Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Novel coronavirus circulated undetected months before first COVID-19 cases in Wuhan, China

Using molecular dating tools and epidemiological simulations, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues at the University of Arizona and Illumina, Inc., estimate that the SARS-CoV-2 virus was likely circulating undetected for at most two months before the first human cases of COVID-19 were described in Wuhan, China in late-December… Read More »

Calculator shows how much Obamacare subsidies will increase after coronavirus relief bill

For people who have health insurance via the Obamacare exchanges or are considering getting it, the American Rescue Plan Act increases the premium tax credits, also known as subsidies, to help pay for coverage. But how much in premium tax credits will people qualify for? To answer that, a good resource is the Kaiser Family… Read More »

New York Gov. Cuomo ends coronavirus quarantine list, requires travelers to get tested instead

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a news conference on September 08, 2020 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ending a requirement for travelers from places with a high amount of coronavirus cases to quarantine for two weeks upon arriving in the state. Instead,… Read More »