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What you need to know about coronavirus today

A version of this story appeared in the September 16 edition of CNN’s Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction newsletter. Sign up here to receive the need-to-know headlines every weekday. At an ABC town hall in the crucial swing state of Pennsylvania, the President hit back at a question over his remarks to renowned journalist Bob Woodward… Read More »

Triangular-shaped spikes key to coronavirus transmission, finds new study

COVID-19 needs no introduction. Last year, the disease, which is caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2, reached every continent across the globe. By the end of March 2021, there had been an estimated 128 million cases recorded with almost three million of these being fatal. As scientists’ race to develop vaccines and politicians coordinate their distribution,… Read More »

Coronavirus Reinfections Are Rare, Danish Researchers Report

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Who Can Get Vaccinated? Vaccine Rollout Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Coronavirus Reinfections Are Rare, Danish Researchers Report People over 65 are more likely to experience a second bout with the virus, according to a large… Read More »

Novel coronavirus circulated undetected months before first COVID-19 cases in Wuhan, China

Using molecular dating tools and epidemiological simulations, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues at the University of Arizona and Illumina, Inc., estimate that the SARS-CoV-2 virus was likely circulating undetected for at most two months before the first human cases of COVID-19 were described in Wuhan, China in late-December… Read More »

Coronavirus: UK narrows search for missing Brazil variant case to South East

Search for England’s missing Brazil coronavirus variant case has narrowed to just 379 households in the South East, Matt Hancock reveals Officials have identified the batch of home test kits the person’s swab came from Their positive test was done on February 12 or 13 and they never got the result It now turns out… Read More »