Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Economists develop computer model for coronavirus measures

How do the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus crisis impact the economy? What measures are suitable to minimize the number of people infected and killed by SARS-CoV-2? And how are these two dynamics related? Academics ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Paraguay controls coronavirus, while its neighbors struggle

As nearby nations grapple with uncontrolled spread of the novel coronavirus, the poor, landlocked nation of Paraguay appears to be controlling the disease, with just a few thousand confirmed cases and a few dozen deaths.

Health

New insights into links between national income and obesity

Analysis of data from 147 countries has uncovered new insights into the positive relationship between national income and obesity rates. Debabrata Talukdar of the State University of New York at Buffalo and colleagues present ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China raises Wuhan death toll as US plots re-opening

The Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged raised its death toll by 50 percent on Friday, revealing the ground zero of the global pandemic had been much worse hit than Beijing had previously reported.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan declares state of emergency over coronavirus

Japan on Tuesday declared a state of emergency over a spike in coronavirus cases, ramping up efforts to contain infections but stopping short of the strict lockdowns seen in other parts of the world.

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