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3D medical animation of the SARS-CoV-2 new coronavirus structure. On the left is an illustration of the outside of the virion. On the right is a cross-section of the virion, a diagram of its protein spikes, protective coating, and the genetic material protected inside

What Is Coronavirus and How Do Humans Defeat It?

Accompanying worldwide awareness of the COVID–19 pandemic is an understandable fear of the disease as well as misunderstandings of what causes it. Microscopic germs, invisible to the naked eye and which can spread silently from person to person, are the cause of this infectious disease.…

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Image: members of the Puerto Rican National Guard wearing masks, eye protection, and white dust suits screen recently-deboarded passengers from an airplane before permitting them to enter Puerto Rico.

Coronavirus in the Caribbean: COVID–19 Update from Puerto Rico

Guánica, Puerto Rico – The Caribbean archipelago, not yet fully recovered from 2017’s devastating Hurricane Maria, has been experiencing daily tremors for over 95 days on its southern shore. Now, yet another threat is making its way across the main island — the highly-infectious new…

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South Africa Under Lockdown as COVID–19 Spreads

Durban, Kawzulu-Natal, South Africa – On March 5, 2020, South Africa reported its first official case of coronavirus (COVID–19) in the Kwazulu-Natal province. Since then, the virus has expanded into all nine provinces, infecting at least 1,280 people and killing two.
On March 23, President…