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Health officials brace for coronavirus spread to Africa as modelling study reveals most vulnerable countries

Scientists warn of potential calamity from novel coronavirus in African countries with strong links to Chinese investment and travel while ill-prepared to detect cases and limit transmission. A new modelling study estimating preparedness, vulnerability and likelihood of importing the new virus, called COVID-19, that is raging in China, calls for an urgent priority for increased… Read More »

How influential are influencers? FDA plots study to measure power of Instagram celebs

Social media mavens do it for the gram, but the FDA wants to know whether consumers care one way or the other about influencers’ paid endorsements. The agency proposed two studies this week to look at four different kinds of influencers in advertising—celebrities, physicians, patients and online influencers. In the first study, participants will view print… Read More »