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Tulane Outbreak Daily – August 11, 2020

Featured Headlines Russia Approves a Vaccine Before Completing Trials – NYT Russia is the first country to approve a vaccine, and its announcement raises fears that the country is rushing for political purposes. The number of virus cases worldwide has…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – August 6, 2020

Featured Headlines Japan region declares coronavirus emergency – ABC News The governor of Japan’s Aichi Prefecture has announced a regional “state of emergency” seeking to curb the coronavirus A pregnant woman with covid-19 was dying. With one decision, her doctors…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – July 29, 2020

Featured Headlines How covid-19 conspiracy videos keep getting millions of views – MIT Technology Review The ongoing battle between social-media companies and covid-19 misinformation pushers—including US president Donald Trump—stepped up again this week thanks to a new viral video. No…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – July 28, 2020

Featured Headlines Bloomberg Podcast: Why a Vaccine Won’t Create Instant Immunity An effective vaccine is seen as the world’s greatest hope for achieving some kind of return to normal, and the timeline for developing one has been sped up dramatically.…