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Virus alert after traces in Victorian sewage

Health authorities are urging residents in Geelong’s northern suburbs and Lara to get tested after traces of coronavirus were detected in wastewater, in what’s been labelled an ‘unexpected’ result. The warning applies to anyone who visited the region from October 21 to November 23, with Department of Health and Human Services saying no symptom was… Read More »

Drug being tested for at-home treatment in hopes of slowing virus

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are testing a new approach to fighting COVID-19, using a repurposed antiviral AIDS drug for at-home treatment during the first days of symptoms in hopes of slowing the virus early and heading off hospitalization, intensive care, and death. The nationwide clinical trial is being led by Nathan Shapiro,… Read More »