Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: what if the drugs don't work?

There is no known treatment for COVID-19 and early clinical trial results of repurposed drugs have so far been disappointing.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New COVID-19 tool warns relaxing rules may increase deaths

A new tool designed to help state and local officials estimate the effects of social distancing and other public health interventions used to combat the COVID-19 pandemic has been released by the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

We can 'shrink' the COVID-19 curve, rather than just flatten it

Leaders and officials who are currently making crucial decisions about responses to COVID-19 can take heart that "flattening" the epidemic curve will not inevitably result in a need to apply drastic social distancing measures ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus modeling shows spread remains dangerously high globally

The reproduction number of the novel coronavirus is still at a dangerously high level globally, requiring greater public health interventions, according to data analyzed by a group including associate professor George Mohler ...

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UK rolls out tougher virus action after dire science warning

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government on Tuesday unveiled a huge package of support for businesses to help them survive the introduction of tough new social measures to stem the coronavirus outbreak.

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