Money Talks – Covid-19 spreads—is a global economic downturn on the cards? | Podcasts | The Economist

Cash certainly does talk and the quicker that the uber rich realise this I guarantee a lot more money will flow into research. However, its worth noting that a substantial amount of that money needs to go to LMIC countries. MERS proves that trying to wait this out until the northern hemisphere season MAY reduce its impact could easily be a mistake...RLW

South Korea reports doubling of coronavirus patients to 433, with over 1,000 at new outbreak site feeling ill

A South Korean health official sprays disinfectant in front of a hospital where 16 infections have now been identified with COVID-19 in Cheongdo County near Daegu on Friday. | AFP-JIJI SEOUL – South Korea said on Saturday that the number of new coronavirus cases in the country had doubled […]

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The coronavirus may run rampant in some countries least prepared to deal with it. If that happens experts say the virus could become endemic.

REUTERS/Christopher Pike The COVID-19 virus has been found in 30 countries across the world, and the World Health Organization is calling the spread “worrisome.” An expert told Business Insider that many countries don’t have resources for infectious disease, and many lack an outbreak preparedness plan. Containment may no longer […]

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Coronavirus: Egypt, Algeria, South Africa at ‘high risk’

The coronavirus was confirmed in the Chinese city of Wuhan on January 7, 2020. Cases have since been confirmed in several other Asian countries, Europe and the United States. The World Health Organisation, WHO, has since declared it a public health emergency of international dimensions. WHO chief Tedros Ghebereyesus […]

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