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Experts are meeting to discuss coronavirus vaccines

Welcome to Business Insider ‘ s daily healthcare newsletter , your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hello, Today’s a big day in the race for an effective and safe coronavirus vaccine. A group of experts is […]
Experts are meeting to discuss coronavirus vaccines
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India’s coronavirus outbreak may soon trigger an unprecedented recession as millions of migrant workers travel from packed cities to rural villages

India’s coronavirus outbreak has exploded to 100,161 cases and 3,144 deaths on Monday. It’s now the largest in Asia, behind Iran. Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed a strict nationwide lockdown on March 25, which has since been extended multiple times. Some restrictions have lifted, allowing the agriculture industry and small […]
India’s coronavirus outbreak may soon trigger an unprecedented recession as millions of migrant workers travel from packed cities to rural villages
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Before states rush to lift lockdowns they should consider the dangers that asymptomatic coronavirus carriers could unleash

States are reopening non-essential businesses and loosening stay at home orders, but officials haven’t accounted for asymptomatic carriers of the coronavirus. “If a disease has an asymptomatic state, patients won’t seek care, doctors won’t test them, and public health authorities won’t count them or perform contact tracing,” Graham Snyder, of […]
Before states rush to lift lockdowns they should consider the dangers that asymptomatic coronavirus carriers could unleash
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GameStop reportedly told employees to wrap their hands in plastic bags while they continued working during the coronavirus outbreak

Across America, non-essential services and businesses are temporarily shuttered as people stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Embattled retailer GameStop, the world’s largest video game retail chain, argued it was “essential” and stayed open until March 21. While the company is still operating a “delivery at door” service […]
GameStop reportedly told employees to wrap their hands in plastic bags while they continued working during the coronavirus outbreak
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Disneyland, the National Mall, and other iconic attractions across the US are barely recognisable as people practice social distancing and authorities discourage big crowds due to the coronavirus

Once-crowded theme parks, stadiums, and venues have emptied out or closed down across the US as cities and organisations rush to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. On March 15, 2020 the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that Americans avoid gatherings of 50 people or more. A […]
Disneyland, the National Mall, and other iconic attractions across the US are barely recognisable as people practice social distancing and authorities discourage big crowds due to the coronavirus
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China took at least 12 strict measures to control the coronavirus. They could work for the US, but would likely be impossible to implement.

In China, where the novel coronavirus originated last year, cases of COVID-19 have steadily declined since peaking in mid-February, and are now zeroing out, thanks to the extreme measures China took to contain the virus. Some of those measures included building hospitals in days, rapid testing protocols, and technology that […]
China took at least 12 strict measures to control the coronavirus. They could work for the US, but would likely be impossible to implement.
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Multiple experts say up to 70% of Americans could be infected with the coronavirus and 1 million could die if no treatment is found — so people over 60 should ‘stay home unless it’s critical’

The new coronavirus has killed 41 Americans and infected another 1,700. A panel of experts at the University of California, San Francisco, predicted that between 40 and 70% of Americans could become infected within the next 18 months, one internist attending the panel said. Assuming a 1% mortality rate from […]
Multiple experts say up to 70% of Americans could be infected with the coronavirus and 1 million could die if no treatment is found — so people over 60 should ‘stay home unless it’s critical’
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