A professor of infectious diseases has cast doubts over a claim that COVID-19 was present in wastewater in 2019 in a number of countries before the initial outbreak began in Wuhan.
Bolsonaro now the 'poster boy' for dubious COVID treatment
Health experts say it's not just the working conditions inside meatpacking plants that can increase the risk of COVID-19 outbreaks: in Germany, many of the industry's workers are migrants living in cramped communal housing.
The new icons of the COVID-19 era are not singers, actors or athletes, but medical experts.
"We just need to stop superspreading," a professor of epidemiology told Euronews. His research showed 20 per cent of cases caused 80 per cent of transmissions.
High-quality beef has been partially replaced by other meats and broccoli swapped for cheaper cabbage.
Amid the race to find a COVID-19 vaccine, the EU and governments are being called upon to guarantee that when one is ready it will be affordable and widely available.
Never let a good crisis go to waste. This seems to be the motto of the current political leadership of Moldova, which wants to take advantage of the pandemic to further weaken our democracy and economy and to advance shady deals, including a €200 million loan with Russia.
A permanent ban is needed, not only on animal markets such as those in Wuhan, but on the live trade, export and inhumane slaughter of all animals. This would not only protect animal welfare, but could also save millions of human lives.
This is aerial footage of a US street covered in hearts to lift people's morale amid the coronavirus outbreak.
It's part of moves to free up capacity in Paris with the peak of the COVID-19 epidemic expected in the coming week.
A public library in Lithuania is 3-D printing an attachment for doors to be opened without touching the handles
In an industry famous for fame but characterised in reality by scant employment and just scraping by, the public health crisis is killing more than individuals.
In the coming weeks, we may start to see more families having conversations about how they will plan for a relative being in hospital, any wishes they might have when it comes to dying, and indeed arrangement after their death.
A new study found that less than 2.5 percent of COVID-19 cases showed symptoms within 2.2 days while 97.5 percent showed symptoms within 11.5 days.
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AI technology could be used to alert medical institutes on irregular symptoms before human clinicians realise there is a developing problem. This alert could give the medical institutions 2-4 weeks advance notice which in turn could allow opportune time to test for a cure and alert the public.
The new virus has made thousands sick.
No one would argue that medicine today is the same as medicine in the 14th century, and very few people are looking for 14th century treatments in the 21st century.
They will now go into quarantine for two weeks.
The language to describe the virus is adding fuel to the fires of fear that are burning in countries with confirmed cases. Phrases such as “deadly virus,” “public health emergency” and “outbreak” mirror the scripts of disaster movies rather than real life.
Inna Savintseva is a coronavirus evacuee. She was transferred to Siberia in the face of a risk of contamination and cannot leave her hospital room.
Investigators are to examine the death of LiWenliang, warned by Chinese authorities for raising the alarm about the coronavirus outbreak, and who died from it.
Hong Kong has lifted a quarantine on the World Dream cruise ship after clearing all crew members of the new virus.
Malaysia has also beefed up cleaning at Kuala Lumpur’s airport in order to tackle the virus spread.
One extraordinary thing we've learned during the recent coronavirus outbreak is how to build a hospital in a week.