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Coronavirus symptoms take five days to show – here’s what they look like

Coronavirus symptoms take five days to show – here’s what they look like

Technology
It takes five days for COVID-19 symptoms to show, according to a new major scientific study measuring how patients develop symptoms.Rapid research on COVID-19 - the prevalent strain of coronavirus - conducted by scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health was based on 181 cases from China and elsewhere. Six people have now died after being diagnosed with the disease in the UK as the confirmed number of cases has risen to 373. ...
Coronavirus symptoms ‘take five days to show’

Coronavirus symptoms ‘take five days to show’

Health
It takes five days on average for people to start showing the symptoms of coronavirus, scientists have confirmed. The Covid-19 disease, which can cause a fever, cough and breathing problems, is spreading around the world and has already affected more than 114,000 people. The US team analysed known cases from China and other countries to understand more about the disease. Most people who develop symptoms do so on or around day five. Anyone who is symptom-free by day 12 is unlikely to get symptoms, but they may still be infectious carriers.The researchers advise people who could be infectious - whether they have symptoms or not - to self-isolate for 14 days to avoid spreading it to others.If they follow that guidance - which has already been adopted in the ...
Chinese firm says it can build HS2 in five years and at much lower cost

Chinese firm says it can build HS2 in five years and at much lower cost

Business
A Chinese railway company could be about to take over construction of the troubled HS2 rail link.The British government is in talks with the China Railway Construction Corporation, which has said it can build the line in just five years at a much lower cost. In a letter reported in Building Magazine but seen by the Financial Times, CRCC wrote to HS2 Ltd's chief executive saying: "We are certain that we can offer a cost that is significantly lower than the projections we have seen. :: Listen to the Daily podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker"The advantages are too great, in our opinion, too great to dismiss on the basis that there are obstacles to overcome. ...
Daytona 500: Reigning champ Denny Hamlin among five favorites

Daytona 500: Reigning champ Denny Hamlin among five favorites

Sports
Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Reigning champion Denny Hamlin is among five betting favorites to win NASCAR's 2020 Daytona 500 Sunday at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Hamlin, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick and 2019 Cup Series champion Kyle Busch each have +1000 odds to take the checkered flag in the main race this weekend, according to Caesars. Chase Elliott and Martin Treux Jr. are tied with the sixth-best odds of winning the race. John Hunter Nemechek has the longest odds of winning at +8000. "We've been very fortunate in the last eight to 10 years to be in contention for a lot of these Daytona 500s," Hamlin said of his team Wednesday at Daytona 500 media day. "Hopefully, we are able to miss [wrecks] again this year." Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the pole for Sunday'...
Brexit divorce: Five key things the UK must navigate

Brexit divorce: Five key things the UK must navigate

Business
After cohabiting with the European Union (EU) for 47 years, the UK is now free to play the field.But as is already clear, wooing new suitors while also trying to keep a civil footing with the ex will be tricky.With less than one year to thrash out a trading deal, here are six five things the UK now has to work out.1) Who does the UK want to be?The UK is going to have to decide quickly which of its ex-partners' conditions it can live with - and which it is prepared to battle.Prime Minister Boris Johnson's vision for a global Britain is clear: open for business with an overhauled immigration system that puts "people before passports".It's not just about attracting investment. The government wants to be seen as the champion of free trade, especially as it ta...