Navy SEAL who oversaw bin Laden raid says America's biggest national security issue is the K-12 education system
The US needs an education system that informs students about the world around them, retired Navy Adm. William McRaven said.
The first symptom is typically a fever. By day five, the person may have difficulty breathing. By day 10, they might be admitted to the ICU.
The coronavirus doesn't just target your lungs; it can impact your brain, too. Research links COVID-19 to strokes, hallucinations, and swollen brains.
A New York doctor who recovered from COVID-19 and treated over 800 infected patients warns of overwhelmed hospitals that will feel 'like you're in a war zone'
Dr. Jake Deutsch said states with surging coronavirus cases like Arizona, Florida, and Texas need to act fast to avoid overwhelmed hospitals.
THE DIGITAL THERAPEUTICS EXPLAINER: How digital treatments could be a $9 billion opportunity by 2025
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Coronavirus hospitalizations are rising in the US after falling for 2 months. Health systems are at risk of being overwhelmed.
A surge in hospitalizations threatens to overwhelm healthcare systems in areas confronting the fastest-growing outbreaks.
Drugmakers will need to test their coronavirus vaccines in tens of thousands of people to see how well they work. Here's an inside look at how vaccine makers like Moderna, J&J, and AstraZeneca are teaming up with top doctors to pull that off.
Vaccine candidates from Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca will all be tested as part of the COVID Prevention Trials Network.
America's seven-day rolling average of new coronavirus cases per day has skyrocketed since mid-June. Rising deaths may follow.
A mutated strain of the coronavirus has taken over the world. But there is not enough evidence to say it's more contagious.
Some studies suggest a mutated strain of the coronavirus is more transmissible than the original. Many scientists say that's a premature conclusion.
Inside Regeneron: How a 32-year-old biotech that fought Ebola and made its founders billionaires is leading the coronavirus-treatment race
Regeneron has made its longtime leaders billionaires after three decades of science. What comes next for the biotech in the race for a COVID-19 drug?
An Ohio lawmaker demanded people 'STOP GETTING TESTED' despite a surge in coronavirus cases and now everyone is dunking on him
Social media users were baffled that a politician was making such claims during a pandemic that has sickened 3 million Americans.
Morgan Stanley shared a detailed timeline for the top coronavirus vaccine efforts and says we'll know if a shot works by November
Here's how the top investment bank sees the race for a vaccine playing out in 2020 with leading vaccine programs by Moderna, Pfizer, and AstraZeneca.
Belittling others, obsessing over your appearance, and being super defensive of your own opinions are all signs of narcissism.
The rapper, who says he is running for president, spread debunked theories about children being harmed by life-saving vaccines.
Black holes are some of the most violent objects in the universe. And the bigger they get the more powerful they are. Here's how big they really are.
The best pitch decks weave data, vision, and storytelling in a captivating presentation. Here are the decks that startups have used to get funded.
Anthem's pharmacy benefit manager, IngenioRx, scooped up pharmacy startup Zipdrug to offer its on-demand medication delivery in Anthem health plans.
Increased testing may lead to a longer lag in reporting deaths, since cases are being detected earlier in the course of the illness.
Brazil's president says he is taking hydroxychloroquine to cure his coronavirus. Scientists have long said it doesn't work.
Jair Bolsonaro told TV Brasil he felt unwell from the "little flu" over the weekend, but claimed taking hydroxychloroquine helped reduce his fever.
Egypt blamed 'negligence and mismanagement' by doctors for its coronavirus crisis, then started arresting them for speaking out
Medics in Egypt are being intimidated for criticizing their country's response to the coronavirus or for demanding safer working conditions.
"We're at the point of — we basically have no ICU beds left in the state of Arizona," Dr. Matthew Heinz said.
Fauci says the emphasis on a lower coronavirus death rate, often touted by Trump, promotes a 'false narrative'
"There's so many other things that are very dangerous and very bad about this virus," Fauci said. "Don't get yourself into false complacency."
Florida's governor promised to release the state's daily COVID-19 hospitalization rate. That still hasn't happened.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis dodged questions about releasing the state's coronavirus hospitalization rate at a press conference on Tuesday.
Business Insider Intelligence has created an infographic showcasing compelling statistics from its recent digital health research.
The US's second peak seems to be less deadly than the first — but 80,000 more people are still projected to die from now to November
Researchers still expect to see a huge number of coronavirus deaths as case totals continue to rise.
