The novel coronavirus could become endemic like HIV, the WHO warned yesterday. It will take a “massive effort” to counter it even with a vaccine—a prospect WHO emergencies expert Mike Ryan called a “massive moonshot”, according to Reuters.
COVID-19 patients given remdesivir recovered faster than those taking a placebo, according to preliminary results from a clinical trial released by the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases yesterday.
Escalating violence is making the threat of COVID-19 even more worrying in the DRC, home to the largest internally displaced population in Africa and half a million refugees, according to the UN Refugee Agency.
A coronavirus outbreak that emerged in Wuhan, China in December 2019 has snowballed into the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the virus that causes the disease has infected nearly 2.6 million people around the world–killing more than 178,800 people as of April 22, 2020. This FAQ…
COVID-19 restrictions put 9.5 million women and girls at risk of losing access to reproductive health services and possibly leading to 11,000 pregnancy-related deaths, according to Marie Stopes International, The Guardian reports
Evidence is mounting that asymptomatic spread is powering COVID-19’s soaring cases numbers.
During a pandemic that is forcing doctors to make life or death decisions because of equipment shortages, what are the ethics of who gets what?
Early blunders in its COVID-19 response have pushed the US to a tragic supremacy: It now has more confirmed cases than any other country, The New York Times reports.
COVID-19 is giving the world a glimpse of the high-stakes science performed by infectious disease modelers who drive policymakers’ decision-making.
The US could become the new COVID-19 epicenter, the WHO said today, pointing to a “very large acceleration in cases, Reuters reports. 40% of all new cases tracked by the WHO in the last 24 hours have come from the US—marking a sharp acceleration.