New study finds COVID-19 patients remain infectious for only this number of days

New study finds COVID-19 patients remain infectious for only this number of days

Although complete viral clearance typically occurs roughly two weeks after COVID-19 transmission, a new joint research paper published by Singapore’s National Centre for Infectious Diseases and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore posits that patients are no longer contagious 11 days after infection. “COVID-19 is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a beta-coronavirus which emerged in Wuhan,…

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EU countries ban anti-malaria drug for coronavirus: Live updates

EU countries ban anti-malaria drug for coronavirus: Live updates

US President Donald Trump has once again attacked Beijing over the coronavirus pandemic, calling the virus “a very bad gift from China”.  Cases of community transmission of the coronavirus are growing in Africa, particularly in Ethiopia, and a new strategy for testing is needed to prevent this, the head of the Africa Centres for Disease…

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Coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the US in less than four months

Coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the US in less than four months

(CNN)No one wants to see another horrific milestone like the one reached this week. The US death toll from coronavirus topped 100,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. That means an average of almost 900 Americans died each day since the first known coronavirus-related death almost four months ago.While the number of new cases…

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Rebuilding America: ‘Life-changing event’ of COVID-19 could alter how we work, spend and retire

Rebuilding America: ‘Life-changing event’ of COVID-19 could alter how we work, spend and retire

CLOSE As families struggle in the new pandemic economy, here’s what you need to know about loans, providers and how to get the best deal. USA TODAYWynne Beckmann has worked in retail for 13 years, through the upheaval of the Great Recession a decade ago. But getting furloughed from her job at a Westchester, New York, mall…

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