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Coronavirus: Children behind rising demand for tests in England

Demand for coronavirus tests has almost trebled among young children in England this month – but only 1% were found to have the virus, figures show. In the first two weeks of September, more than 200,000 under-nines were tested, according to government’s test-and-trace programme. That is nearly three times as many as in the previous… Read More »

Many Health Care Workers Who Have Coronavirus Don’t Have Symptoms: Study

TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 — Four in 10 health care workers who test positive for COVID-19 don’t have symptoms, which means they could unknowingly spread the disease to co-workers and patients, researchers say. For the new study, the research team reviewed 97 studies that included more than 230,000 health care workers in 24 countries. Rates… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS * Victoria recorded 45 new virus cases and five further deaths, taking the state’s toll to 750 and the national toll to 837. * A virus cluster linked to five households in Melbourne’s southeast has grown to 34 cases. The household members breached 5km travel restrictions to visit each other. * Victoria’s 14-day… Read More »

University of Missouri expels two students, suspends three for violating coronavirus rules

University of Missouri, Columbia Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images The University of Missouri has expelled two students and suspended three for “willful and knowing actions” that violated the school’s coronavirus rules, threatening campus safety, according to an  official. Bill Stackman, the university’s vice chancellor for student affairs, said in a letter to students and staff Tuesday that… Read More »