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Coronavirus facts: what's the mortality rate and is there a cure?

Coronavirus facts: what's the mortality rate and is there a cure?

What do we know about the virus now? The Covid-19 virus is a member of the coronavirus family that made the jump from animals to humans late last year. Many of those initially infected either worked or frequently shopped in the Huanan seafood wholesale market in the centre of the Chinese city of Wuhan. Unusually for a virus that has made the jump from

Prevent coronavirus by cleaning your phone EVERY time you wash your hands

Prevent coronavirus by cleaning your phone EVERY time you wash your hands

DOCTORS are urging people to clean their phones every time they wash their hands – in a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Medics say wiping down smartphones will help to eliminate the thousands of germs that live on their surfaces. Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates Experts are urging people to clean their phones every

Coronavirus can survive on hard surfaces like hand rails for 72 HOURS, top doc warns

Coronavirus can survive on hard surfaces like hand rails for 72 HOURS, top doc warns

DEADLY coronavirus can survive on hard surfaces for 72 hours, Britain’s top doctor has warned. Professor Chris Whitty said droplets of the Covid-19 infection can remain on bus and train hand rails for up to three days. Read our coronavirus live blog for all the latest news and updates Coronavirus can survive on hard surfaces like bus and train hand

Coronavirus myths: From Vitamin C to drinking water every 15 minutes

Coronavirus myths: From Vitamin C to drinking water every 15 minutes

DEADLY coronavirus is continuing to sweep across the globe – with cases surging to 53 in the UK. And now the World Health Organisation (WHO) are cracking down on “dangerous” myths that are circulating about how to stop yourself getting Covid-19. Read our coronavirus live blog for all the latest news and updates Popular apps and social media platforms