Coronavirus spikes again in rush to reopen. But lockdowns are more complex second time around

From English pubs to the Spanish seaside, mini-lockdowns are cropping up all over the world as countries face fresh clusters of infection.
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Authors: Beech BM, Woodard L Abstract As of late May 2020, more than 1.5 million people had tested positive for coronavirus infection in the United States; however, only 3% of Americans had been tested. However, testing is only one of the key elements in the effort to control communicable diseases. There is a need to investigate others who may have been exposed to the virus; this can be accomplished through a foundational public health strategy - contact tracing. Most public health students and professionals have been introduced to the concept of contact tracing; however, competency in this area is undetermined. Th...
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Authors: Lackland DT, Sims-Robinson C, Jones Buie JN, Voeks JH Abstract The randomized clinical trial (RCT) has long been recognized as the 'gold standard' for developing evidence for clinical treatments and vaccines; however, the successful implementation and translation of these findings is predicated upon external validity. The generalization of RCT findings are jeopardized by the lack of participation of at-risk groups such as African Americans, with long-recognized disproportional representation. Distinct factors that deter participation in RCTs include distrust, access, recruitment strategies, perceptions of ...
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Publication date: Available online 3 August 2020Source: Personality and Individual DifferencesAuthor(s): Haopeng Chen, Xiaolin Zhao, Mei Zeng, Jiwen Li, Xi Ren, Mengning Zhang, Yadong Liu, Juan Yang
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This article was first published by the UN Chronicle on 6 July 2020.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The post The UN General Assembly: A 75-Year Journey Towards the Future We Want appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: Tijjani Muhammad-Bande is President of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and Permanent Representat...
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Coronavirus is more widespread in the US than ever before, prompting White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx to say over the weekend the country has entered a "new phase" of the pandemic.
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CNN's Miguel Marquez talks to four parents from the same school district in Arizona about sending their children back to school during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Jails can be a large source of coronavirus spread both inside the facility and in the surrounding communities, researchers reported Monday.
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With prospects of a Covid-19 vaccine looking up, attention is turning to the problem of anti-vax ideas. The number of conspiracy theories circulating about coronavirus don't help. Here are six rules an expert uses for talking to conspiracy theorists in an effort to change their mind.
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Studies of patients with severe cases of Covid-19 show the immune system lacks its usual coordinated response.
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America ’s biopharmaceutical companies are working around the clock to defeat COVID-19, a disease caused by a novel strain of the coronavirus. The biopharmaceutical industry continues to make significantprogress toward identifying solutions to diagnose, treat and prevent infections from the virus.
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