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Coronavirus: What you need to know to prepare for a covid-19 pandemic

Coronavirus: What you need to know to pr ...

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Hand-washing can help you avoid catching the coronavirusTetra Images, LLC / Alamy With coronavirus outbreaks in Europe and the Middle East, the covid-19 virus appears to be going pandemic. As public concern increases worldwide, unscientific and unreliable advice on how to protect yourself is now r... ...
Why the coronavirus is different from flu and warrants major action

Why the coronavirus is different from fl ...

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Mohammad Ghadamali/AP/ShutterstockFOR weeks now, the news has been dominated by the coronavirus. This is hardly surprising: it is an unprecedented global story with an unknown ending, featuring a new virus we don’t yet fully understand. The planet’s most populous nation shut down an entire province ...
How badly prepared is the world for a coronavirus pandemic?

How badly prepared is the world for a co ...

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Bruce Aylward led an international mission to study China’s response to the virusFabrice Coffrini/Getty Images LAST week, the World Health Organization raised its assessment of the global risk from the novel coronavirus to Very High – its maximum level. The virus has escaped containment in at leas ...
Our fight against climate change could help us rein in coronavirus too

Our fight against climate change could h ...

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Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty ImagesWE ARE facing a global emergency, and politicians who appear to not believe in science are putting us all at risk. That this statement applies equally to coronavirus and climate change says something about the era in which we live. Our response to the ever-widening ... ...