Covid-19: Johns Hopkins Sees ‘Great Hope’ in Antibodies Research

May.01 — Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Professor Andrew Pekosz discusses testing of existing medicines as coronavirus treatments, and the importance of antibody research and testing. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” The Bloomberg School of Public Health is supported by Michael R. Bloomberg, founder and majority owner of Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News.

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Scottish election 2021: SNP hopes of majority remain on a knife edge – BBC News live BBC
  • ‘We are very, very fortunate’: Epidemiologist on Sydney’s COVID-19 cases | ABC News
  • China’s Sinopharm vaccine approved by WHO for emergency use
  • WHO says it expects news on Sinopharm vaccine emergency use listing
  • USA to Support Vaccine Intellectual Property Waiver – COVID-19 Update – WHO (07 May 2021)
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