Coronavirus Live Blog 4.27.2020

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Yesterday’s headlines from 4.26 can be found here



Doctors test if estrogen could help men fight covid

Colorado and Nevada join western states pact to deal with pandemic issues

Unusual inflammatory syndrome in small children that may be tied to covid under investigation in the UK

Trump wants governors to reopen schools

Likely outbreak of covid at CES conference in Las Vegas in early January. It may be a significant piece of the puzzle about the early spread in the US.

The significant challenges to a working vaccine

More than 70 drug trials related to the virus are registered with US FDA

Genetics may play a role in who gets varying severity of virus symptoms

The Health 202: Sunlight does kill the coronavirus. But not in the way Trump suggested.

Pelosi says guaranteed minimum income could be considered during pandemic

14.9% of New Yorkers test positive for antibodies, governor says

Field hospitals in NY will stay open through the fall in anticipation of a second wave

Conspiracy theorists claimed this US woman was patient zero in Wuhan

Italy and Spain announce plans to ease coronavirus lockdowns further – Italy will start reopening businesses on May 4 but schools will remain closed until September

Study tries to determine if Pepcid is effective against the virus after group of Wuhan patients taking it for heartburn had better outcomes. More details on the science here.

Hong Kong claims to have antiviral coatings good for 90 days

Virus hangs in air where there is little air exchange

Bandladesh restarts garment factories

Malta reports no new COVID-19 cases for first time since crisis began

Indian government brushes off Indian tax officers’ proposal for coronavirus tax on super rich

Maryland fields hundreds of phone calls asking about ingesting disinfectants 

Birx says: “Social distancing could last months, White House coronavirus coordinator says

Birx expecting dramatic decrease in coronavirus deaths, hospitalizations by end of May

‘Quarantine fatigue’: Researchers find more Americans venturing out against coronavirus stay-at-home orders 

This is what rich hospitals and poor hospitals look like

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