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Imperial College Doctor: Prevention Measures Will Keep Death Rate Low

The doctor behind a U.K. college study on the impact of the coronavirus that predicted a doomsday scenario absent any prevention measures and prompted the U.S. government to take action against the deadly disease is now painting a more optimistic picture that is in line with President Donald Trump’s plan to open the American economy by Easter.

MANCHESTER, - MARCH 26: People applaud the NHS from their balconies and gardens across the road from Wythenshawe Hospital on March 26, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. The "Clap For Our Carers" campaign has been encouraging people across the U.K to take part in the nationwide round of applause from …

Researchers: China Heeding Wuhan Doctors May Have Stopped 95% of Coronavirus Cases

A study published last week by the University of Southampton’s WorldPop population mapping group suggested that found China could have prevented 95 percent of the coronavirus infections running wild across the world if the government had listened to the whistleblowing doctors of Wuhan instead of silencing and punishing them for daring to speak out.

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping talks by video with patients and medical workers at the Huoshenshan Hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. China's president visited the center of the global virus outbreak Tuesday as Italy began …

South Korea Seeks Murder Charges Against Religious Sect for Spreading Coronavirus

Some South Korean officials on Monday asked for murder charges to be brought against Lee Man-hee, founder and leader of a religious sect called the Shincheonji Church, and 11 of his top followers because they spread the Wuhan coronavirus across the country and interfered with efforts to track infected persons. The government believes up to 60% of South Korea’s 4,335 coronavirus cases can be traced to the Shincheonji Church.

Lee Man-hee, leader of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, speaks during a press conference at a facility of the church in Gapyeong on March 2, 2020. - The leader of a South Korean sect linked to more than half the country's 4,000-plus coronavirus cases apologised on March 2 for the …