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Health standards organizations help codify novel coronavirus info

As part of the global effort to manage and contain the coronavirus response, two global health standards organizations have introduced new content. Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International, are supporting care teams globally to code and track SARS-CoV-2 testing and COVID-19 cases, and by extension support clinicians and researchers in their efforts to address its containment.… Read More »

Coronavirus discovered in ice cream

Ice cream made in China with ingredients from New Zealand and the Ukraine has been contaminated with COVID-19 in what experts describe as a “one-off”. Health officials in the Chinese municipality of Tianjin report that three samples of the ice cream returned a positive COVID-19 test. However, the infection is thought to be a “one-off”… Read More »

Biden chief of staff pick downplayed coronavirus and praised de Blasio for large gathering with no mask

President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for chief of staff downplayed the threat of the coronavirus in February by praising New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for taking part in a large gathering with no mask. “We don’t have a #COVIDー19 epidemic in the US but we are starting to see a fear epidemic,” longtime Democratic… Read More »