year for the insurers.
The venture-backed insurers all posted losses in 2019, with many hinting at big membership gains and geographic growth for 2020 and beyond.
In the wake of the pandemic, cleaning companies known for crime scene and biohazard cleanup called to disinfect hot-spot areas from the coronavirus.
Supermarkets are paying thousands of dollars for this touch-free handwashing machine that kills 99.9% of germs in 12 seconds
High-tech handwashing stations have been popping up in grocery stores around the country as businesses fight the spread of the coronavirus.
THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry
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Look inside the 'Tesla of eco-villages' that's aiming to meet the rising demand for sustainable living outside of dense major cities during the coronavirus pandemic
ReGen Villages could be built in more rural parts of the world, establishing attractive living situations outside of metropolitan areas.
Crunches will give you abs. Cardio is the key to weight loss. These are two of more than a dozen exercise myths that do more harm than good.