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  • PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (208): research, immunity, vaccine, diagnostics, drugs
    Mon, 25 May 2020 13:56:45 -0400
    COVID-19 -- China
    In the absence of effective treatment or biomedical prevention, efforts to control the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic have relied on nonpharmaceutical interventions such as personal preventive actions (such as handwashing, face covers), environmental cleaning, physical distancing, stay-at-home orders, school and venue closures, and workplace restrictions adopted at the national, state, and local levels. In addition to these public health interventions, development of herd

  • PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (207): China, S. Korea, countries w/ high local transmission
    Mon, 25 May 2020 09:29:41 -0400
    COVID-19 -- China
    General trend of the new positive downhill. This is what can be seen from the health monitoring data on the spread of the new coronavirus on [24 May 2020].
    - 229 858 cumulative cases, increase of 531 from 23 May 2020;
    - 56 594 people are currently positive for the virus;
    - 140 479 people have recovered;
    - 8613 patients are hospitalized with symptoms, 553 in intensive care, and 47 428 are in home isolation;
    - 32 785 deaths have been reported; however, this number can only be confirmed