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The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak: March 2020 update

Published on March 31, 2020   17 min

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Interviewer: Professor Temte, thank you for taking the time to do this update on your interview from the beginning of this month. What are some of the big changes that have happened since your last interview with us? Interviewer: I look back and it has only been a little over three weeks since we last spoke and things have changed dramatically across the world. First and foremost, we saw that cases in China leveled off and have started to go down, so the very stringent measures taken in that country appear to have worked. That being said, everywhere else we've seen a rapid increase in cases with differences from country to country. When I focus in on the United States, we have seen an exponential rise that has been very worrisome. Interviewer: What are some of the things that we have learned except for this ability to contain it well when it comes to numbers, and what are some of the main implications? Interviewer: With additional information, we slowly learn more and more about the potential of this virus to cause morbidity and mortality. We're finding that there are significant impacts of age. Based on hospitalization, on need for

The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak: March 2020 update

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