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Coronavirus that causes Covid-19 can produce more than three times as many pathogens than Sars strain, HKU study reveals

The coronavirus that causes Covid-19 can produce more than three times the amount of pathogens than the strain that caused the severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) outbreak in 2003, although patients may display less inflammatory and immune responses, a study has found.The finding from the research, led by prominent Hong Kong microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung, is the first of its kind based on tests conducted on lung tissue removed from Covid-19 patients. The results underlined the virality of…

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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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Thousands of Coronavirus Tests Are Going Unused in U.S. Labs

The lack of a national strategy has stymied the efforts of academic labs that underwent huge efforts to retool for COVID-19 testing

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Middle Eastern country’s virus tests ‘eclipses’ Western countries

The UAE has conducted over 220,000 Covid-19 tests, according to the country's Ministry of Health and Prevention. It is also the fifth country in the world to set up drive-through testing. CNN's Sam Kiley reports.

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Staff member in VP Mike Pence’s office tests positive for virus

A staff member in Vice President Mike Pence's office has tested positive for coronavirus, Pence's spokesperson said Friday evening.

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