South Korea to tighten social distancing, warns of new COVID-19 crisis

South Korea will impose stricter social distancing rules for the greater Seoul area a month after easing them, officials said on Tuesday, warning of an even bigger crisis if anti-COVID-19 efforts fail to dampen a spike in new cases. Starting Thursday, tighter curbs will ban public gatherings of 100 people or more, limit religious services … Read more

Why COVID-19 spares younger children? Here's what the scientists say

Scientists have finally succeeded in decoding why the coronavirus COVID-19 predominantly affects adults and older people and spare younger children. According to a team of researchers, including those from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in the US, children have lower levels of a receptor protein which is used by coronavirus to attack the epithelial … Read more