A new study suggests extending school and workplace closures in Wuhan until April, rather than March, would likely delay a second wave of cases until later in the year, relieving pressure on health services.... SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Singapore modelling study estimates impact of physical distancing on reducing spread of COVID-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
A new modelling study conducted in a simulated Singapore setting has estimated that a combined approach of physical distancing interventions, comprising quarantine... more
New Study Estimates Impact of Physical Distancing on Reducing Spread of COVID-19  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
A combined approach of physical distancing interventions, comprising quarantine (for infected individuals and their families), school closure, and workplace distancing, is most effective at... more
New Study Estimates Effects of Physical Distancing on Progression of COVID-19 Epidemic  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
In December 2019, a novel coronavirus called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) emerged in Wuhan, China. In mid-January 2020, schools and workplace... more
The effect of travel restrictions on the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Motivated by the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Mainland China, we use a global metapopulation disease transmission model... more
New modeling study estimates impact of physical distancing in reducing SARS-CoV-2 spread  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new modeling study conducted in a simulated Singapore setting has estimated that a combined approach of physical distancing interventions, comprising quarantine (for infected... more
COVID-19 infections in U.S. may be much higher, new estimates show  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
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Since the second wave of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) emerged in Europe, many countries have imposed social distancing measures in the form of community quarantines and lockdowns. Wuhan City in China, where... more
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The effect of human mobility and control measures on the COVID-19 epidemic in China  Science Magazine · 6 days
The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak expanded rapidly throughout China. Major behavioral, clinical, and state interventions have been undertaken to mitigate the... more
Ending Wuhan's social distancing too soon may spur 'second wave' of COVID-19 in midsummer  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
The findings suggest that if these measures — including school and workplace closures — are lifted too soon, a second... more
Xi makes 1st visit since Wuhan COVID-19 outbreak  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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Outcomes of mothers giving birth during COVID-19 pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers from Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China have looked at the outcomes of pregnant mothers with COVID-19 and their newborns. Their study titled, “Clinical features... more
With much of U.S. staying at home, how many jobs can be done remotely?  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Evaluating the economic impact of "social distancing" measures taken to arrest the spread of COVID-19 raises a number of fundamental... more
New study on COVID-19 estimates 5.1 days for incubation period  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
An analysis of publicly available data on infections from the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, that causes the respiratory illness COVID-19 yielded an estimate of 5.1 days for the median... more
Digestive symptoms are common in COVID-19 patients, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The American Journal of Gastroenterology published today a new study that reveals digestive symptoms, including diarrhea, are common in COVID-19 patients. The study comes from the Wuhan Medical Treatment Expert... more
Fee app helps track onset and progression of COVID-19 symptoms in Americans  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic grips the US, a new free app is helping to track the onset and progression of symptoms of millions... more
Governments will determine the economic consequences of COVID-19  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Measures taken by governments in the coming months to control COVID-19 will determine the impact of the pandemic on the global and national economies, according to Oxford professor of economics Simon Wren-Lewis.... more
Study: Lying Face Down Improves Breathing in Severe COVID-19 Cases  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
In a study of patients with the severe COVID-19 disease hospitalized on ventilators, a team of... more
Behave or expect lockdown like Italy, UK warns  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Governments across the globe need to impose strict measures to implement lockdowns and quarantine procedures to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. The United Kingdom has imposed social distancing guidance, but some... more
Early, coordinated and targeted measures are needed to reduce COVID-19 spread in China  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A study by the University of Southampton examining non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) in response to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in China shows that... more
Social distancing could stop coronavirus in just 13 weeks  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) global pandemic has rippled across the world, with nearly 423,000 people now infected. Many countries have imposed lockdowns and strict quarantine measures to prevent the spread... more
Hopes for pandemic respite this spring may depend upon what happens indoors  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
How much spring and summer affect the COVID-19 pandemic may depend not only on the effectiveness of social distancing measures, but also on the... more
What are you looking at? 'Virtual' communication in the age of social distancing  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
When discussions occur face-to-face, people know where their conversational partner is looking and vice versa. With ''virtual'' communication due to COVID-19 and... more
Potential therapeutic agents, vaccines for COVID-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Since the first reports of a new coronavirus disease in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, COVID-19 has spread rapidly across the globe, threatening a pandemic. more
Xi makes 1st visit since outbreak to China's epicenter Wuhan  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Chinese President Xi Jinping is making his first visit to Wuhan, the central Chinese city that has been hit hardest by the new virus epidemic more
SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Has Natural Origin: Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An analysis of the genomes of SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus which causes COVID-19 disease, and related coronaviruses found no evidence that the virus was... more
Canceled matches and growing turmoil: The impact of COVID-19 on the sports industry  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In recent weeks, sports organizations around the world have been forced to confront the reality that the coronavirus COVID-19 is likely to have a significant impact on the industry—not just... more
Coronavirus spreads even without symptoms and how Hangzhou province contained virus spread  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is rapidly spreading across the globe, and containment measures have been implemented at many of the hotspots for the disease.... more
Xi makes 1st visit since outbreak to Wuhan epicenter  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Chinese President Xi Jinping is making his first visit to Wuhan, the central Chinese city that has been hit hardest by the new virus epidemic more
With Strict Social Distancing, U.S. COVID-19 Deaths May Total 100,000  NPR · 1 day
Which cities and states are days away from facing a spike in COVID-19 cases? Which others are simmering hotspots that will take 2 to 3 weeks to flare?... more
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