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Coronavirus: Nations heading in wrong direction with Covid-19, says WHO – BBC News

Mixed messages from leaders are undermining public trust in the virus response, warns the WHO chief.

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In vitro testing suggests effective novel drug combinations for SARS-CoV-2 – News-Medical.Net

A recent study published on the preprint server bioRxiv* in September 2020 shows the value of drug combinations to enhance the therapeutic and preventive effica…

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Every year, emerging and re-emerging viruses, such as SARS-CoV-2, MERS-CoV, Zika virus, Ebola virus, influenza A virus, and Rift Valley fever virus surface from natural reservoirs to infect, disable, and kill people. Today, the number of people infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) continues to rise, with 30.9 million recorded infections and a global death toll nearing 1 million.
The high expense and delay associated with drug development is a significant de…

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Dementia diagnoses system ‘outdated’ – Inside Ageing

A leading dementia expert has called for greater use of contemporary neuroscience techniques for diagnosis instead of the “outdated” symptom-based system. Speak…

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A leading dementia expert has called for greater use of contemporary neuroscience techniques for diagnosis instead of the outdated symptom-based system.
Speaking at the 2020 International Dementia Conference, which started today, the University of Edinburgh Director of the Centre for Dementia Prevention Professor Craig Ritchie said better treatments, earlier diagnosis and risk modifications would be available if the condition were…

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This Video Shows Just How Easily COVID-19 Could Spread When People Sing Together – Gizmodo Australia

Production of the reality TV show The Masked Singer was shut down last month after several crew members were infected with COVID-19. It’s one of several example…

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Production of the reality TV show The Masked Singer was shut down last month after several crew members were infected with COVID-19.
Its one of several examples of COVID-19 transmission associated with singing around the worldsince March, prompting some jurisdictions to ban group singing altogether.
In New South Wales, for example, choral singing is banned and there are no-singing rules at weddings and nightclubs.
Now our new study, which included filming droplets and aerosols emitted when so…

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