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As states consider reopening, CDC director warns coronavirus outbreak could be worse this winter

“There’s a possibility that the assault of the virus on our nation next winter will actually be even more difficult than the one we just went through,” CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield said in an interview with The Washington Post. “And when I’ve said this to others, they kind of put their head back, they… Read More »

Perspectives: Preparations For Widespread Outbreak Of Coronavirus Can’t Wait Any Longer; An Infodemic Is The Last Thing We Need From These Websites

Monday, Mar 2 2020 UPDATED 9:07 AM full issue Perspectives: Preparations For Widespread Outbreak Of Coronavirus Can’t Wait Any Longer; An Infodemic Is The Last Thing We Need From These Websites Editorial pages focus on issues surrounding the coronavirus. The New York Times: How To Confront The Coronavirus At Every Level Covid-19 cases in Washington… Read More »

China’s Xi rallies people back to work as country continues to battle virus outbreak

Chinese President Xi Jinping, inspects the novel coronavirus prevention and control work in Beijing on Feb. 10, 2020. Xinhua News Agency The Chinese leadership is rallying its people to get back to work even as the country continues to battle with the coronavirus outbreak, amid city-wide lockdowns and quarantines in the worst-hit regions. “This is… Read More »

Coronavirus outbreak used by hackers to spread malware

Malicious actors are using the outbreak of the Wuhan novel coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, as an opportunity to launch emailed-based cyber attacks, according to security specialist Proofpoint. WHY IT MATTERSThe company uncovered a continuing expansion of cyber attacks themed around the Coronavirus, including a new campaign promoting conspiracy theory-based fears around “unreleased cures,” and dupes multiple… Read More »

How to travel safe during the coronavirus outbreak, according to an expert

How to travel safely during the coronavirus outbreak: Heavy-duty masks, wearing gloves and carrying sanitary wipes can help reduce risks – but hand-washing really IS the best way to prevent infection, expert says The new coronavirus has spread to more than 1,000 people and killed 41 in China People who flew from Wuhan have carried… Read More »