Vietnam is one of the poorest nations in Asia, yet it has had remarkably few Covid-19 cases. In part, the country's limited resources led to a cautious, proactive approach.
We've all seen the footage of people in protective suits and vehicles spraying cities to control COVID-19. But because of the way disinfectant and contamination work, it might be mostly for show.
One bespoke contact tracing device is a bluetooth 'pen' device, which can be handed in if diagnosed without relying on smartphones.
While preliminary tests indicate user data isn't being sent to the government, a publicly-available source code is needed to ensure the app's transparency.
Though so-called naturopathic influencers on social media claim taking near-lethal doses of vitamin C is the cure for COVID-19, one expert says that vitamin C is unlikely to cure coronavirus.
Based on current available data, our model predicts by March 31, the number of deaths worldwide will surpass 4,500 and confirmed COVID-19 cases will reach about 150,000.
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As the coronavirus spreads, public health officials stress the importance of hand washing. But can it really make that much of a difference? A microbiologist explains why.