Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine orders plummet amid coronavirus outbreak: CDC

Orders for vaccines against diseases such as measles have declined since a national emergency was declared in the United States because of the coronavirus pandemic, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO says virus 'natural in origin'

The World Health Organization reiterated Friday that the new coronavirus was of natural origin after US President Donald Trump claimed he had seen evidence it originated in a Chinese lab.

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Periodic physical distancing for COVID-19 control: New modelling study

A new modelling paper, using data from Ontario, indicates that dynamic physical distancing and other measures could help maintain health system capacity and prevent intensive care units (ICUs) from becoming overwhelmed because ...

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'Now is not the time to relax measures': WHO Europe

Despite "positive signs" from some countries, it is too early to scale back measures aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus, the World Health Organization's European office said Wednesday.

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