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Live updates coronavirus: Victoria braces for stage four lockdown after high COVID-19 cases, aged care crisis continues; NSW battles clusters, Australian death toll jumps to 201 – The Sydney Morning Herald

Victorians are bracing for tough, new stage four restrictions as community transmission of COVID-19 continues to be too high.

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Melbourne is facing tougher stage four lockdown restrictions within days, which could mean morebusinesses closing their doors, stricter stay-at-home rules and drastically cut public transport services.
State government officials and politicians worked late into Saturday night on the details of the next stage of the fight against the killer virus after Premier Daniel Andrews reported another 397 new COVID-19 cases and three more lives lost, two of them from aged care homes, as the deadly crisis …

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Office work is not dead despite a mass shift to working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, toll giant Transurban says.

But more people are expected to stick to driving and avoid public transport because of health concerns even after COVID-19, according to a Transurban report.

The company surveyed 4500 across Australia and North America over six days in July, finding 25 per cent did not expect to return to their previous public transport…



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How close is SARS‐CoV‐2 to canine and feline coronaviruses? – Wiley

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Dear Editor,
Coronaviruses (CoVs) are enveloped positivesense RNA viruses that can infect a wide variety of species, including human beings and companion animals. The superior genetic plasticity of this virus family is responsible for an extensive host range and results from the accumulation of point mutations and recombination events (Buonavoglia etal . 2006, Brownlie & Sibley 2020). During the last two decades, three zoonotic CoVs have emerged that cross species barriers: severe acute re…

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Researchers outline how Zika virus suppresses the host immune system – News-Medical.net

A research team led by scientists at the University of California, Riverside, has outlined how the Zika virus, which constituted an epidemic threat in 2016, suppresses the immune system of its host.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 12 2020
A research team led by scientists at the University of California, Riverside, has outlined how the Zika virus, which constituted an epidemic threat in 2016, suppresses the immune system of its host.
The Zika virus, or ZIKV, spreads through mosquito bites and sexual intercourse. Currently, no approved vaccine or antivirals against ZIKV exist.
Suppressing host immunity is a common strategy employed by viruses to achieve successful infection. Our wor…

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