Wed. 03/25 - Why is Coronavirus So Hard To Defeat?
Prince Charles has tested positive. India has initiated the largest lockdown in human history, nearly 1/5th of the world’s population. Why is coronavirus so hard to defeat from a medical standpoint? Worrying news that the virus might stay on surfaces longer than we thought. But hopeful signs that the virus might not be mutating quickly, and why that is good news for a potential vaccine.
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- The science of why coronavirus is so hard to stop (Washington Post)
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- CDC: coronavirus RNA found in Princess Cruise cabins up to 17 days after passengers left (CNBC)
- Iceland's Coronavirus Testing Strategy Could Help All Of Us (BuzzFeed News)
- Gastonia company will make millions of medical face masks (Charlotte Observer)
- Race against time: Inside 1 of the world's largest ventilator factories (ABC News)
- Ford partnering with GE, 3M to build ventilators, respirators, face shields (Automotive News)
- Fears of US drug shortages grow as India locks down to curb the coronavirus (CNBC)
- Coronavirus mutation rate is good for vaccine development (Washington Post)