Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why COVID-19 infection curves behave so unexpectedly

With the first COVID-19 epidemic peak behind them, many countries explained the decrease of infection numbers through non-pharmaceutical interventions. Phrases like "social distancing" and "flatten the curve" have become ...

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Coronavirus can still be brought under control: WHO

The World Health Organization said Friday that it is still possible to bring coronavirus outbreaks under control, even though case numbers have more than doubled in the past six weeks.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazilian scientists develop COVID-19 accelerometer

Researchers at São Paulo State University (UNESP) in Araçatuba, Brazil, have developed a computational tool that acts like a "COVID-19 accelerometer," plotting in real time the rate at which growth is accelerating or decelerating ...

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UK's official virus-related death toll surpasses 40,000

The U.K. became the second country to officially record more than 40,000 coronavirus-related deaths as more than 100 scientists wrote to the British government on Friday to urge it to reconsider lifting virus lockdown restrictions.

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Modelling predicts COVID-19 resurgence if physical distancing relaxed

If physical distancing measures in Ontario are relaxed too much or too quickly, the province could see hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients as well as exponential growth in deaths, concludes new research involving ...

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