Wuhan Coronavirus: C.D.C. Identifies First U.S. Case in Washington State
A man in Washington State is infected with a new respiratory virus. Federal officials plan to expand screenings for the infection at major airports.
Authors: Wang X, Zhang X, He J Abstract On December 31, 2019, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission announced an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), China is now at a critical period in the control of the epidemic. The Chinese Government has been taking a series of rapid, comprehensive, and effective prevention and control measures. As the pandemic has developed, a fact has become apparent: there is a serious dearth of emergency medical supplies, and especially an extreme shortage of personal protective equipment such as masks and medical protective clothing. This is one of the...
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CORONAVIRUS is a global epidemic. The contagious virus has been transmitted from country to country, and now a new study reveals it can have a more detrimental effect on men than women.
Carnival could be hurt financially after passengers on two of its ships were found to be infected.
The number of confirmed new cases in China appeared again to be slowing.
New coronavirus cases in the Chinese province at the epicenter of the outbreak fell for a second straight day, but deaths rose after the World Health Organization had cautioned there was not yet enough data to know if the epidemic had slowed.
This is not your grandmother ’s quarantine. People are confined and afraid, but their virtual lives have been largely uninterrupted.
Nature, Published online: 19 February 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00485-8Really random numbers from crystal growth, caution greets signs that the coronavirus epidemic has peaked and the next chapter for African genomics is being written in Nigeria.
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ’s Division of Global Health Protection talks about the coronavirus and her organization’s efforts to keep people safe when they travel.
More than 10 percent of the country ’s population faces restrictions on how often they can leave their homes.