CDC guidance says coronavirus doesn't spread easily on surfaces

The CDC also estimates 35% of those with COVID-19 are asymptomatic and 40% of transmission occurs before people feel sick.
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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS–CoV-2), the cause of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has spurred a global health crisis. To date, there are no proven options for prophylaxis for those who have been exposed to SARS–CoV-2, nor therapy for those who develop COVID-19. Immune (i.e., “convalescent”) plasma refers to plasma that is collected from individuals following resolution of infection and development of antibodies. Passive antibody administration through transfusion of convalescent plasma may offer the only short-term strategy for conferring immediate immunity to susceptib...
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Dr Fauci says he hasn ’t spoken to Trump in two weeks; New Zealand to consider easing restrictions earlier than planned; Mexico deaths pass 10,000. Follow the latest updatesSingapore reopens schoolsUK: Critics round on No 10 over ‘ridiculous’ rules for 14-day quarantineAustralia coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage6.46amBSTTheAssociated Pressis carrying a report that says Chinese officials sat on releasing the genetic map, or genome, of the coronavirus for over a week after multiple government labs had fully decoded it, not sharing details key to ...
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NIEHS-funded researchers develop online tools to better understand the spread of the novel coronavirus. (read more)
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[Premium Times] Nigeria's tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday rose to 10, 578 as 416 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
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[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate ease of the lockdown imposed on Kano State as part of measures to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
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Ian Sample talks to Prof Carl Heneghan about the uncertainties in predicting future outbreaks of Covid-19 and what we can do to prevent themContinue reading...
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Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of the American College of Radiology, Volume 17, Issue 6Author(s): Robert Chun Chen, Lionel Tim-Ee Cheng, Joshua Li Liang Lim, Apoorva Gogna, David Chee Eng Ng, Louis Zhang Yi Teo, Bien Soo Tan
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Publication date: Available online 31 May 2020Source: Journal of the American College of RadiologyAuthor(s): Frank J. Lexa, David Fessell
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A first look inside Covid-19's impact at Arizona nursing homes shows hundreds of cases and scores of deaths among residents and staff. In Arizona, 227 residents in 69 nursing homes were diagnosed with Covid-19, with 88 deaths, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. Also affected were nursing home staff, with 372 cases and one death reported. As of June 1, the Arizona Department of Healt h Services reported 917 total coronavirus deaths. However, this new…
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Government leaders and health officials have expressed their concern that coronavirus could rapidly spread during protests over the death of George Floyd.
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