Public perception of SARS-CoV-2 influences health behavior
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Public perception of SARS-CoV-2 influences health behavior

A new study published in the Journal of Risk Research in April 2020 shows that public health behaviors aimed at preventing viral spread are influenced by public risk perception, which varies between countries around the world. The virus responsible for the global pandemic COVID-19, termed SARS-CoV2, has spread across the world with unprecedented speed, causing […]

U.S. Nears 70,000 Coronavirus Deaths as California Moves to Reopen Some Businesses | Health News
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U.S. Nears 70,000 Coronavirus Deaths as California Moves to Reopen Some Businesses | Health News

As the U.S. death toll climbs toward 70,000, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday said he would allow some businesses to begin offering curbside pickup this week. Clothing stores, bookstores, toy stores, sporting goods stores and other retail businesses will be allowed to open for curbside services on Friday if workers are able to physically […]

Trump Pushes Coronavirus Death Toll Estimate to 100,000 as Task Force Projections Trend Higher | Health News
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Trump Pushes Coronavirus Death Toll Estimate to 100,000 as Task Force Projections Trend Higher | Health News

The coronavirus is threatening to take the lives of up to 100,000 Americans, President Donald Trump said over the weekend. The number is a jump from the president’s recent estimates of 60,000-70,000 deaths. However, the U.S. has already reached 67,000 deaths and 1.1 million cases without major signs of significant slowing. “Look, we’re going to […]

New York Partners With Six States to Purchase Coronavirus Tests, Medical Equipment | Health News
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New York Partners With Six States to Purchase Coronavirus Tests, Medical Equipment | Health News

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday that New York is launching a “regional buying consortium” with six other states to purchase medical supplies and coronavirus tests in order to “increase market power and bring down prices.” New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware, Connecticut and Pennsylvania are teaming up to buy $5 billion worth […]

Deborah Birx: Coronavirus Vaccine Possible by January as Countries See Largest Single-Day Jumps | Health News
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Deborah Birx: Coronavirus Vaccine Possible by January as Countries See Largest Single-Day Jumps | Health News

Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said a COVID-19 vaccine is possible by January as the number of cases across the globe continues to rise. Appearing on Fox Sunday, Birx said that a vaccine “on paper” is possible by the start of 2021, but it will require the proper execution. Experts have […]

Possible coronavirus drug identified by Australian scientists
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COVID-19 news from Annals of Internal Medicine

Below please find a summary and link(s) of new coronavirus-related content published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. The summary below is not intended to substitute for the full article as a source of information. A collection of coronavirus-related content is free to the public at http://go.annals.org/coronavirus. 1. Availability of Telemedicine Services Across […]