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Why is the US experiencing a coronavirus resurgence?
The number of new COVID-19 cases in the United States is hitting levels not seen since the early part of the pandemic in April.
US births fall to 35-year low, and virus could drive them down more
The latest numbers were released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Con...
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests sweeping changes to offices
If followed, the guidelines would lead to a far-reaching r...
NDDB promotes 'pashu ayurveda' to control animal diseases
Cattle and buffaloes account for more than 50% of the livestock population in India, according to the latest census. The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is aggressively promoting use of ethno-veterinary medicine after seeing success in a pilot project run at Sabarkantha dairy in Gujarat.
Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few infections
It identified just 300 positive cases, all of whom had no symptoms. The city found no infections among 1,174 close contacts of the people who tested positive, suggesting they were not spreading it easily to others.
Dead Covid-19 particles muddy test results
The so-called SARS-CoV-2 virus dies one to two weeks after infecting and proliferating inside respiratory cells, doctors at the National Medical Center in Seoul told reporters on Wednesday. Pieces of the virus’s genetic material may remain in cells and be detected by a nucleic acid test a month or two after infection, underscoring the limitation of testing, they said.
More death, economic damage if US reopens too fast: Expert
The advice from Fauci and other key government officials - delivered by dramatic, sometimes awkward teleconference - was at odds with a president who urges on protests of state-ordered restraints and insists that "day after day, we're making tremendous strides."
South Korea's Moon warns of Covid-19 second wave as cases rebound
The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) reported 34 new infections, the highest since April 9, after a small outbreak emerged around a slew of nightclubs, prompting the authorities to temporary close all nightly entertainment facilities around the capital.
Seoul shuts down more than 2,100 nightclubs
South Korea's capital has shut down more than 2,100 nightclubs, hostess bars and discos after dozens of coronavirus infections were linked to club goers who went out last weekend as the country relaxed social distancing guidelines.
Coronavirus could kill 190,000 Africans and 'smolder' in continent
More than 52,000 confirmed infections and 2,074 virus-related deaths have been reported by African countries, according to figures released Friday by the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Trump administration shelves CDC guide to reopening America
Traditionally, it’s been the CDC’s role to give the public and local officials guidance and science-based information during public health crises. During this one, however, the CDC has not had a regular, pandemic-related news briefing in nearly two months.
Anthony Fauci to testify before U.S. Senate, not House, on virus response
Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House, defended his decision to block the nation's top infectious disease expert from appearing before the House, saying he was being set up by Democrats who hate him and want to win back the White House in November's presidential election.
Yoga from home to mark International Yoga Day this year in US
For health enthusiasts in the US, popular yoga guru Baba Ramdev is scheduled to conduct a virtual session on common yoga protocol with postures (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama) and meditation during an online event organized by the Indian Consulate in Houston in collaboration with various community organisations.
Loss of smell or taste added to list of COVID-19 symptoms: Health Ministry
The ministry said that coronavirus-infected patients reporting to various COVID-19 treatment facilities have been reporting symptoms like fever, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, expectoration, myalgia, rhinorrhea, sore throat and diarrhea.
As economies stagger, pressures grow to ease virus lockdowns
New unemployment figures Thursday covering the 19 European countries that use the shared euro currency underscored how massive job-protection programs are temporarily keeping millions of Europeans on payrolls, sparing them the record-setting flood of layoffs that is battering tens of millions of Americans.
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