Brazil nears agreement to produce Oxford coronavirus vaccine

By Ricardo Brito and Eduardo Simões BRASILIA / SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil is likely to sign a contract this week to produce a test vaccine developed by Oxford University to protect against the new coronavirus, the country’s acting health minister Eduardo Pazuello said on Tuesday. Human clinical trials in …

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Can people transmit the coronavirus if they have no symptoms? 5 Questions Answered About Asymptomatic COVID-19

Detecting COVID-19 symptoms and self-quarantining are good for preventing sick people from spreading the coronavirus. But mounting evidence suggests that symptom-free people are also spreading the virus. Monica Gandhi, an infectious disease doctor and researcher at the University of California, San Francisco, explains what is known about the asymptomatic spread …

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