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Six months have passed since SARS-CoV-2 became known worldwide. Since then, researchers have found out much about the virus and made progress in combating it. Here are the most important points.
239 researchers called for an update of the coronavirus guidelines by the WHO, as transmission via ultrafine suspended matter in the air was not sufficiently taken into account. Now the WHO also sees the danger.
Schools in parts of sub-Saharan Africa will remain closed because of a spike in coronavirus cases, further crippling already-fragile education systems on the continent. Those that have opened risk new viral infections.
Vitamin D plays a role in almost all processes in our body. Now, one study says that a lack of vitamin D could also worsen the spread of COVID-19. Can this be?
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