COVID-19 updates based on what experts on Twitter are talking about.
Very important study. Coronavirus came UK 'on at least >1,356 separate occasions (likely underestimate) 0.08% (~10) from China. Closing borders has to be either very targeted & smart (impossible in early stages pandemic) or absolute to have any real impact https://t.co/CLXCXj6aA2— Jeremy Farrar (@JeremyFarrar) June 10, 2020
Study suggests that if enough people wear masks, R can drop below 1. I’m skeptical that masks alone can achieve this, but they don’t need to. Masks are only one tool. So wear masks, but please do all the other stuff (test and trace) too!https://t.co/BArHa5S8sm— Natalie E. Dean, PhD (@nataliexdean) June 11, 2020
Data is starting to come out from big trials testing hydroxychloroquine as experimental therapy to fight #covid19. So where are we at on the question of whether it works? It’s not looking good. At all. Here is my @NewsfromScience story. Thread to follow. https://t.co/2kDW9NUJkt— Kai Kupferschmidt (@kakape) June 10, 2020