Coronavirus immunity not assured after infection, WHO says, imperiling ‘passport’ idea
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Coronavirus immunity not assured after infection, WHO says, imperiling ‘passport’ idea

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. There is “currently no evidence” that people who recover from coronavirus are protected from a second infection, the World Health Organization wrote Friday in a scientific briefing. The statement came as Chile announced plans to distribute “immunity passports” for […]

President Trump showcases idea heat, humidity could help fight coronavirus - Health News
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President Trump showcases idea heat, humidity could help fight coronavirus – Health News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is pitching “emerging” research on the benefits of sunlight and humidity in diminishing the threat of the coronavirus as President Donald Trump encourages states to move to reopen their economies. Past studies have not found good evidence that the warmer temperatures and higher humidity of spring and summer will […]

Experts rip Trump's idea of injecting disinfectant to treat Covid-19
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Experts rip Trump’s idea of injecting disinfectant to treat Covid-19

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, April 23, 2020. Michael Reynolds | EPA | Bloomberg via Getty Images President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested exploring disinfectants as a possible treatment for COVID-19 infections — an extremely dangerous proposition that could kill people, medical experts warn. After […]

Trump Showcases Idea Heat, Humidity Could Help Fight Virus | Health News
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Trump Showcases Idea Heat, Humidity Could Help Fight Virus | Health News

By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Thursday pitched “emerging” research on the benefits of sunlight and humidity in diminishing the threat of the coronavirus as President Donald Trump encourages states to move to reopen their economies. Past studies have not found good evidence that the warmer temperatures and higher […]

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Drops Idea of Quarantining New York Region
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Drops Idea of Quarantining New York Region

America’s lost month: How the U.S. fell behind on coronavirus testing. As the deadly coronavirus spread across the United States between late January and early March, large-scale testing of people who might have been infected did not happen because of technical flaws, regulatory hurdles, business-as-usual bureaucracies and lack of leadership at multiple levels. The three […]

Coronavirus patients say they had no idea they were ill
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Coronavirus patients say they had no idea they were ill

TORONTO — Some COVID-19 patients say they experienced ‘extremely mild’ symptoms before testing positive for the novel coronavirus, raising concerns that the virus is being spread by some who don’t realize they’re infected. For Dr. Miryam Carecchio, a neurologist in Padua, Italy, discovering she was infected, came as a shock. “I had no fever, no […]