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The WHO is hunting for the coronavirus’s origins. Here are the new details.

Ten months have passed since health officials cited Wuhan’s Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market as ground zero for the COVID-19 pandemic—and a global debate over how the pandemic began has existed for nearly as long. But the public may soon learn answers as the World Health Organization embarks on the final …

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Nine Days in Wuhan, the Ground Zero of the Coronavirus Pandemic

“McDonald’s,” Mulizwa said. “Not me,” Sow said. “I want to get some steak. Maybe some chicken. Something grilled.” I said something to the effect that the worst was behind them, and Sow grinned. “We’re still living,” he said. Wuhan memories remained fresh, and the materials of documentation were also close …

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Latest news on the Covid-19 pandemic

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NIH Public Affairs Specialist Turns Out To Be Covid-19 Coronavirus Conspiracy Theorist Blogger

A public affairs specialist for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which … [+] Anthony Fauci, MD (pictured here) directs, wrote for a blog using a pseudonym and heavily criticized Fauci and mask use. (Photo by Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Images) Getty Images Apparently William B. Crews, a public affairs …

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Coronavirus May Have Hit Los Angeles In December, Before Wuhan Outbreak Was Reported

Topline Covid-19 may have begun to spread in Los Angeles as early as December 2019, according to research from UCLA and the University of Washington, before the World Health Organization even knew about the initial outbreak in Wuhan, China.  A man wears a face covering at the pier on the …

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Salmon May Harbor Infectious Coronavirus For Week: Covid Study

Researchers at the South China Agricultural University and Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Guangzhou found SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, collected from salmon samples could survive for eight days at 4 degrees Celsius. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg Coronavirus lingering on chilled salmon may be infectious for …

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Defying US, Xi praises China, WHO for battling coronavirus

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Tuesday praised China’s role in battling the coronavirus pandemic and expressed support for the World Health Organization, in a repudiation of U.S. criticism and a bid to rally domestic support for Communist Party leadership. Xi told a televised assembly at the Great …

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Coronavirus: Key element of strong antibody response to Covid-19 decoded – health

Fake blood is seen in test tubes labelled with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in this illustration taken March 17, 2020.

Scientists have discovered a common feature found in many of the human antibodies that neutralise the novel coronavirus, a finding which they say can aid successful vaccine development against COVID-19. While multiple vaccine candidates have entered clinical trials, the researchers, including those from the Scripps Research Institute in the US, …

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Covid-19: Novel air filter to “catch and kill” coronavirus developed – health

Coronavirus (representational image)

Scientists have designed a “catch and kill” air filter which they say can trap the novel coronavirus and neutralise it instantly, an invention that may reduce the spread of COVID-19 in closed spaces such as schools, hospitals and health care facilities, as well as public transit environments like airplanes. According …

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Covid-19: Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise recommendations – health

New Delhi, India - July 5, 2020: A girl rides a bicycle at Rajpath after rain showers in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, July 5, 2020.

Hundreds of scientists say there is evidence that novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people and are calling for the World Health Organization to revise recommendations, the New York Times reported on Saturday. The WHO has said the coronavirus disease spreads primarily from person to person …

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