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Presymptomatic coronavirus patients can spread illness for 1-3 days before showing signs, CDC report says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that those infected with the novel coronavirus can spread it for one to three days before showing signs of the illness — such as a fever,… Read More »

How does COVID-19 spread? This is what scientists know about it (so far)

There is not yet an ironclad scientific consensus on exactly how the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is spreading, but experts are getting a pretty good sense of it. That understanding needs to be central to our strategy of combatting the virus with minimal collateral damage. This isn’t about over-reaction or under-reaction, but mis-reaction. For example,… Read More »

India in Stage 2 of Coronavirus Outbreak: This Should Be Your ‘Social Distancing’ Action Plan to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Coronavirus social distancing (Photo Credits: File Image/Pixabay) Life looks different ever since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation on March 11. Tons of people have put their travel plans on hold and festivals, concerts and sporting events are being cancelled. To prevent the spread of coronavirus, experts recommend social distancing. With… Read More »

U.S. braces for coronavirus spread as outbreaks worsen in Italy, Iran

DUBAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States told Americans on Tuesday to begin preparing for coronavirus to spread within the country as outbreaks in Iran, South Korea and Italy escalated and fears that the epidemic would hurt global growth rattled markets. Iran’s coronavirus death toll rose to 16 on Tuesday, the most outside China, while Italy… Read More »