Listen to DW's 30-minute science show. In this episode, a German researcher explains how "lockdown" could have potentially been avoided. Also, the two ways air conditioners can raise infection risks, and "classic killers" are back with a vengeance.
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.
The fact that only a few highly infectious people are responsible for the spread of the novel coronavirus sounds dramatic. But knowing that may also make it easier to design a targeted strategy to handle the pandemic.
The German chancellor expressed optimism for the country's future after its citizens showed "reason and responsibility for others." Nevertheless, she warned the battle is far from over. Follow DW for the latest.
India has seen record daily new cases while Pakistan reported its highest number in daily deaths. A donor conference has raised billions for a global vaccine drive. Follow DW for the latest.
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