What it means to come into close contact with a coronavirus case and your risk of infection

A worker administers a test to a passenger at a drive-through site to collect samples for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic testing in Leesburg, Virginia, May 20, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters One of the components of contact tracing programs public health experts deem critical to controlling the Covid-19 outbreak includes finding and testing close contacts […]

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Overwhelmed By COVID-19, India To Transform Train Cars Into Makeshift Hospital Wards

NEW DELHI — India’s home minister has offered 500 railway carriages for use as makeshift coronavirus hospital wards as the capital New Delhi struggles to contain a spike in cases. Amit Shah, India’s second-most powerful politician after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was set to convene a meeting Monday with all major political parties represented on […]

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Section 32’s newest partner shares investment approach going into fund three

Former Foundation Medicine COO and Third Rock Ventures Partner Steve Kafka joined Section 32 as its newest managing partner last fall. The San Diego-based firm was started by Google Ventures founder Bill Maris in 2017, splitting its investments between healthcare and technology companies. The VC’s most recent deals have emphasized companies that bridge both sectors. […]