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Lockdowns may have prevented more than 3 million deaths in Europe

Lockdowns may have prevented more than 3 million deaths in Europe

The news: Lockdowns in Europe helped stop 3.1 million deaths up to the start of May, researchers have estimated. Strictly limiting people’s movements and enforcing social distancing cut the average number of people that contagious individuals infected by 81%. The measures pushed the …Continue reading

What is serological testing?

The US and other countries are scrambling to test hundreds of thousands of people to see if they are infected by the coronavirus. That test, which employs a technique called PCR, looks directly for the genetic material of the virus in a …Continue reading

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