Tag Archives: Pandemics

WHO officials warn US President Trump against calling coronavirus ‘the Chinese virus’

[ad_1] World Health Organization officials warned against calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus” as U.S. President Donald Trump has done, saying that it could unintentionally lead to racial profiling. “Viruses no know borders and they don’t care about your ethnicity, the color of your skin or how much money you have …

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Coronavirus will infect half the global population, EIU predicts

[ad_1] The new coronavirus will infect half of the global population and have a fatality rate of up to 3%, analysts said Wednesday. “We assume that the virus will infect around 50% of the world population; 20% of the cases will be severe, and 1-3% will result in deaths,” analysts …

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A Demographer’s View of the Coronavirus Pandemic

[ad_1] C. Jessica Metcalf, a professor of ecology, evolutionary biology, and public affairs at Princeton, is a demographer who studies the spread of infectious diseases. Her work on health policy has special importance now, as scientists and public officials seek to halt the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. I …

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