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France to test plasma of coronavirus survivors to treat sick – SBS News

Plasma, the fluid in blood teeming with antibodies post-illness, has already proven effective in small studies to treat infectious diseases including Ebola and SARS.

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CDC recommends wearing face masks in public – WCVB Channel 5 Boston

Officials are suggesting that non-medical masks and face coverings be used to cover the nose and mouth when outside the home — for instance, at the grocery s…

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COVID-19 reminds us why we invest in Australian health and medical research – The Canberra Times

The sane, definitive way out of this crisis is an effective treatment for those infected and the development of a vaccine scaled up and produced en masse to protect the wider population.

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Australia’s new coronavirus cases slowing – 7NEWS.com.au

The daily rate of new coronavirus cases is slowing while funds have been given to a CSIRO research facility to assist testing for a potential COVID-19 vaccine.

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‘A smiling hero’: tributes pour in for nurse dead at 36 from Covid-19 – The Guardian

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Queensland urged to thank health workers – Illawarra Mercury

Queensland’s health minister has urged the state’s residents to show their appreciation for frontline workers’ handling of the coronavirus crisis. Health Mini…

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Queensland urged to thank health workers – Moree Champion

Queensland’s health minister has urged the state’s residents to show their appreciation for frontline workers’ handling of the coronavirus crisis. Health Mini…

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Australians have been advised not to wear face masks if they aren’t infected by COVID-19 – Business Insider – Business Insider

Due to short supply, Australia’s deputy chief medical officer said masks should only be worn to stop the spread of COVID-19 from infected people.

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How science finally caught up with Trump’s playbook – with millions of lives at stake – The Guardian

The president’s failure to heed the warnings about coronavirus and act quickly has set in train a domino effect that now imperils large swathes of the US

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