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Lessons from Japan on containing coronavirus could help U.S. reopen safely
Fri, 29 May 2020 12:01:05 -0400
Lessons from Japan on containing coronavirus could help U.S. reopen safelyIn many ways, Japan’s experience of the coronavirus pandemic has paralleled America’s.
National Institutes of Health chief says he understands why coronavirus guidelines confused Americans
Fri, 29 May 2020 05:00:16 -0400
National Institutes of Health chief says he understands why coronavirus guidelines confused AmericansFrancis Collins of the NIH says the shifting guidance on face masks reflects earlier efforts to preserve enough masks for first responders and a growing understanding of how the virus spreads.
White House encourages hydroxychloroquine use for coronavirus again
Thu, 28 May 2020 17:03:55 -0400
White House encourages hydroxychloroquine use for coronavirus againSpeaking during a press briefing on Thursday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany strongly endorsed the “prophylactic” use of hydroxychloroquine: that is, to prevent contracting the coronavirus.
Defense secretary says coronavirus vaccine will be available within months, but experts skeptical
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:30:02 -0400
Defense secretary says coronavirus vaccine will be available within months, but experts skepticalPentagon leaders expressed strong confidence Thursday that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by January, and possibly as early as this fall — claims that were met with skepticism by scientific experts.
Coronavirus is a 'racial pandemic,' doctors and scholars warn
Wed, 27 May 2020 18:40:21 -0400
Coronavirus is a 'racial pandemic,' doctors and scholars warnEven as President Trump and many of his allies are rushing to reopen the nation from a months-long pandemic lockdown, that pandemic continues to devastate communities of color, a raft of witnesses warned legislators on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
Biden marks 100,000 coronavirus deaths: 'A milestone we should have never reached'
Wed, 27 May 2020 18:40:07 -0400
Biden marks 100,000 coronavirus deaths: 'A milestone we should have never reached'Former Vice President Joe Biden marked the grim milestone of 100,000 U.S. deaths with a video message he directed at the family members of those who had perished. that also offered a sharp rebuke of President Trump, the man he hopes to succeed in the White House.
Over 100,000 Americans have now died of the coronavirus
Wed, 27 May 2020 17:50:54 -0400
Over 100,000 Americans have now died of the coronavirusThe United States on Wednesday passed 100,000 coronavirus deaths, a grim figure that the White House initially warned might be the final toll.
One of Trump's favorite pollsters shows his approval plummeting
Wed, 27 May 2020 14:39:59 -0400
One of Trump's favorite pollsters shows his approval plummetingPresident Trump’s approval rating has plummeted since late February, according to the Rasmussen daily tracking poll, which the president frequently cited during his first three years in office.
Can an army of contact tracers help contain coronavirus?
Wed, 27 May 2020 13:12:24 -0400
Can an army of contact tracers help contain coronavirus?Public health experts have called for the U.S. to hire 100,000 or more contract tracers to track the spread of coronavirus. Will this strategy help contain the outbreak?
Trump, for some reason, compares coronavirus death toll (over 98,000) to that of swine flu (under 20,000)
Tue, 26 May 2020 17:43:26 -0400
Trump, for some reason, compares coronavirus death toll (over 98,000) to that of swine flu (under 20,000)On a day when the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic neared 100,000, President Trump sought to direct the nation’s attention back to the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic as a way to smear the reputation of his Democratic rival Joe Biden, who was vice president at the time.
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Coronavirus: Dental practices to reopen from 8 June
Fri, 29 May 2020 14:08:50 GMT
Dental practices in England have been told they can reopen from Monday, 8 June.
NHS Seacole: Covid-19 rehab centre takes first patients
Fri, 29 May 2020 10:14:06 GMT
Covid-19 survivors can require heart, lung and muscle therapy, or psychological and social care.
About 7% have had coronavirus, says ONS survey
Thu, 28 May 2020 17:34:34 GMT
The estimate is based on blood tests on 885 people in England as part of a household survey by the ONS.
Coronavirus: R number 'very similar' across UK
Thu, 28 May 2020 13:52:12 GMT
Scientists say there are no significant regional differences in coronavirus rates across the UK.
Coronavirus: Test and trace system kicks off in England and Scotland
Thu, 28 May 2020 15:44:18 GMT
Thousands of contact tracers are tracking down close contacts of people with coronavirus.
Coronavirus deaths in US top 100,000
Thu, 28 May 2020 14:34:08 GMT
The US has seen more deaths (currently 100,047) and infections (1.69 million) than any other country.
Coronavirus: Schools and workplaces could see 'local lockdowns'
Wed, 27 May 2020 15:46:36 GMT
Restrictions could be introduced if there is a local flare-up of coronavirus, a minister says.
Hairdressers say they are ready to open in June
Wed, 27 May 2020 09:28:20 GMT
Salons are asking the government to let them open before July to cut hair.
Coronavirus deaths fall to six-week low
Tue, 26 May 2020 15:36:54 GMT
Early May bank holiday delays mean the true death figures are likely to have been even lower.
Coronavirus: Can it affect eyesight?
Tue, 26 May 2020 11:46:55 GMT
The prime minister's chief adviser says his vision was affected by coronavirus.
Coronavirus cure: When will we have a drug to treat it?
Wed, 27 May 2020 09:53:21 GMT
There are no drugs proven to help doctors treat the disease, but work is under way around the world.
Coronavirus: Can we stay safe as lockdown eases?
Tue, 26 May 2020 07:21:05 GMT
As lockdowns ease, what are the risks of getting infected as people come into closer contact again?
Coronavirus: WHO halts trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety fears
Mon, 25 May 2020 20:05:00 GMT
Testing of hydroxychloroquine as a possible coronavirus treatment is suspended by the health agency.
Coronavirus: NHS app paves the way for 'immunity passports'
Tue, 26 May 2020 23:32:45 GMT
"Passports" showing individuals' health status could become the next front for fighting the pandemic.
'I have the most antibodies in the UK'
Wed, 27 May 2020 05:43:15 GMT
The NHS is urging some people who have recently recovered from Covid-19 to donate plasma.
Coronavirus: Schoolchildren's risks of catching and spreading the disease
Fri, 22 May 2020 14:50:51 GMT
Children appear to be at low risk from the disease, but are they spreading it?
Coronavirus: The human cost of virus misinformation
Wed, 27 May 2020 00:02:48 GMT
A BBC team tracking coronavirus misinformation has found links to assaults, arson and deaths - and the potential for even greater indirect harm.
Coronavirus lockdown: Why can some of us meet six people?
Wed, 20 May 2020 10:08:39 GMT
Different policies are down to a number of factors, including geography, science and politics, experts say.
Coronavirus: How will contact tracing work in England?
Thu, 28 May 2020 14:00:41 GMT
Millions in the UK will soon be asked to monitor who they have been near to combat coronavirus.
'I returned to nursing the day the pandemic was declared'
Tue, 19 May 2020 23:48:11 GMT
Hannah spent 12 years recovering from mental ill health, then happened to return to nursing the day Covid-19 was declared a pandemic.
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