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Why some coronavirus strains are more infectious than others

A representation of the SARS-CoV spike protein structures. Credit: Mahmoud Moradi. Coronavirus outbreaks have occurred periodically, but none have been as devastating as the COVID-19 pandemic. Vivek Govind Kumar, a…

Coronavirus: 45 deaths and 575 new cases confirmed in Ireland

A FURTHER 575 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Ireland, the National Public Health Emergency Team said this evening. In a statement, it said that a further 45…

Texas coronavirus hospitalizations at lowest since November

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Hospitalizations in Texas due to the coronavirus dropped on Sunday to their lowest level since mid-November, according to data released Sunday by state health officials. The…

Coronavirus Ireland: 54 further deaths and 1,006 more cases confirmed

There have been 1,006 further Covid-19 cases and 54 more deaths, the Department of Health confirmed today. his brings the total number of cases in the state to 205,939 and…

Coronavirus: 54 deaths and 1,006 new cases confirmed in Ireland

A FURTHER 1,006 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Ireland, the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) has said this evening. In a statement, it said that a…

Coronavirus ‘Most Likely’ Started in Animals: WHO

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 likely originated in animals and spread to humans, an international team…

Today’s coronavirus news: Health Canada expected to approve AstraZeneca vaccine next week; Ford to announce details next week on reopening economy

KEY FACTS10:10 a.m.: Ontario reporting 1,670 more cases, 45 deaths9:53 a.m.: Details out next week on reopening Ontario’s economy 5:05 a.m. U.K. arrivals to spend 10 days in hotel isolation4:54…

Italy Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 90,000, With 421 New Fatalities

ROME: Italy reported 421 coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday against 476 the day before, the health ministry said, taking the official toll since the epidemic emerged a year ago to 90,241,…

Coronavirus: 'You have to pay people to self-isolate'

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said people asked to self-isolate due to risk of coronavirus should be paid for doing so. Dr David Nabarro, WHO special envoy on COVID-19,…

Some coronavirus patients may develop ‘COVID tongue’ — a painful rash or ‘furry coating’ on their swelling tongues, a researcher says

Some people infected with the coronavirus might have "COVID tongue." The condition may involve a painful rash, swelling, or discoloration on patients' tongues. One UK researcher says it's critical to…