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These are NSW’s new virus rules

NSW residents will at midnight enjoy the easing of several restrictions including the hard border with Victoria. From 12.01am on Monday, residents of both states will for the first time in more than four months be able to freely cross into the other jurisdiction without needing a permit. More people will also be able to… Read More »

Study suggests novel reason for wide range in COVID illness: people never exposed to virus have some antibodies

Article content continued Even if they are legitimate, he said, it would be “speculative” to suggest that antibodies in unexposed subjects explain the wide range of illness caused by the coronavirus. Age is the clearest predictor now of how sick COVID-19 will make people, noted Krajden. Lavoie and colleagues asked for volunteers to submit to… Read More »

Drug being tested for at-home treatment in hopes of slowing virus

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are testing a new approach to fighting COVID-19, using a repurposed antiviral AIDS drug for at-home treatment during the first days of symptoms in hopes of slowing the virus early and heading off hospitalization, intensive care, and death. The nationwide clinical trial is being led by Nathan Shapiro,… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: Germany eyes V-shaped recovery; Trump talking less about virus

The U.S. reported just 33,888 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, the lowest daily tally reported in weeks, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. However, daily case reporting tends to dip early in the week after local public health offices close for the weekend. Across the country, 25 states reported rising cases,… Read More »