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  • Researchers Clone SARS-CoV2 in One Week

    Researchers Clone SARS-CoV2 in One Week0

    Cloning the novel SARS-coronavirus (SARS-CoV2) in the laboratory is now more rapid and efficient. A team of researchers from Bern, Switzerland, created a synthetic platform that produced SARS-CoV-2 copies in only one week. The results were published yesterday, as an unedited manuscript, in the scientific journal Nature. The new replication model was made using TAR

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  • First Covid-19 Vaccine Trials Begin in the UK

    First Covid-19 Vaccine Trials Begin in the UK0

    Phase I of the new Covid-19 vaccine trials set up to begin today in the UK.

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  • Spain to Ease Lockdown Rules for Children

    Spain to Ease Lockdown Rules for Children0

    Salvador Illa Roca, Spain’s health minister, announced yesterday that, from April 27, children under 14 may leave their houses for short walks, after nearly six weeks of strict confinement. Earlier in the day, Spanish officials had declared that children could go out only to accompany adults in the tasks permitted by the state of emergency,

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  • Covid-19 peak in Belgium has passed, health officials say

    Covid-19 peak in Belgium has passed, health officials say0

    Belgium will begin to ease lockdown restrictions, as the number of new hospital admissions due to Covid-19 continues to go down. Last Sunday, 232 people have been admitted to hospitals in the country, the lowest number in a month. Hospitals also registered a decrease in the number of patients in intensive care units. Health officials admit

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  • Coronavirus Update: 100,000 Infected, More Than Half Recovered

    Coronavirus Update: 100,000 Infected, More Than Half Recovered0

    Situation report 100,686 infections (80,573 Mainland China; 6,593 South Korea; 4,747 Iran; 3,858 Italy) 55,753 recoveries 3,411 deaths Source: Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (Real-time data; retrieved March 6, 2020, 17:30 WET) Updates from the daily media briefing from WHO – All countries should make containment of the virus

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  • Novel Coronavirus (nCoV): Updates (24 January 2020)

    Novel Coronavirus (nCoV): Updates (24 January 2020)0

    Infections and death toll More than 800 cases of infection have been confirmed so far. Most of the patients have had some contact with a seafood market in the city of Wuhan, China. Infections have also been confirmed in Thailand, Japan, the United States of America and the Republic of Korea. Twenty-six people have died, two

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