China's #Covid19 death toll has topped 3,000.
It reported 139 new cases on Thursday, all but 5 of which are in Hubei province. It seems like outside Hubei, the virus may have more or less controlled.
31 new deaths.
Total of 80409 cases & 3012 deaths. pic.twitter.com/cJFPyqYDf8
— Helen Branswell (@HelenBranswell) March 5, 2020
We are working to enroll as many people with COVID19 as quickly as possible into a research study for development of vaccines and monoclonals. If you know of providers taking care of these patients, please contact us.
— Helen Chu (@HelenChuMD) March 4, 2020
Los Angeles declares state of emergency. Six new #coronavirus cases. In a statement Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reports that it is cooperating w/ the CDC https://t.co/jN1xVCpoaZ pic.twitter.com/NjOZtEEIZf
— delthia ricks 🔬 (@DelthiaRicks) March 4, 2020
Protect yourself and your community from coronavirus with common sense precautions: wash your hands, stay home when sick and listen to the @CDCgov and local health authorities. Save the masks for health care workers. Let’s stay calm, listen to the experts, and follow the science.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) March 4, 2020
WHO says coronavirus death rate is 3.4% globally, higher than previously thought https://t.co/mS1DhgLGrB
— CNBC (@CNBC) March 3, 2020
Case fatality rate (CFR) is time- & population-varying. Given that mild cases of #COVID19 are generally identified at a slower pace than severe cases AND that care standards (& demographics) vary across affected countries, responsible discussions about CFR *must* include context. https://t.co/ddqFt2P6Nv
— Dr. Maia Majumder (@maiamajumder) March 4, 2020
—U.S. virus death toll hits 11, 10 in Wash, First in Calif.
—Outbreak delays China's Xi's state visit to Japan.
—Pets can't pass on coronavirus, but can test positive.
—Venice a shell of itself as tourists flee.
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— The Associated Press (@AP) March 5, 2020
Saudi Arabia suspends pilgrimage trips to holy cities of Mecca and Medina for all citizens and residentshttps://t.co/fXWMaAYTGM
— COVID19 (@V2019N) March 4, 2020
Our own coverage at @newsfromscience is here: https://t.co/KMUd3npAml @sciencecohen, @martinenserink, @dnormile and more are working hard to screen what is going on and get the most accurate information.
— Kai Kupferschmidt (@kakape) March 4, 2020
This is a really good expert account of South Korea’s response to coronavirus. This society has an incredible technical infrastructure and some of capacity to unify around a plan. Even so they are struggling. https://t.co/gffvgESVKz
— Jason Wilson (@jason_a_w) March 4, 2020
There is *no evidence* that garlic, water, vitamin C, essential oils, colloidal silver, or steroids will protect you from coronavirus, no matter what you read on the internet https://t.co/DEtwrn0Wsp
— CNN (@CNN) March 5, 2020
Senegal reports its second case of #coronavirus. The latest patient is an 80-year-old man from a Paris suburb who arrived in Senegal on February 29. More on coronavirus here: https://t.co/x7gUXs4Tdj pic.twitter.com/l91tqQHnOe
— Reuters (@Reuters) March 4, 2020
Reality check from Nigeria- “Do I deal with 600 cases of Lassa so far or do I focus on preparedness for this new respiratory virus. The reality is, I can’t really choose between either of those.” #globalhealth #Covid_19 https://t.co/aM853IlB3j
— Ilona Kickbusch (@IlonaKickbusch) March 4, 2020
i have never plugged a Google product before, but Google's videoconferencing is amazing & is the only thing which makes Google work. https://t.co/x2qtzOC8bh
— klobgoblin (@Theophite) March 3, 2020
Authorities know the virus could irreparably damage China’s image in the world's eyes, but they also see an opportunity to push their own narrative of organization, success, and triumph, FP's @BeijingPalmer writes.https://t.co/9T9ZdN2H0P
— Foreign Policy (@ForeignPolicy) March 4, 2020
— Institute of Politics (@harvardiop) March 4, 2020
— Dr. Tara C. Smith (@aetiology) March 4, 2020
Why the New Coronavirus (Mostly) Spares Children – The New York Times https://t.co/pqJV5Xs5WM
— Marc Lipsitch (@mlipsitch) March 3, 2020
"It is driven by solidarity, reciprocity, compassion for others, and trust, writes Dr Yanto Chandra for HKFP — things GovHK are bad at.
— Tom Grundy (@tomgrundy) March 4, 2020
— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) March 4, 2020
Trump and Khamenei finally agree on something https://t.co/ZPAcS5suwd
— Adam Taylor (@mradamtaylor) March 3, 2020
I'm gonna need a smaller butterfly net. pic.twitter.com/uhwjyt0WZY
— ɪᴀɴ ᴍ ᴍᴀᴄᴋᴀʏ, ᴘʜᴅ 🦠🤧🧬🥼🦟 (@MackayIM) March 4, 2020