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Coronavirus: the science explained

This site lays out the evidence and facts about the virus, the disease, the epidemic, and its control

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Coronaviruses and disease

Coronaviruses and disease

Understand the course of infection and disease, how people become infectious and more

Understanding outbreaks

Understanding outbreaks

Learn about how the virus spreads through populations, who is at greater risk and why

Vaccination, diagnosis and treatment

Vaccination, diagnosis and treatment

Discover the latest progress made in diagnostic tests, treatments, and vaccines

Public health

Public health

Learn the reasons for control measures including testing, quarantine, restricting public gatherings, and other forms of 'social distancing'

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