Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Portugal set to extend virus emergency

Portugal's government acknowledged Wednesday that it is struggling to withstand a second wave of the coronavirus, preparing to extend infection control measures and a state of emergency for two more weeks.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Superspreading events could help make COVID-19 endemic

The COVID-19 coronavirus is not your average virus. During the pandemic, it has become increasingly clear that averages do not apply in understanding the paths the virus takes or when or where it attacks. What some scientists ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU warns of slim window to avoid repeat of prior virus peak

European Union officials urged member nations Thursday to move quickly to slow the latest wave of COVID-19 infections to avoid a repeat of the broad lockdowns that paralyzed the continent's economy in the spring.

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European nations pin hopes on new measures as virus cases mount

Austria and Britain were among European nations grappling with mounting coronavirus infections Sunday, while restrictions were eased in the South Korean capital Seoul and work resumed on a much-hyped potential vaccine.

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