Scientists are learning more about the Sars-CoV-2 virus with each day – including its potential short and long term impact on other infectious diseases.
The number of confirmed infections worldwide has passed 14.2 million, with 3.7 million accounted for by the US alone.
More than 260,000 people tested positive for the virus worldwide on Saturday.
The most deaths in the world, soaring infections and unemployment, and a trouncing in the polls for Donald Trump. Here's the picture in the US.
WHO Official Dr Michael Ryan said it could take years to build global immunity levels if no vaccine is developed.
Authorities around the world are drawing up plans in case of a resurgence of the virus.
The local government said it had reprimanded the people responsible for the earlier announcement, made just hours ago.
The American pair allegedly knew the materials were contaminated.
Antimicrobial resistance is, first and foremost, an evolutionary process that reduces the effectiveness of antibiotics as microbes become resistant to the effects of medication previously used to treat them; it is the expected collateral damage caused by their mere use.