Can Sewage be a Virus Early Warning System?

Dutch scientists found coronavirus traces in sewage before Covid-19 was reported in people. “Sewage surveillance can add to the picture that we get of this virus circulation and it could also be an early warning,” says Gertan Medema, a Dutch water microbiologist. Coronavirus was detected in Amersfoort 6 days before any official cases. “With the … Read more Can Sewage be a Virus Early Warning System?

IMF Needs More Money If Virus Sees New Wave: Georgieva

Apr.09 — The International Monetary Fund will need to boost its resources if the coronavirus pandemic develops into a second wave of infections, Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva says. The fund is looking at the use of precautionary credit lines to get cash to countries and establishing short-term loans, as well other funding options like the … Read more IMF Needs More Money If Virus Sees New Wave: Georgieva

COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 26: How to coordinate medical resources

Zhu Taowen, vice president of Zhongshan Hospital and leader of the medical team assisting Wuhan, talked about how to coordinate different medical resources and manpower in the fight against COVID-19. #coronavirus Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us … Read more COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 26: How to coordinate medical resources

Ecuadorian government grapples with COVID-19 cases

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Are overseas Chinese students really ‘virus smugglers’?

“You are not welcome home,” hostile comments against overseas Chinese students who returned to the country during the coronavirus pandemic are spreading across the Chinese social media. They have been accused of bringing the virus into the country and occupying medical resources. I received a comment from a Chinese student studying abroad who said he … Read more Are overseas Chinese students really ‘virus smugglers’?

Education on hold: School closures disadvantaging Africa’s poor

The coronavirus pandemic has forced schools around the world to close, with students continuing their education online. But many of them in some parts of Africa are missing out because the resources are not available. Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Mwingi in eastern Kenya, where thousands of students in urban informal settlements and rural … Read more Education on hold: School closures disadvantaging Africa’s poor

Democrats say Americans are paying for Trump’s slow coronavirus response with their lives

Former vice president Joe Biden and several Democratic governors on April 5 accused President Trump’s administration of being slow to contain the spread of covid-19, leaving many states scrambling for resources. Read more: https://wapo.st/39M2c6a. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Live: Doctors from Wuhan share COVID-19 experience with U.S. medics

Chinese doctors who helped treat #COVID19 patients in the central Chinese city of Wuhan share their experience at the front line with their U.S. counterparts. The U.S. has reported more than 216,500 cases so far, with over 5,100 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. In New York City, the worst-hit city in the U.S., the … Read more Live: Doctors from Wuhan share COVID-19 experience with U.S. medics