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 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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.

Health

Dodgy patient treatment: It's not us, it's them, say the experts

Patients might not be getting the best advice about which treatments do or don't work, according to our study published today. We found professional societies are more likely to call out other health professionals for providing ...

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