1000-fold increase in quantum of COVID-19 tests: ICMR
A total of 25,12,388 samples had been tested by 9 am of May 20, and the testing capacity has been scaled up to 1 lakh tests per day, it said.
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It could take generations for enough genetic change to take place to substantially weaken a coronavirus -- both the one that causes COVID-19 and other forms that were around before it.
On the heels of studies showing hydroxychloroquine doesn't help patients in the hospital with Covid-19, a new study -- the first of its kind -- shows the drug doesn't work to prevent infection with the virus, either.
The CDC warns that some people may be putting off getting emergency care for serious health conditions during the coronavirus pandemic -- and fewer visits for critical conditions could result in complications or even death.
The United States should have 100 million doses of one candidate coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, said Tuesday.
The World Health Organization will resume its trial of hydroxychloroquine for potential use against the coronavirus, its chief said on Wednesday, after those running the study briefly stopped giving it to new patients over health concerns.Reuters Health Information
New York will start to allow outdoor dining at restaurants as soon as Thursday in much of the state outside of New York City and its suburbs as coronavirus restrictions ease
The Trump administration chose 5 companies as the most likely to produce a vaccine. The tally of new cases is rising in the U.S., partly because of expanded testing. Italy ends travel restrictions.
Dr John Whyte talks with Dr Robert A. Harrington and Bob Brisco about how the pandemic has led to the rapid adoption of telemedicine and other changes in how doctors treat patients.WebMD
Italian public health officials and the World Health Organization warn there's no evidence to support claims that SARS-CoV-2 is weakening, as some Italian clinicians have reported.WebMD Health News