Viral Sore Throat Or Just Irritation?

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Viral Sore Throat or Just Irritation? I am 25 years old and a male. I am a med student and have been self quarantined for the last week or so after my school transitioned to online courses. I don’t think I’ve come into contact with anyone recently who had the coronavirus, but I have a […]

Coronavirus: The Race For A COVID-19 Vaccine

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Slate is making its essential coronavirus coverage free for all readers. Subscribe to support our journalism. Start your free trial. Usually, when you run a vaccine experiment, there’s tons of red tape. There are ethical boards to consult and subjects to recruit. Then you have to convince people with money that your research is important […]

12-May-2020:10:34:00, Novavax Stock Rockets On Funding Boost For Coronavirus Vaccine

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An epidemic preparedness foundation boosted its funding in coronavirus vaccine maker Novavax to $388 million, sending NVAX stock soaring Tuesday. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness and Innovation, or CEPI, is funding various efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine. In March, the foundation pledged $4 million to Novavax. On Monday, Novavax said CEPI increased that funding […]

President Trump’s Mar-A-Lago Club To Partially Reopen This Weekend – CBS Miami

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – As South Florida slowly reopens from the coronavirus lockdown, President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club will partially reopen to members this weekend. An email sent Thursday to members says the Palm Beach resort’s Beach Club restaurant, its pool and its whirlpool will reopen Saturday after being closed two months, but its main building […]

Coronavirus: Fast Facts And What You Can Do

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What is Unicef doing to help? Unicef UK has launched #GenerationCovid, its biggest-ever appeal, to help tackle the impact of coronavirus and help vulnerable children and families around the world. In the UK Unicef is here to help children, parents and teachers in every way we can. With our schools shut, exams and children’s activities […]

Coronavirus Live Thread 3

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The WHO will not declare COVID-19 a Pandemic under any circumstances. It will cost them too much money, See: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-02-25/catastrophe-bonds-signal-coronavirus-nearing-pandemic-status The World Bank launched a $425 million 2017 catastrophe bond issue supporting its Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF). There are two tranches of PEF bonds outstanding, expected to mature in July, and this means investors […]

Chili Paste To Haircuts: Thai Tourism Workers Improvise As Virus

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By Jiraporn Kuhakan and Jorge Silva BANGKOK, May 12 (Reuters) – As Thailand’s tourist economy suffers a near-total shutdown from travel restrictions due to the new coronavirus, employees in the industry have been forced to improvise to make ends meet. Air purser Kosit Rattanasopon, 37, has traded in his cabin crew uniform for a delivery […]