"It is safe to assume that slums could reach herd immunity sooner than later, but the big question is how long does the immunity persist," says Ullas Kolthur, a professor at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, one of the scientists who carried out the study among nearly 7,000 people. … [Read more...] about Could Mumbai’s Slums Be Headed to Herd Immunity?
Authorities closed beaches, parks and virus testing sites. The governor warned residents to expect power outages and said they should have a week’s supply of water and food. Officials wrestled with how to prepare storm shelters while enforcing social distancing to avoid spreading the virus. … [Read more...] about India reports 55,000 virus cases, Florida faces hurricane
Se cerraron playas, parques y centros de pruebas de coronavirus. El gobernador advirtió a la gente que contara con cortes eléctricos y recomendó que los hogares tuvieran agua y comida para una semana. Las autoridades trataban de preparar refugios respetando el distanciamiento social para evitar contagios. … [Read more...] about India suma 55.000 contagios, Florida enfrenta un huracán
South Africa, with a population of about 58 million, has the fifth-highest number of cases in the world, behind the U.S., Brazil, Russia and India, all countries with significantly higher populations, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. Experts say the true toll of the pandemic worldwide is much higher than confirmed cases, due to limited testing and other reasons. … [Read more...] about The Latest: Tokyo reports 292 cases as concerns mount
Grijalva released a statement, saying in part: “This week has shown that there are some members of Congress who fail to take this crisis seriously. Numerous Republican members routinely strut around the Capitol without a mask to selfishly make a political statement at the expense of their colleagues, staff, and their families.” … [Read more...] about The Latest: South Africa passes half a million virus cases