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The number of infections now regularly tops 50,000 per day, higher than in April when the US was in the first grip of infections.
“We’ve known since 1946 that coughing and talking generate aerosols,” said Linsey Marr, an expert in airborne transmission of viruses at Virginia Tech.
The surgeon general's refusal to advise people not to attend large gatherings is at odds with the CDC's current recommendation, which states that large, in-person events are high risk.
Iran, which has been struggling to contain the Middle East's deadliest outbreak, on Monday recorded its highest single-day COVID death toll of 162.
The good news is that when researchers looked at individuals who mounted a strong immune response, they were able to identify three antibodies (depicted above) that were extremely effective at neutralizing SARS-CoV-2.
More than 100 vaccines are being tested worldwide
WHO to Investigate
About 70 percent carry the mutation, officially designated D614G but known more familiarly to scientists as “G.”
Cruises also have the very things that help the coronavirus spread: large gatherings, confined spaces and workers who live in tight shared quarters.
We have almost 60 projects that have entered or emerged from this shark-tank stage.
Throughout the pandemic, many child care centers have stayed open for the children of front-line workers
Municipal authorities shut down sporting events and tourism sites in the capital on Saturday.
Coronavirus vaccines being developed and tested at unprecedented speed are not likely to be ready before the end of the year at the earliest.
People should avoid using the malaria medicine hydroxychloroquine to treat or prevent coronavirus infection, except as part of a clinical trial to study it.
Sweden has 6.08 deaths per million inhabitants, higher than the UK, USA and Italy
The U.S. needs to step up testing.
The Navy said the sailors were removed from the ship and placed in isolation, and are receiving medical care.
The U.S. has the highest number of COVID-19-related deaths, based on the Johns Hopkins database.
Everlywell’s kit is authorized to be used by individuals at home who have been screened using an online questionnaire that is reviewed by a health care provider.
Moderna Announces Positive Interim Phase 1 Data for its mRNA Vaccine (mRNA-1273) Against Novel Coronavirus Moderna Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2020-- Moderna, Inc., (Nasdaq: MRNA)...
There has never has a public-private biomedical research effort of this scope and scale come together with such speed and determination.
On Feb. 13, a full two weeks before New Zealand’s first confirmed coronavirus case, Ardern and her finance minister, Grant Robertson, were hungry for statistics.
The test has a 90% accuracy rate.
The FDA, jointly with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), previously issued a warning letter to Xephyr about its colloidal silver products.
A handful of other veterinary labs across the country are running human tests, adding diagnostic capacity to a patchwork national testing effort beset by several woes.
We’ve seen a growing list of disturbing statistics about how blacks, Hispanics, tribal communities, and some other racial, ethnic, and disadvantaged socioeconomic groups are bearing the brunt of COVID-19.
In addition to its COVID-19 lab test launched early in March, LabCorp offers an antibody blood test that can confirm whether the person has ever been infected with the virus.
Some hospitals say the legal uncertainty is making them wary of resuming long-stalled elective procedures.
Over half of cases and deaths are in Moscow
The authors emphasize that developing COVID-19 vaccines will require unprecedented cooperation from governments, academic institutions, industry, and global philanthropic partners
The head of the Food and Drug Administration will also self-quarantine; all three are on the coronavirus task force.
Health Editor's Note: Nothing like taking fear of the unknown and using that to add to your harebrained and disturbingly harmful anti-vaxx rhetoric.....Carol Anti-vaccination leaders...
Preliminary evidence suggests that having an allergic condition paradoxically may reduce a person’s susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 infection and severe COVID-19 disease.
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People with the coronavirus can crash before or after they are hospitalized