Canada’s more aggressive approach to testing during a crucial early phase of the coronavirus epidemic could make a difference in the way it plays out in North America, doctors and public-health experts say.


Doctors in European countries where the coronavirus has just begun to spread are warning that their health care systems aren’t prepared for an outbreak on the scale seen in China, South Korea or Italy.


The big winner of Super Tuesday was former Vice President Joe Biden, whose presidential campaign found new life. Investors in health-care stocks had a nice win as well.


Lawmakers and federal officials, alarmed by the spread of the coronavirus, are moving to plug gaps in the U.S. health-care system that could worsen the epidemic by deterring people from getting tested, such as a lack of insurance and paid sick days.

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The plan would initially bring 5G service to a pair of locations to power new Walmart digital health services the retailer aims to start offering to shoppers and employees.


Some diagnostic-app makers are holding off updating their tools, highlighting the shortage of data on the new coronavirus and the limitations of health services billed as artificial intelligence when faced with novel, fast-spreading illnesses.


Today’s DNA kits can reveal secrets that affect not just your own family but strangers as well. Should one person’s right to know take precedence over another’s life narrative?

Election 2020

Attacks over health care by Elizabeth Warren’s Democratic rivals, cautious debate performances and liberals’ late-2019 move to Bernie Sanders culminated in her disappointing fourth-place finish in New Hampshire.


Neither small-caps nor health-care stocks have been particularly hot this year, but small-cap health-care stocks are making a run.

New York

New York City officials are awaiting test results on three suspected cases of coronavirus and preparing for the possibility of quarantining visitors traveling from China and arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Pro PE Deals

National optical retailer Eyemart Express is weighing a sale, according to people familiar with the situation, amid rising deal activity in the vision segment.

Management & Careers

Starting in the fall of 2020, the university’s traditional two-year master’s of business administration degree will take a hard turn towards health and science, with a particularly heavy focus on quant skills, from coding proficiency to data analysis

Metro Money

Across New York City, health-care workers are leveraging their expertise to snag extra cash, often earning more per hour than they could with more common side gigs like delivering packages.