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Coronavirus seems to reach the brain. What could this mean for us?

From loss of smell to stroke, people with covid-19 are reporting strange neurological issues that challenge our understanding of the disease – and how to treat it Health 27 May 2020 By Jessica Hamzelou ZEPHYR/Science Photo Library JENNIFER FRONTERA has been treating people in intensive care for years. But she has never experienced anything like… Read More »

Japan ignored the usual rules but contained COVID-19. How did it work?

Japan’s state of emergency is set to end with new cases of the coronavirus dwindling to mere dozens. It got there despite largely ignoring the default playbook. No restrictions were placed on residents’ movements, and businesses from restaurants to hairdressers stayed open. No high-tech apps that tracked people’s movements were deployed. The country doesn’t have… Read More »