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There is speculation about whether a population can achieve some sort of immunity to the virus with as little as 20% infected. What do we really know so far?
People are more receptive to a caring tone than fighting talk.
Politicians should have acted faster and more decisively, survey data from four countries show.
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.
What is behind Russia’s sending of coronavirus aid to Italy and the West? Influence or solidarity?
We like being able to quantify things and it is easier to convince people of the importance of physical distancing if we can say that it will save 236,000 lives, even if this may not end up being the actual number.