Coronavirus Disease Pandemic

On this page you can find the latest updates from SHINE regarding the current outbreak of new coronavirus.
On this page you can find the latest updates from SHINE regarding the current outbreak of new coronavirus.
Coronavirus 'can survive for 28 days on surfaces': study - World News
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Coronavirus 'can survive for 28 days on surfaces': study

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can survive on items such as banknotes and phones for up to 28 days in cool, dark conditions, according to a study.
Experts urge people to keep guard up as COVID-19 lingers in Hong Kong - China Nation News
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Experts urge people to keep guard up as COVID-19 lingers in Hong Kong

Public health experts in HK called for continued efforts to fight the COVID-19 epidemic and urged people not to let their guard down as new cases continued to be reported.
Mind your masks! Wrong option may be worse than no mask: study - World News
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Mind your masks! Wrong option may be worse than no mask: study

Researchers found that neck gaiters perform the worst while N95 respirators, surgical masks and homemade cloth masks are better choices.
No widespread coronavirus vaccination before mid-2021: WHO - World News
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No widespread coronavirus vaccination before mid-2021: WHO

The World Health Organization said Friday it did not expect widespread immunisation against the novel coronavirus until mid-2021.
Economic crisis caused by COVID-19 'most synchronized' in history, says economist - World News
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Economic crisis caused by COVID-19 'most synchronized' in history, says economist

The economic crisis caused by the pandemic is the "most synchronized" in history and its prospects of recovery is quite uncertain, Colombian economist said on Saturday.
China capable of containing COVID-19 resurgence in autumn, winter: expert - China Nation News
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China capable of containing COVID-19 resurgence in autumn, winter: expert

China is confident of being able to control a COVID-19 epidemic resurgence in autumn and winter based on recent epidemic containment experience over more than six months.
Chinese scientist tells Science origin of COVID-19 undetermined - China Nation News
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Chinese scientist tells Science origin of COVID-19 undetermined

Chinese virologist Shi Zhengli hit back at speculations that SARS-CoV-2 responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic was leaked from her lab, calling for more science-based cooperation.
Novel coronavirus has existed worldwide before emerging in China: Oxford University expert - World News
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Novel coronavirus has existed worldwide before emerging in China: Oxford University expert

The novel coronavirus has existed worldwide and broke out whenever and wherever favorable conditions occurred rather than starting in China, an Oxford University expert said.
COVID-19 may not have originated in China, existed in environment for many decades - World News
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COVID-19 may not have originated in China, existed in environment for many decades

The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 may not have originated in China but could have been thriving in a dormant stage in the environment for decades, according to researchers.
Expert says Beijing's way of containing COVID-19 minimizes pandemic impact - China Nation News
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Expert says Beijing's way of containing COVID-19 minimizes pandemic impact

Beijing's way of containing the second wave of COVID-19 recently can minimize the pandemic fallout, an expert has said in an opinion piece posted by the South China Morning Post.
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