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Slovakia to test whole country for coronavirus

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Slovakia to test whole country for coronavirus Slovakia to test whole country for coronavirus Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic said Saturday the eurozone member will test every resident ages 10 and up for the coronavirus, amid an uptick in infections. “Testing will be free of charge,” …

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South Africa passes 700,000 coronavirus cases

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South Africa passes 700,000 coronavirus cases South Africa passes 700,000 coronavirus cases Credit: CC0 Public Domain The number of people in South Africa who have tested positive for coronavirus has topped 700,000, official figures showed overnight, another grim milestone for the continent’s worst-hit country. Statistics released by the health ministry …

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Coronavirus treatments: some progress, no panacea

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Coronavirus treatments: some progress, no panacea Coronavirus treatments: some progress, no panacea Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain The pandemic has seen unprecedented global efforts to discover a safe and effective treatment, either by developing new medicines to target the novel coronavirus or repurposing existing drugs. But very few of the drugs …

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Researchers find existing medications may fight coronavirus infection

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Researchers find existing medications may fight coronavirus infection Researchers find existing medications may fight coronavirus infection Image of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Credit: CDC University of New Mexico researchers who combed through a “library” of previously approved drugs believe they have identified a medication …

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US passes eight million confirmed coronavirus cases

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US passes eight million confirmed coronavirus cases US passes eight million confirmed coronavirus cases Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The United States on Friday crossed eight million confirmed coronavirus cases, according to a running tally by Johns Hopkins University. The figure of 8,008,402 cases confirmed by tests is the highest in …

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Global coronavirus death toll tops 1.1 million

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Global coronavirus death toll tops 1.1 million Global coronavirus death toll tops 1.1 million Credit: CC0 Public Domain The total number of declared deaths from the new coronavirus has topped 1.1 million around the world, according to an AFP tally from official sources at 1500 GMT Friday. At least 1,100,056 …

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