Scientists researching the new coronavirus are bypassing traditional medical journals to publish their findings more quickly online.
Betsy McKayScientists racing to fight to the new coronavirus are sharing early results online rather than waiting for traditional, peer-reviewed medical journals. #COVID-19 wsj.com/articles/shari… via @WSJ
As China doubles down on its efforts to control the coronavirus epidemic, patients with other conditions that require urgent medical attention have emerged as particularly vulnerable, facing difficulties in receiving treatment and securing drugs.
Betsy McKayPatients without #Covid-19 struggle to get care for other diseases in China, as quarantines continue and overwhelmed hospitals have suspended regular services. wsj.com/articles/patie… via @WSJ
It was the unanimous view of the Committee that this event still constitutes a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC) under the IHR (2005). The Committee acknowledged the revised risk assessment, which puts the risk now as high at...
As the novel coronavirus spreads around the world, PreventEpidemics.org will serve as a hub of timely, accurate and easy-to-understand information on the virus and its global impact. PreventEpidemics.org provides country-level information on...
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It may have started with a bat in a cave, but human activity set it loose.
Betsy McKayFrom @DavidQuammen: “We must remember, when the dust settles, that nCoV-2019 was not a novel event or a misfortune that befell us. It was — it is — part of a pattern of choices that we humans are making.”
The virus that has caused dozens of deaths and hundreds of illnesses worldwide emerged from a market in Wuhan, China, that sold live food animals, including some animals caught in the wild, according to Chinese authorities.
One study suggested a...
Beijing has invested billions in the frontiers of modern science, a prowess that is being put to the test by an elementary health challenge: an infectious disease outbreak. Early indications are its performance is troubled.
Betsy McKayChina’s skills in certain basic public-health tasks, such as outbreak investigations, are uneven, despite its world-class genomics, virologists and gleaming hospitals. Our story w/ @jamestareddy @Chao_Deng and colleagues.
Betsy McKayChina’s skills in certain basic public-health tasks, such as outbreak investigations, are uneven, despite its world-class genomics, virologists and gleaming hospitals. How China’s coronavirus response is troubled. #nCoV2019 wsj.com/articles/china… via @WSJ