Modelers Suggest Pandemic Lockdowns Saved Millions From Dying Of COVID-19

This post was originally published on this siteTwo new papers published in the journal Nature say that lockdowns put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus were highly effective,

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WHO Halts Hydroxychloroquine Trial Over Safety Concerns

This post was originally published on this siteThe World Health Organization says it is temporarily halting its clinical trials that use hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients over

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Haitian Doctor Says This Is The Worst Epidemic He’s Faced

This post was originally published on this siteThe Pan American Health Organization this week warned of an impending humanitarian crisis in Haiti due to the coronavirus pandemic. Haiti has

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Scientists Try To Figure Out If Summer Will Slow The Spread Of COVID-19

This post was originally published on this siteThe worst outbreaks of COVID-19 so far have been in colder parts of the Northern Hemisphere during winter or early spring. Will warmer weather slow

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How South Korea Reined In The Outbreak Without Shutting Everything Down

This post was originally published on this siteDon’t see the graphic above? Click here. As of this week South Korea had just over 9,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, which puts it among the

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African Countries Respond Quickly To Spread Of COVID-19

This post was originally published on this siteEarlier this year, when the first reports of the coronavirus started to come out of China, global health officials said they were very worried about

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Singapore Wins Praise For Its COVID-19 Strategy. The US Does Not

This post was originally published on this siteHong Kong and Singapore were hit early with the coronavirus. But each now has fewer than 200 cases, while France, Germany and Spain, which were hit

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Hong Kong Has Contained Coronavirus So Far — But At A Significant Cost

This post was originally published on this siteAs the U.S. and much of the world deals with the arrival of COVID-19, one place that’s managed to limit the spread of the disease is Hong

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In Age of COVID-19, Hong Kong Innovates To Test And Quarantine Thousands

This post was originally published on this siteHong Kong is fighting an epic battle to keep the new coronavirus from exploding in its territory. As of Sunday, the city of 7.5 million had only 70

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How Hong Kong Beat SARS: Lessons Learned

This post was originally published on this siteAs the new coronavirus outbreak spreads around the world, Hong Kong is bracing for a possible surge in cases. The city so far only has 18 cases but

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