Coronavirus Live Blog 4.29.2020

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Taiwan doctor’s easy-to-make Aerosol Box embraced in Japan The Aerosol Box, created and shared online by Lai Hsien-yung, an anesthesiologist from Taiwan, is a transparent box shielding a provider’s face from aerosol particles contaminated by the virus while intubating an infected patient, many of whom develop respiratory failure.

Oxford vaccine effective in monkeys, heading for mass production in India. Six animals inoculated with vaccine candidate then exposed to virus did not catch Covid-19 after 28 days

Coronavirus outbreak in France did not come directly from China. Virus strain was “older” than strain from China.

Boston considers they had an earlier outbreak like other cities based on new modeling

Africa’s coronavirus cases double in 2 weeks, but do low rates of testing hide an even bigger crisis?

Family dog is first to be known to test positive for virus. NC researchers were monitoring family and discovered the dog likely caught it from the family.

Reopening states too early will bring increasing number of deaths, 7 coronavirus models show

California schools may reopen as early as July, Gov. Newsom says

LA to test asymptomatic people in transit and media

The number of new virus admissions at N.Y. hospitals has fallen 70 percent.

Where the coronavirus is hitting rural America hard – Covid-19 is running rampant through some workplaces, including factories and farms.

Piglets aborted, chickens gassed as pandemic slams meat sector

Tyson warns of U.S. meat shortages as coronavirus shuts livestock plants

Although Widely Debunked, Bakersfield Doctors’ COVID-19 Test Conclusions Spread Like Wildfire 

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Scheduled To Sail From New York City

On Japan’s stretched front line, doctors and nurses DIY a coronavirus response 

52 virus cases now tied to WI election day


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