As another deadly virus steals the headlines, Harvey J. Alter, Charles M. Rice and Michael Houghton are honored for discovering the Hepatitis C virus.
University of Illinois chemistry professor Marty Burke, along with his research team, designed an aggressive testing program to allow the university to reopen this fall.
The department of health has suggested other ways to celebrate, such as online parties and car parades.
There have been 70,630 new child cases of COVID-19, a 16% increase over two weeks, between August 20 and September 3, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Thirty states have received approval from FEMA for the extra benefits aimed at helping jobless workers.
The CDC says there is no evidence to suggest that consuming or handling food is associated with the coronavirus.
A classroom simulation shows how the spread of the virus is significantly cut down simply by placing ventilation near a teacher.
The achievement was reached the same weekend the United States surpassed 5 million confirmed cases of the virus.
"This is about the farmer that provides me beautiful produce, this is about the fisherman that gives me beautiful shrimp. I'm keeping their jobs alive," Chef Nina Compton said.
The reason for the discrepancy between the test results was not immediately clear.
Drugmaker is charging $32 to $37 for initial doses, more than triple the cost of other vaccines being tested.
Of the nation's 10 largest school districts, five will either start the new school year solely with online instruction or are recommending doing so.
Researchers are recommending scientists study the potential use of cannabis-derived CBD in anti-viral therapies, due to its known anti-inflammatory properties.
In the past 48 hours, the county has reported 7,350 new cases of the virus.
Gottlieb said there are four major epicenters of coronavirus spread in the U.S.
"The challenge with exponential growth is everything looks OK until suddenly it doesn't," Gottlieb said.
Study in Europe found patients with Type A were more likely to get severely ill and those with Type O less likely, but more research needed, scientists agree.
"Unless players are essentially in a bubble – insulated from the community and they are tested nearly every day – it would be very hard to see how football is able to be played this fall," he said.
As hundreds of thousands go back under complete lockdowns in China's capital, Tokyo is also grappling with a new surge in COVID-19 infections.
Experts say crack a window or open a door to help disperse any virus floating in the air indoors.
The women were allowed to leave quarantine early after arriving in the country from London.
The first large study of whether the drug could prevent people from getting infected finds it's no better than a placebo.
Among the fifth who told AP/NORC Center pollsters they wouldn't, safety worries were the top concern.
President Trump has launched Operation Warp Speed, which aims to make millions of doses of a coronavirus vaccine available by years end.
China plans to test all 11 million people in epicenter city Wuhan after finding new cases, while South Korea races to contain a new cluster in Seoul.
Between March 11 and May 2, about 24,000 more people died in the city than researchers would ordinarily expect during that time period.
On Sunday, Cuomo announced that hospitalizations, intubations and new cases of coronavirus are all down.
Kevin Hassett predicted that the unemployment rate will likely reach its peak in May or June.
Foreign Ministry in Beijing says figuring out COVID-19 origin should be left to scientists, "not politicians who lie for their own domestic political ends."
There's "a real danger that more people could potentially die from the economic impact of COVID-19 than from the virus itself," says the U.N. food agency's chief.
"I have seen more toes in the past two weeks in my clinic than I have in my entire previous career combined," one dermatologist tells CBS News.
"I have seen more toes in the past two weeks in my clinic than I have in my entire previous career combined," one dermatologist told CBS News.
The study comes one day after Georgia's death toll from the virus passed 1,000.
Deaths from the coronavirus in the United States now top 52,000, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University.
President insists he alone will decide when it's safe to open the country back up, but some governors and scholars say he's overstating his power.
COVID-19 has claimed almost 70,000 lives around the world, but even as Americans brace for a "horrific" period, there are reasons for hope.
The country is bracing for what is likely to be the deadliest week of the pandemic in the U.S. thus far.
The singer revealed on social media that she tested positive several weeks ago.
During the coronavirus pandemic, people are moving less — and so is the planet.