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Even if some places reach herd immunity, the virus is unlikely to disappear.
Areas with the highest levels of mortality in the first wave do not show a significant resurgence of cases this time around. But why?
A COVID-19 vaccine needs the public’s trust – and it’s risky to cut corners on clinical trials, as Russia is.4 min read
As Russia fast tracks a coronavirus vaccine, scientists worry about skipped safety checks – and the potential fallout for trust in vaccines if something ends up going wrong.
Random testing in Indiana shows COVID-19 is 6 times deadlier than flu, and 2.8% of the state has been infected.7 min read
A team of researchers from Indiana University performed random testing for SARS-CoV-2 across the state. The results offer some of the most accurate data to date about important aspects of the virus.
Going to a protest may increase your risk of COVID-19. But calling out the structural racism that takes black lives and affects health outcomes for people of colour is also vital.
Countries aiming to flatten the coronavirus curve have one crucial aim: reduce the “effective reproduction number” of the virus to below 1. This means the spread is slowing, rather than accelerating.
From China and South Korea to Italy and the US, different countries are taking very different approaches to COVID-19 — with varying degrees of success.