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India’s sudden drop in coronavirus cases has puzzled disease experts. Strict public-health measures and difficulty recording rural cases may have factored in.

India’s daily coronavirus cases have plummeted since September. The nation is now reporting just 8 daily cases per one million people, among the lowest per-capita rates in the world. Experts say the decline is puzzling. The difficulty of recording rural cases, combined with strict public-health measures, may offer some explanation. […]
India’s sudden drop in coronavirus cases has puzzled disease experts. Strict public-health measures and difficulty recording rural cases may have factored in.
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Hotel chains like Marriott, Hyatt, and Hilton are offering on-site COVID-19 tests in response to the CDC’s latest rules for international travellers

Hotel chains like Marriott, Hyatt, and Hilton are now offering on-site COVID-19 tests at several international locations. The CDC now requires all international travellers flying into the US to test negative for COVID-19 prior to boarding. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Major hotel chains around the world are […]
Hotel chains like Marriott, Hyatt, and Hilton are offering on-site COVID-19 tests in response to the CDC’s latest rules for international travellers
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About half of US states worry they will run out of COVID-19 tests, and even more fear they won’t have the supplies to distribute a vaccine, according to a government report

Nine months into the pandemic, some US states were still short of personal protective equipment, COVID-19 tests, and other vital medical supplies, the Government Accountability Office said in a report Monday. About half of the 47 states and territories that responded to the watchdog’s survey in mid-October said they were […]
About half of US states worry they will run out of COVID-19 tests, and even more fear they won’t have the supplies to distribute a vaccine, according to a government report
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9 public-health experts share their own Thanksgiving plans: Most are staying home, but some will gather outdoors with masks

As Thanksgiving approaches, Americans must decide whether to gather with their loved ones amid the dramatic surge in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Many public-health experts, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, are tweaking holiday traditions and hunkering down at home with just their immediate families. Here’s how nine public-health experts are choosing […]
9 public-health experts share their own Thanksgiving plans: Most are staying home, but some will gather outdoors with masks
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A key Biden COVID-19 advisor says Trump’s ‘Warp Speed’ vaccine scheme should be overhauled to put more emphasis on testing

The US needs to place a bigger emphasis on COVID-19 testing, Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board, told the Financial Times. President Trump’s flagship COVID-19 scheme, “Operation Warp Speed” is a government program that funds vaccine development efforts by drugmakers. “We need to be […]
A key Biden COVID-19 advisor says Trump’s ‘Warp Speed’ vaccine scheme should be overhauled to put more emphasis on testing
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A new AI program can listen to you cough and discern whether you have the coronavirus. Researchers hope to turn it into an app.

A recent study found that an artificial-intelligence model could tell the difference between a regular cough and a COVID-19 cough – even forced coughs from asymptomatic carriers. The AI identified 98.5% of the coughs from people with coronavirus infections, asymptomatic or otherwise. The researchers hope to incorporate the model into […]
A new AI program can listen to you cough and discern whether you have the coronavirus. Researchers hope to turn it into an app.