Tag Archives: Infectious diseases

How South Korea Successfully Managed Coronavirus

SEOUL—South Korea appears to have cracked the code for managing the coronavirus. Its solution is straightforward, flexible and relatively easy to replicate. The country has averaged about 77 new daily cases since early April and recently suppressed a spike in infections. Adjusting for population, that would be the equivalent of …

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Democrats Prepare New Coronavirus Aid Proposal

WASHINGTON—House Democrats are readying a new, scaled-down package of coronavirus aid that would include assistance to airlines, restaurants and small businesses, according to people familiar with the matter, but Republicans said the chances of a deal before Election Day remained slim. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) is aiming for …

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Latest news on the Covid-19 pandemic

Top U.S. health officials concluded two days of congressional testimony on Wednesday, offering updates on the nation’s coronavirus pandemic response and the status of a potential vaccine. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a member of the White House coronavirus task force, testified the …

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U.S. New Coronavirus Cases Inch Lower

Newly reported cases of Covid-19 in the U.S. were down slightly from a day earlier, as another vaccine enters final-stage testing. The U.S. reported 37,330 new cases Wednesday, down from 39,334 Tuesday. In all, the U.S. has had 6.93 million reported cases and more than 201,900 people have died. World-wide, …

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