A key metric — the share of coronavirus tests coming back positive — shows how states' outbreaks have gotten out of control
High percentages of positive COVID-19 tests indicate significant community spread and a potential need to lock down.
A Texas Medical Center employee who hasn't seen her husband in 4 months wants people to take the coronavirus seriously so she can go home
Danielle Jones says that there is a constant flow of COVID-19 patients from the moment she gets into the Houston hospital until she leaves.
The CEO of a tiny biotech working on a coronavirus vaccine tells us how a $1.6 billion grant from the US government will 'level the playing field' with Big Pharma
Novavax has never brought a vaccine to market but inked the largest government deal to date to support its coronavirus shot.
Why hundreds of scientists are asking WHO to say the coronavirus is 'airborne,' and why WHO isn't jumping to do so
Scientists are stressing that the virus "needs a lot of people, breathing the same air, and it needs somebody contaminating that air with virus."
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.
Celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Hudson were criticized for wearing face masks early in the pandemic. Here's what changed.
Though masks don't provide full protection, health officials urge the public to wear them to prevent virus spread.
An immuno-compromised 17-year-old attended a church's coronavirus 'release' party with dozens of children and died days later from the disease
Carsyn Leigh Davis belonged to First Assembly of God in Fort Myers, which is refuting "false and defamatory" claims that it hosted a COVID-19 party.
Most countries, including Spain, Germany, and South Korea, have started relaxing lockdown measures. The results have been mixed.
Coronavirus stress can cause major short- and long-term issues for your physical and mental health. Here's what it's doing to your brain and body.
Qure.ai announced that the FDA granted clearance for its head CT scan tool, dubbed qER, that will assist radiologists in triaging patients.
Coronavirus herd immunity may be 'unachievable' after study suggests antibodies disappear after weeks in some people
A study of more than 61,000 people in Spain found that just 5% had developed antibodies that could provide COVID-19 immunity.
Novavax is getting $1.6 billion from Operation Warp Speed to help produce 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine by January.
In Los Angeles, the massive Dodger Stadium testing site closed for 4 days, even as the city sees a rise in cases and the county struggles to meet the demand for testing
Los Angeles's largest coronavirus testing sites, Dodger Stadium could tests 6,000 people a day before it closed over the weekend.
WHO says the coronavirus isn't airborne, but 239 scientists disagree. Either way, your precautions should remain the same.
Avoiding large gatherings, social distancing, and wearing masks can lower one's risk of infection, whether or not the coronavirus lingers in the air.
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.
NASA's powerful Hubble space telescope has beamed back a striking photo of a 'fluffy' galaxy with a ghostly, empty center
The photo from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows how newborn stars have used up all the gas at this galaxy's center.
Harvard is keeping classes online this fall, placing it among the 8% of US colleges planning to do so. Here's the list so far.
Harvard is staying online through spring. Other universities may do the same, since research suggests the coronavirus could make a fall resurgence.
Arizona's healthcare workers say they're working 90-hour weeks and are worried they don't have enough well-trained staff to treat severe coronavirus cases
While hospitals in the state may reach capacity soon, one doctor said the real issue is finding enough well-trained staff to tend to severe patients.
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Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion Joey Chestnut downed a record 75 hot dogs in 10 minutes. Here's the science behind how he does it.
Eating contests do a number on the human body, hitting everything from a hot dog chomper's brain to their gut and their blood stream.
Arizona healthcare workers say they're seeing severe coronavirus cases in people from their 20s to their 90s, but people aren't taking it seriously — in 'denial' they won't get it
"It's scary people aren't taking it seriously," physician's assistant Sarah Barr told Business Insider as Arizona's outbreak keeps getting worse.
How 13 top drugmakers are sprinting to develop a coronavirus vaccine or treatment that can halt this pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has infected millions of people across the world. Here are the top research efforts for vaccines and treatments.
Anxiety about the coronavirus is normal. To manage it, control what you can, virtually connect with loved ones, and practice gratitude.
The mayors of Houston and Austin say their hospitals will be overwhelmed within 2 weeks if the coronavirus isn't brought under control
Texas hospitals are facing "serious, serious trouble" if the coronavirus isn't reined in soon, said Mayor Sylvester Turner of Houston.
Gilead turned a failed Ebola drug into the first effective coronavirus treatment. Here's everything you need to know about remdesivir.
The antiviral was previously tested as a treatment for hepatitis C and Ebola. Here's why remdesivir is now the leading treatment for COVID-19.