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Masks do reduce spread of flu and some coronaviruses, study finds

03 Apr 2020

LONDON Face masks could help limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers who studied the effect of surgical masks on the transmission of other corona and flu viruses.

Potential COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in mouse study

02 Apr 2020

LONDON Initial tests in mice of a potential COVID-19 vaccine delivered via a fingertip-sized patch have shown it can induce an immune response against the new coronavirus at levels that might prevent infection, U.S. scientists said on Thursday.

COVID-19 cases and deaths rising, debt relief needed for poorest nations - WHO

02 Apr 2020

(This story corrects spelling of WHO official's name in 6th para to van Kerkhove not ver Kerkhove) | Video

Preliminary study finds UK lockdown is slowing spread of COVID-19

01 Apr 2020

LONDON Lockdown and social distancing measures introduced by the British government to slow the spread of COVID-19 may already be working, according to preliminary research findings, and could soon see Britain's epidemic of infections declining. | Video

Loss of taste and smell key COVID-19 symptoms, app study finds

01 Apr 2020

LONDON Losing your sense of smell and taste may be the best way to tell if you have COVID-19, according to a study of data collected via a symptom tracker app developed by scientists in Britain and the United States to help monitor the coronavirus pandemic.

Preliminary study finds UK lockdown is slowing spread of COVID-19

01 Apr 2020

LONDON, April 1 Lockdown and social distancing measures introduced by the British government to slow the spread of COVID-19 may already be working, according to preliminary research findings, and could soon see Britain's epidemic of infections declining.

The new coronavirus: key terms explained

31 Mar 2020

As the new coronavirus spreads, words such as COVID-19, pandemic and social distancing have become part of daily vocabulary. But what exactly do they mean? | Video

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