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Tag Archives: SARS-CoV-2

‘No doubt’ US has undercounted Covid deaths: Anthony Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci. Credit: AFP Photo WASHINGTON – The United States, which has reported the world’s worst overall Covid-19 death toll, has “no doubt” been undercounting fatal cases, top pandemic advisor Anthony Fauci said. The country has officially lost over 581,000 people to the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus ...

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Scientists says airborne coronavirus may lead to infections

WASHINGTON: For month, scientists have believed that the coronavirus can become spread through microdroplets expelled by patients when they speak and breathe, but until now there was no proof that these tiny particles are infectious. A new study by scientists at the University of Nebraska that was uploaded to a ...

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WHO warns world in ‘new dangerous phase’ of pandemic

GENEVA: The World Health Organization warned of a “new and dangerous phase” of the coronavirus pandemic with people tiring of lockdowns despite the disease s accelerating spread. The warning came as it emerged the virus was present in Italy in December, months before its first confirmed cases and about the same ...

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Pompeo presses China to allow lab inspections amid pandemic

WASHINGTON:  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday pressed China to allow inspectors into sensitive laboratories, voicing concern about their security amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. Pompeo has refused to rule out that the deadly virus leaked out of a laboratory in the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan, a scenario ...

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