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How Computer Modeling Of COVID-19’s Spread Could Help Fight The Virus

Viral particles are colorized purple in this color-enhanced transmission electron micrograph, from a COVID-19 patient in the U.S. Computer modeling can help epidemiologists predict how and where the illness will next move. Hannah A Bullock and Azaibi Tamin/CDC/Science Source Scientists who use math and computers to simulate the course of epidemics are taking on the […]

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Coronavirus Cluster Near Seattle Highlights Vulnerability Of Nursing Homes

The Life Care Center of Kirkland where a number of residents have become infected with Covid-19. Kirkland, Washington, Sunday, February 29, 2020. Ryan Henriksen/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Ryan Henriksen/Reuters The Life Care Center of Kirkland where a number of residents have become infected with Covid-19. Kirkland, Washington, Sunday, February 29, 2020. Ryan Henriksen/Reuters An […]

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How A Coronavirus Blood Test Could Solve Some Medical Mysteries

The most common test for coronavirus infections checks for the virus’ genetic material. A blood test that, instead, measures antibodies against the virus could give doctors and researchers more information. Jane Barlow /WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jane Barlow /WPA Pool/Getty Images The most common test for coronavirus infections checks for the virus’ […]

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CDC Has Fixed Issue Delaying Coronavirus Testing In U.S., Health Officials Say

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, headquartered in Atlanta, announced on Wednesday a new case of the COVID-19 disease in California, a diagnosis that was delayed because testing wasn’t done immediately. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jessica McGowan/Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, headquartered in Atlanta, announced on Wednesday […]

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After The Diamond Princess Cruise, Coming Home To A Life In Isolation

Carl Goldman says he was excited to visit new places on the Diamond Princess cruise through Southeast Asia. Jeri Seratti-Goldman hide caption toggle caption Jeri Seratti-Goldman Carl Goldman says he was excited to visit new places on the Diamond Princess cruise through Southeast Asia. Jeri Seratti-Goldman What’s it like living with a coronavirus infection, isolated […]

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