Some COVID-19 Infections Can Progress To Critical Quickly; Scientists Work To Develop Diagnostics, Vaccines

Bloomberg: There Is a ‘Tipping Point’ Before Coronavirus Kills (Gale, 3/8).

Devex: U.K. government to fund coronavirus rapid diagnostic test (Worley, 3/6).

New York Times: How Deadly Is Coronavirus? What We Know and What We Don’t (Bui et al., 3/7).

Reuters: $2 billion needed to develop COVID-19 shot, says epidemic response group (Kelland, 3/6).

STAT: To develop a coronavirus vaccine, synthetic biologists try to outdo nature (Begley, 3/9).

USA TODAY: Children aren’t at great risk for coronavirus, WHO report says, but some doctors aren’t so sure (Rodriguez, 3/6).

VOA: China: Coronavirus Vaccine Could Be Ready for ‘Emergency Use’ in April (Xie, 3/7).

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