Travellers from Italy brought Covid-19 to one in four virus-hit countries outside China, study finds

This post was originally published on this siteSome 27 per cent of countries reportedly had their first case in people who had recently travelled to Italy between December and March. By Sarah

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Sage expert blasts ‘chaotic’ and politicised Covid drug trials

This post was originally published on this siteThe research community needs “to take a harsh look at ourselves” as more than a third of trials have been too small to provide

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Dr Tom Frieden: ‘Blaming CDC for US Covid failures is like blaming someone encased in concrete for failing to swim’

This post was originally published on this site‘Public health is sometimes seen as having failed in this response, but the truth is that leaders failed to follow public health

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Coronavirus latest news: Liverpool FC condemn ‘wholly unacceptable’ gathering of fans celebrating title win

This post was originally published on this siteLiverpool Football Club has condemned the “wholly unacceptable” gatherings of fans celebrating title win, after huge crowds descended on

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China participates in global coronavirus summit while US maintains silence

This post was originally published on this siteRoughly £6.5 billion was pledged to develop vaccines, treatments and diagnostics – and ensure their equitable distribution. By Sarah

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Warning for African countries as coronavirus cases mount worldwide

This post was originally published on this siteEgypt, Algeria and South Africa are at a high risk of importing new coronavirus cases from China, experts have warned. According to a study

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Coronavirus: how do you control a disease outbreak and do face masks work?

This post was originally published on this siteThe decision to quarantine some 20 million people in three cities in China – including Wuhan, a regional capital that is larger than London

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UN labels 2010s a ‘deadly decade’ as attacks against children in war treble

This post was originally published on this siteThe United Nations has labelled the last 10 years as a “deadly decade” for children, as attacks against young people in war zones have

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‘Ground breaking’ typhoid vaccine reduces infections by 80 per cent in Nepal

This post was originally published on this siteA “ground breaking” typhoid vaccine has reduced cases of the bacterial disease by more than 80 per cent in a trial involving 20,000

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Largest ever study of African genome will help fight racial bias in medical data, say experts

This post was originally published on this siteThe single biggest genome study of African people has been completed in Uganda, which experts hope will help overturn an “inherent bias”

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