Virus vanguard: Cape Town learned painful lessons early on

For months, the city of Cape Town was the biggest coronavirus hot spot in Africa
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The coronavirus epidemic has hit buffets hard. Relying on sneeze guards and the good manners and hygiene of other diners is particularly problematic now.
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Dr. R. Pierce Osborne II, the dental association chief, touts COVID-19 precautions and says not a single U.S. virus case has been traced to a dental visit.
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Paul Kreth, co-owner and CEO of Shorty Small’s in Little Rock, told Arkansas Business that he and his team “just want to claim that we’re doing the best that we can possibly do” when it comes to protecting diners and the restaurant’s employees from the coronavirus.
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Residents in state of Victoria wake up after first night of curfew;‘major incident’ declared in Manchester;Nancy Pelosi says she has no confidence in Birx over handling of pandemic. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus global report: ‘response fatigue’ fears as Mexico hits 9,000 daily casesVictoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown restrictions including overnight curfewGreater Manchester declares major incident after rise in Covid-19 casesSee all our coronavirus coverage1.06amBSTThe US reported 1.87 million cases in July alone, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker.This figure i...
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India records nearly 55,000 new cases;UK planning to avoid a second national lockdown. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus blog here for live updatesCoronavirus global report: ‘response fatigue’ fears as Mexico hits 9,000 daily casesVictoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown in MelbourneSee all our coronavirus coverage12.12amBSTWe have launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: Global cases near 18m as Melbourne braces for further lockdown measures12.01amBSTA major incident has been declared in Greater Manchester in resp...
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Patients to be given treatments less likely to damage immune system and in some cases able to be taken at homeNHS England is spending £160m on new “Covid-friendly” cancer drugs that will be less likely to damage the immune system and, in some cases, can be taken at home so that patients do not have to visit hospital.NHS England said 2,000 patients had already benefitted from a range of treatments approved for use as “swaps” for existing drugs. More will be available from this week, after a series of deals struck between the NHS and pharma companies, it said in a statement.Some of these new opt...
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Experts however have doubts about unproven swab tests for the diagnosis of flu and Covid-19Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTwo new tests for Covid-19 that are said to deliver results within 90 minutes are to be introduced across NHS hospitals and care homes,to speed up diagnosis ahead of winter and differentiate coronavirus infection from flu, the government says.But some experts were surprised by the government ’s decision, saying the particular tests were not well-known. No data had been published concerning their evaluation.The government had made mistakes in buying tests that tur...
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In this study, through a literature review and data collec tion, we focus on the selection and consideration of antitumor treatment strategies for advanced lung cancer during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic.
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Exclusive: Sir Paul Nurse says lack of openness fuelled poor decisions and put public trust at riskCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOne of the country ’s most senior scientists has criticised government for the “shroud of secrecy” drawn over major decisions in the coronavirus crisis and urged ministers to be more open about the reasons behind their policies.Sir Paul Nurse, the nobel laureate and director of the Francis Crick Institute in London, said important decisions throughout the pandemic had been made in what appeared to be a “black box” of scientists, ci...
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(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to close out an unprecedented test flight by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company. It was the first splashdown by U.S. astronauts in 45 years, with the first commercially built and operated spacecraft to carry people to and from orbit. The return clears the way for another SpaceX crew launch as early as next month and possible tourist flights next year. Test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken rode the SpaceX Dragon capsule back to Earth less than a day after dep...
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