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Health standards organizations help codify novel coronavirus info

As part of the global effort to manage and contain the coronavirus response, two global health standards organizations have introduced new content. Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International, are supporting care teams globally to code and track SARS-CoV-2 testing and COVID-19 cases, and by extension support clinicians and researchers in their efforts to address its containment.… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS * Premier Daniel Andrews says Victoria will open up earlier than planned after the state recorded a single case of COVID-19. * Victorian authorities are investigating whether the case recorded on Tuesday is active or if the person is “shedding” non-infectious fragments of the virus after earlier testing positive. * If the case… Read More »

Covid: PM considering new restrictions amid second coronavirus wave

Boris Johnson is spending the weekend considering whether to tighten Covid-19 measures in England, after saying the UK was “now seeing a second wave”. The government is understood to be looking at a ban on households mixing, and reducing opening hours for pubs. At least 13.5 million people, roughly one in five of the UK… Read More »