Can the coronavirus survive on paper currency? Yes, but experts say the risk of getting the virus from cash is low compared with person-to-person spread, which is the main way people get infected. Still, many businesses worldwide have banned cash transactions and governments are taking extra precautions. When it’s an option, use touch-free payment methods, […]
MOSCOW (AP) — Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has been hospitalized with the coronavirus, the latest in a series of setbacks for President Vladimir Putin as Russia struggles to contain the growing outbreak. “Yes, I’ve gotten sick. I’m being treated,” Peskov, a key Putin aide, told the Interfax news agency on Tuesday. Also infected was Peskov’s […]
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Singapore loosens coronavirus restrictions. — South Korea reports 27 new cases, scrambles to test […]
An anti-malarial drug being used to treat COVID patients in the hospital is not getting positive news. And studies involving men are also making headlines.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The coronavirus has revived a hairstyle in East Africa, one with braided spikes that echo the virus’ distinctive shape. The style’s growing popularity is in part due to economic hardships linked to virus restrictions — it’s cheap, mothers say — and to the goal of spreading awareness that the coronavirus is […]
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A U.S. biotechnology company began injecting a coronavirus vaccine candidate into people in Australia on Tuesday with hopes of releasing a proven vaccine this year. Novavax will inject 131 volunteers in the first phase of the trial testing the safety of the vaccine and looking for signs of its effectiveness, the […]
A U.S. biotechnology company began injecting a coronavirus vaccine candidate into people in Australia on Tuesday with hopes of releasing a proven vaccine this year.
An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune responses in eight healthy, middle-aged volunteers, its maker announced Monday.
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