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Contact tracing followed by quarantine will stop COVID-19 from spreading:

Agence France-PresseOct 21, 2020 10:20:38 IST Contacts of people confirmed to have coronavirus should be properly quarantined, the World Health Organization said on Monday, as the pandemic surges in Europe and North America. WHO emergencies director Michael Ryan linked soaring transmission rates in the Northern Hemisphere to the failure to implement the vital step rigorously. He said […]Read More

Volunteers to be exposed to COVID-19 virus to find the

The volunteer would be infected via the nose and the results will be used to study how vaccines might work and to explore potential treatments. The first Human Challenge Programme will be conducted in partnership with Imperial College London British researchers on Tuesday said they hope to expose healthy volunteers to the virus that causes […]Read More

Contact tracing should leading to quarantine to stop COVID-19 infections

Agence France-PresseOct 21, 2020 09:50:15 IST Contacts of people confirmed to have coronavirus should be properly quarantined, the World Health Organization said on Monday, as the pandemic surges in Europe and North America. WHO emergencies director Michael Ryan linked soaring transmission rates in the northern hemisphere to the failure to implement the vital step rigorously. […]Read More

Coronavirus stays active on human skin for nine hours, frequent

Both the coronavirus and the flu virus are inactivated within 15 seconds by applying ethanol, which is used in hand sanitisers. The longer survival of SARS-CoV-2 on the skin increases contact-transmission risk Image credit: UN/Unsplash The coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours, Japanese researchers have found, in a discovery they said showed […]Read More