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Christine Soares

Explainer: Summer might slow coronavirus but is unlikely to stop it

Jun 10 2020

The arrival of warmer weather in the Northern Hemisphere raises the question of whether summer could slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Here is what science says.

CORRECTED-EXPLAINER-Summer might slow coronavirus but is unlikely to stop it

Jun 10 2020

June 10 The arrival of warmer weather in the Northern Hemisphere raises the question of whether summer could slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Here is what science says.

A tale of two Japanese drugs in tests to fight COVID-19

May 14 2020

(This May 13 story corrects to remove reference to University of Kentucky trial in penultimate paragraph)

A tale of two Japanese drugs in tests to fight COVID-19

May 13 2020

By Rocky Swift and Christine Soares TOKYO In the global hunt for coronavirus treatments, a Japanese antiviral medicine known as Avigan has won plaudits from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and $128 million in government funding.

Reasons for hope: the drugs, tests and tactics that may conquer coronavirus

Apr 24 2020

With much of the world living in lockdown, the spread of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, that was first detected in China late last year is beginning to slow in some places. As of April 23, 2.7 million had been infected and 192,000 killed by COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.

Reasons for hope: the drugs, tests and tactics that may conquer coronavirus

Apr 18 2020

With much of the world living in lockdown, the spread of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, that was first detected in China late last year is beginning to slow in some places. As of Friday, 2.18 million people had been infected and 147,000 killed by COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. | Video

Reasons for hope: the drugs, tests and tactics that may conquer coronavirus

Apr 13 2020

With much of the world living in lockdown, the spread of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, that was first detected in China late last year is beginning to slow in some places. As of April 12, 1.8 million had been infected and 115,000 killed by COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.

Reasons for hope: the drugs, tests and tactics that may conquer coronavirus

Apr 13 2020

April 13 With much of the world living in lockdown, the spread of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, that was first detected in China late last year is beginning to slow in some places. As of April 12, 1.8 million had been infected and 115,000 killed by COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.

Reasons for hope: the drugs, tests and tactics that may conquer coronavirus

Apr 13 2020

April 13 With much of the world living in lockdown, the spread of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, that was first detected in China late last year is beginning to slow in some places. As of April 12, 1.8 million had been infected and 115,000 killed by COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.

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