Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The importance of epidemiological modeling

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, epidemiological models continue to provide vital information for lawmakers, public health officials, and individuals trying to slow the spread of the virus.

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Holidays to test Thailand's easing of virus restrictions

Thai authorities urged vigilance Friday as the country celebrates its first long holiday weekend after lifting most restrictions imposed to fight the spread of the coronavirus. No new local infections have been reported in ...

Medical research

Tracking mobility of individuals offers clues to finding COVID

Harvard scientists are leading a global research network that is using data from mobile devices and social media to document people's movements during the COVID-19 outbreak and translate that information to help government ...

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Surging US virus cases raise fear that progress is slipping

Alarming surges in coronavirus cases across the U.S. South and West raised fears Monday that the outbreak is spiraling out of control and that hard-won progress against the scourge is slipping away because of resistance among ...

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Cyprus to start random virus testing at its airports

Random coronavirus tests will be carried out on a proportion of travelers arriving at Cyprus' airports as an added layer of protection against the virus' spread, government officials said Friday.

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'Ticking time bomb:' Lack of beds slows Delhi's virus fight

In New Delhi, a sprawling capital region of 46 million and home to some of India's highest concentration of hospitals, a pregnant woman's death after a frantic hunt for a sickbed was a worrying sign about the country's ability ...

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Resurgence of virus threatens South Korea's success story

Just weeks ago, South Korea was celebrating its hard-won gains against the coronavirus, easing social distancing, reopening schools and promoting a tech-driven anti-virus campaign President Moon Jae-in has called "K-quarantine."

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UK eases more lockdown restrictions to a wary nation

Britain moved to further ease lockdown restrictions on Monday despite warnings from some health officials that the risk of spreading COVID-19 was still too great.

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