CDC transfers coronavirus patient to San Mateo County

CDC transfers coronavirus patient to San Mateo County

By Amy Graff, SFGATE Updated 8:00 am PST, Friday, February 28, 2020 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is transferring a person who tested positive for COVID-19 to an undisclosed location in San Mateo County, health officials said Friday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is transferring a person who tested positive…

It’s going to take a lot longer to make a COVID-19 vaccine than a treatment

It’s going to take a lot longer to make a COVID-19 vaccine than a treatment

Scientists and drug companies are racing to develop and test treatments and vaccines that address COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Work on both is progressing at an unprecedented speed — but researchers are starting essentially from scratch on vaccine development, so the process is going to take a long time. Treatments, on…

Coronavirus outbreak: Canadians have mixed feelings on travel, Canada now at 14 cases

Coronavirus outbreak: Canadians have mixed feelings on travel, Canada now at 14 cases

Ajoutée le 28 févr. 2020There are mixed feelings among the Canadian public about travel amid growing COVID-19 concerns, with some people at Toronto’s Pearson airport saying they may not travel again for some time, while others say they’re not concerned and won’t halt their plans. The reactions come after Quebec reported its first presumptive case…

Coronavirus Vaccine ‘Weeks’ Away From Being Developed, Says Head of Israeli Science Research Institute

Coronavirus Vaccine ‘Weeks’ Away From Being Developed, Says Head of Israeli Science Research Institute

The head of a research institute in Israel has said its scientists are "weeks" away from developing a vaccine against the deadly new coronavirus which causes COVID-19.The new virus that has killed over 2,800 people is a member of the large coronavirus family of pathogens, which also includes SARS and MERS. On Thursday, the MIGAL…

Coronavirus in Utah: Governor says state is prepared and actively monitoring illness

SALT LAKE CITY — The state of Utah is bracing for possible cases of the coronavirus, but Gov. Gary Herbert reassured residents Thursday that health officials are prepared for a possible outbreak.“We are in fact hoping for the best but preparing for the worst,” he told reporters during his monthly press conference at PBS Utah.“I…

As coronavirus anxiety builds, N.J. schools prepare for an outbreak

As coronavirus anxiety builds, N.J. schools prepare for an outbreak

Tele-schooling. Hand sanitizers. Warning posters and enhanced disinfectant cleanings.School districts across New Jersey are gearing up for a coronavirus outbreak, sending letters to parents and staff about their preventative measures and mitigation plans.While the tone of the letters was measured and practical, the districts’ sweeping action only confirms the escalating fear felt throughout the state…

What is coronavirus, how did it start and could the outbreak grow bigger?

What is coronavirus, how did it start and could the outbreak grow bigger?

China’s new coronavirus (Covid-19) is spreading fast. More than 83,000 people are known to be infected and more than 2,800 deaths have been recorded. The bulk of cases and fatalities have been confined to China but the virus is spreading internationally. What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause disease in animals. Seven, including the…