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Coronavirus: Singapore gets strict on ‘circuit breaker’ offenders as it reports 191 new cases, eighth death

Singapore’s health ministry confirmed 191 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, taking its total number of infections to 2,299.The city state also reported its eighth death from the disease, a 90-year-old man who tested positive for the coronavirus on April 3 and was admitted to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases that day. He died on Saturday morning.The country’s Ministry of Health said 51 of the new cases were linked to foreign worker dormitories and 21 were linked to other cases or…

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How Serious is the Coronavirus? Infectious Disease Expert Michael Osterholm Explains | Joe Rogan

Thank you to Joe Rogan https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnxGkOGNMqQEUMvroOWps6Q

Taken from JRE #1439 w/Michael Osterholm: https://youtu.be/E3URhJx0NSw

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Coronavirus: China is not safe while Covid-19 continues to spread around the world, experts say

China’s top epidemiologists have warned that the country may not yet be out of the woods with regards to the coronavirus pandemic and that the responses of the United States and Europe to the global health crisis will be pivotal to how it unfolds.Covid-19, the disease caused by the pathogen, is unlikely to be eradicated in the near future and achieving herd immunity is not a practical solution to the problem, they said.“Europe has become more serious about [social] distancing … which is crucial…

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How long will a coronavirus vaccine take? A Q&A with Jerome Kim, head of the International Vaccine Institute

As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to sicken thousands, universities and companies around the world are working on a vaccine for the Covid-19 disease.Given the gravity of the crisis, the mission comes with obvious challenges – not least the lack of information on Covid-19, including whether an infected person can build a natural immunity to a second infection.Dr Jerome Kim, the director general of the International Vaccine Institute and an expert on the evaluation and development of…

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Coronavirus: why there’s no quick fix for a Covid-19 vaccine

For months, vaccinologist Sarah Gilbert has been in a race against time, working seven days a week to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus that causes the potentially lethal disease Covid-19.Gilbert and her fellow researchers at Oxford University face a myriad of technical challenges and potential complications in their quest to defeat the virus that has claimed 100,000 lives and crippled economies worldwide.Yet, one far more mundane obstacle overshadows them all: money.Gilbert, a professor at…

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Dr. Fauci: Antibody tests are coming soon

Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks with CNN's Alisyn Camerota about the potential for antibody coronavirus testing, as well as opening the US back up.

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Quest to Use CRISPR against Disease Gains Ground

As the first clinical trial results trickle in, researchers look ahead to more sophisticated medical applications for genome editing

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Bats are not to blame for coronavirus. Humans are

Reclusive, nocturnal, numerous -- bats are a possible source of the coronavirus. Yet some scientists concur they are not to blame for the transfer of the disease that's changing daily life -- humans are.

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