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Claim: The Australian newspaper published an apology over a report linking a Black Lives Matter protest with a COVID-19 outbreak in the country.
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Second Coronavirus Strain May Be More Infectious—but Some Scientists Are Skeptical
Researchers question whether a mutated viral strain that infected more cells in a lab dish is necessarily more transmissible among humans.
-- Scientific American, July 16
A Coronavirus Vaccine: Where Does It Stand?
Scientists say they see steady progress and are expressing cautious optimism that a vaccine could be ready by spring.
-- Kaiser Health News, July 16
Babies’ Mysterious Resilience to Coronavirus Intrigues Scientists
COVID-19 is often mild in infants. Learning why could help scientists better understand the disease—and point the way toward possible treatments
-- Scientific American, July 14
Coronavirus: How fast is it spreading in Africa?
Africa is seeing coronavirus cases rapidly increasing and deaths rising, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). We've looked at the situation across the continent, and examined which countries are of most concern.
-- BBC, July 14
Lost on the Frontline
America’s health care workers are dying. ... “Lost on the Frontline,” a collaboration between KHN and The Guardian, has identified 795 such workers who likely died of COVID-19 after helping patients during the pandemic.
-- Kaiser Health News, July 14
Coronavirus research updates: Massive contact-tracing effort finds hundreds of cases linked to nightclubs
Nature wades through the literature on the new coronavirus — and summarizes key papers as they appear.
-- Nature, July 10
Watch: Antibodies, immunity, and what they mean for Covid-19, explained
The immune system is no wimp. When pathogens cause illness, it kicks into high gear. Cells work together to tag, kill and gobble up invaders as they fight the infection.
-- Stat, May 5
The race for coronavirus vaccines: a graphical guide
Eight ways in which scientists hope to provide immunity to SARS-CoV-2.
-- Nature, April 28
The Best Coronavirus Myth-Busting Collections