Like in Pearl Harbor and 9/11, the writing was on the wall. We need to reform and reconfigure the global and national public health systems to prevent this from reoccurring.
Jonathan Mazowe of Survival International told Newsweek: "There is certainly a real risk of many tribes being completely wiped out."
There is currently no specific treatment or vaccine for COVID-19.
There is currently no vaccine or specific treatment for COVID-19.
The clinicians who treated her said the complication is rare.
Common symptoms include a fever, cough, and shortness of breath, according to the CDC.
"I am deeply concerned about the rapid escalation and global spread of infection," said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
The drugs are being used experimentally to treat COVID-19 patients.
As many haven't caught the new coronavirus it is likely "a large fraction of the Chinese population remains at risk of COVID-19," warned the authors of the study published in the journal Science.
Scientists looked at data from over 1 million people who logged their whether they had coronavirus symptoms on an app.
Almost 200,000 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University.
"Our estimates can be applied to any country to inform decisions around the best containment policies for COVID-19," said Professor Azra Ghani of Imperial College London.
Hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 cases have been confirmed since the outbreak started in late 2019, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The World Health Organization advises against the general public wearing masks unless they are sick or caring for those infected.
As China begins to relax some of its coronavirus-related restrictions, a senior World Health Organization official said the risk has not gone away.
The research involved 16 COVID-19 patients in China.
Announcement comes after FDA commissioner cautioned chloroquine needs to be studied in a clinical trial when President Donald Trump touted it as a potential COVID-19 treatment.
Dr. Mohammad Madjid of UTHealth told Newsweek, "We know very well that COVID-19 affects the lung and can cause complications, but this study shows that the cardiovascular system is also affected."
But the study should be "very reassuring for mothers" as none of the babies were severely ill, one professor told Newsweek.
Swabs taken from the nostril and mid-nose of COVID-19 patients picked up the disease in more than 90 percent of cases, according to healthcare company UnitedHealth Group which created the test.
There is currently no treatment or vaccine against COVID-19, which more than half a million people have been diagnosed with according to Johns Hopkins University.
Eighty percent of COVID-19 patients will experience a mild illness, according to the World Health Organization
There is still a second opportunity to contain the pandemic, "which we should not squander," said Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Deciding to lift the lockdown is difficult because very little is known about the COVID-19 virus and testing is woefully inadequate in the U.S. But the longer the disruption goes on, the more difficult it will be for the economy to recover..
Almost 444,000 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the outbreak started in late 2019.
The COVID-19 pandemic stated in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019.
Scientists are racing to find a treatment and vaccine for the new coronavirus.