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Denmark will kill all mink, citing coronavirus infections
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Denmark will kill all mink, citing coronavirus infections

Denmark: Government officials recently said that a mutation in the virus could interfere with vaccine effectiveness in humans. The Danish government will slaughter millions of mink at more than 1,000 farms, citing concerns that a mutation in the novel coronavirus that has infected the mink could possibly interfere with the effectiveness of a vaccine for…

Remdesivir provides little effect on COVID-19: WHO
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Remdesivir provides little effect on COVID-19: WHO

New York: Remdesivir, an antiviral drug initially developed to treat Ebola by the pharmaceutical company Gilead, has “little or no effect” on survival for people in hospital with COVID-19, a World Health Organization (WHO) trial has found. As part of its SOLIDARITY trial, WHO researchers tested the effects of four potential treatments, including antiviral drugs remdesivir and interferon-β1a, the…

People are up for Coronavirus-Inspired Dessert, are you?
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People are up for Coronavirus-Inspired Dessert, are you?

Prague: On Celetná street, in the heart of the historic Old Town district, Prague’s Black Madonna cafe has been selling out of a confection that looks remarkably like the novel coronavirus. Customers can find the treat in the dessert display case, behind a small card that simply says “virus.” The chocolate-covered dessert with pistachio-and-raspberry filling…

Was coronavirus made in lab?
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Was coronavirus made in lab?

USA: The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has led to over 910,000 deaths worldwide and unprecedented decimation of the global economy. Despite its tremendous impact, the origin of SARS-CoV-2 has remained mysterious and controversial. The natural origin theory, although widely accepted, lacks substantial support. The alternative theory that the virus may have…

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