s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center and the Heising-Simons Foundation. While the world is transfixed by the high-stakes race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, an equally crucial competition is heating up to produce targeted antibodies that could provide an instant immunity boost against the virus.
I wrote a blog post over the weekend that has generated tremendous pushback, including an op-ed in the New York Times as well as thousands of comments on Twitter. In my previous post, I suggested that while we’re pursuing Phase 3 testing of several promising Covid-19 vaccines, we could simultaneously offer those same, unapproved vaccines to a wider community of volunteers, as long as those volunteers were fully informed.
17-year-old Justin Hunter tells CNN’s Chris Cuomo about losing both of his parents, Angie and Eugene Hunter, to coronavirus in the same week.
DEAR TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER: I booked a trip to Tallinn, Estonia, earlier this year through Otel.com. I prepaid $919 for a refundable hotel room at the Three Sisters Hotel. I couldn’t make the trip because of the coronavirus pandemic. Otel agreed to contact the hotel for me and let me know their response.
The performance of the U.S. economy is currently a function of the coronavirus pandemic’s “very bad” behavior and how America is managing it, Wall Street Journal Associate Editor John Bussey told the “Fox News Rundown” podcast. Bussey said the country as a whole is seeing a lack of plans to address the pandemic’s uncertainty, leaving it up to the states to act individually.
A packed party with little social distancing at a mansion in New Jersey over the weekend is causing concerns for Gov. Phil Murphy as the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the country, and with the infection rate slightly increasing in the Garden State.
Cities and provinces that have recorded cases of Covid-19 caused by community transmission have to “consider the scale of social distancing and make it reasonable,” Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a government meeting Monday.
Scientists need to show us the data. And that’s exactly what they’re working on. By Dr. Dean is an assistant professor of biostatistics at the University of Florida. Coronavirus vaccines are rapidly advancing through the development pipeline. The University of Oxford’s vaccine is in large trials in Britain, Brazil and South Africa.
‘I feel I will never get another job’: Australian readers on searching for work in the Covid recession
Australia is in the depths of a Covid-19 induced recession and with the situation only worsening in Victoria, there is little reason for optimism among those who are looking for work. Guardian Australia asked readers about their experiences being made unemployed and trying to get back into the workforce: I’m on jobkeeper, so finding other work isn’t urgent yet.
Booking.com’s plans to lay off up to 25% of its global workforce as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to take a wide toll on travel, the company reported in a filing Tuesday. Booking.com has more than 17,000 employees, a company spokeswoman told CNBC.
The confident depiction by politicians and companies that a vaccine is imminent and inevitable may give people unrealistic beliefs about how soon the world can return to normal – and even spark resistance to simple strategies that can tamp down transmission.
As more and more kids get tested for COVID-19, parents are faced with yet another pandemic-specific challenge: getting a child to sit still while a doctor sticks a very long cotton swab into their nostril. To be fair, even grown-ups are less than…