COVID-19 infections may be rising again in Georgia

Five weeks after Georgia became the first U.S. to lift shelter-in-place restrictions, COVID-19 infections may be increasing again. Still, one Emory public health expert cautions it may be too soon to say if the trend will continue.

Race to develop COVID-19 vaccine heats up

One of the country's leading coronavirus experts says the US could have a COVID-19 vaccine as early as January of 2021. Dr. Anthony Fauci says the company behind one of the frontrunner vaccine, Moderna Therapeutics, could begin producing millions of doses months before we know for certain whether the vaccine works.

Study on safety of malaria drugs for coronavirus retracted

Thursday’s retraction in the journal Lancet involved a May 22 report on hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, drugs long used for preventing or treating malaria but whose safety and effectiveness for COVID-19 are unknown.

US private sector lost 2.7M jobs in May

Private employers slashed 2.7 million jobs in May as the coronavirus-induced lockdown devastated the U.S. economy and labor market, according to the ADP National Employment Report released Wednesday.

Stocks fight for gains after Trump vows to quell rioting

U.S. equity markets fought for gains Tuesday after President Trump threatened to deploy the military to quell violence and looting in cities across America after the death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis.