Coronavirus spread accelerates again in Germany

New coronavirus infections are accelerating again in Germany just days after its leaders loosened social restrictions, raising concerns that the pandemic could once again slip out of control.

Blood-pressure drugs are in the crosshairs of COVID-19 research

A disproportionate number of patients hospitalized by COVID-19 have high blood pressure. Theories about why the condition makes them more vulnerable have sparked a fierce debate among scientists over the impact of widely prescribed blood-pressure drugs. The drugs are known as ACE inhibitor.