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One America News Network 23 Mar 2020

Possible New Cure for Chinese Coronavirus?

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Possible New Cure for Chinese Coronavirus?


President Trump is looking at an old German medicine as a possible cure for novel coronavirus. This came after a group of scientists confirmed the drug inhibits the virus in most cases, making a proper vaccine unnecessary. One America's Kristian Rouz looks into the matter.
The world was stunned when China's government announced the shut down of Wuhan, the city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak.
The blanket quarantine, designed to stop the spread of the disease, has never been tried on such an enormous scale in modern times.
Wuhan in Hubei Province is home to eleven million people. They've finally been allowed out of their homes after being stuck there for weeks.
Their suffering - and the government's gamble - seems to have paid off.
No new domestic cases were reported for the second successive day.
So should the rest of the world take the same measures?
And is China's experiment the model for us all?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom

Guests
Nicholas Thomas - Specialist in Asian health security issues, City University of Hong Kong.
Steve Tsang - Director of the China Institute, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
Al Edwards - Professor and immunologist, University of Reading in UK.
While a potential cure for the coronavirus has already treated some patients across America, the media has focused on attacking President Trump instead. One America's Pearson Sharp has more.

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