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US says probing if coronavirus came from Chinese lab

President Donald Trump's administration is investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, saying it doesn't rule out that it came from a laboratory researching bats in Wuhan, China.

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Scientist develops interactive tool for mapping COVID-19 spread

In an effort to help people and public health officials, a team of University of Alberta researchers have developed an interactive tool to visualize past, current and future data for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How should we talk about our relative risk for COVID-19?

A key message coming through about COVID-19 is that older folks face much greater danger. But what might that suggest to the young about their own risk? It's called a "social comparison frame" and it's something health communicators ...

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People seek immediate solutions to cope with fear

The COVID-19 pandemic has evoked many emotions among people worldwide—none more prevalent than fear. These fears, according to University of Michigan psychology professor Joshua Ackerman, can be managed by finding activities ...

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COVID-19: Tips to reduce migraines for those susceptible to stress

Schools and workplaces are closed. Social distancing requirements are in place. And people in many cities are being urged to stay home to prevent further spread of COVID-19. The global pandemic has greatly disrupted everyone's ...

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Thailand bars entry as state of emergency bites

Thailand barred entry into the kingdom late on Wednesday, enacting sweeping emergency powers in a bid to stem the local spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Fact vs. Fiction: COVID-19

Finding reliable, accurate information about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is becoming more convoluted each day, especially when it comes to social media. With an overwhelming amount of information, it can be difficult to ...

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