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COVID-19 May Hit Rural Residents Hard

COVID-19 may hit rural residents hard, and that spells trouble because of lack of rural health care Kevin J. Bennett, University of South Carolina The burden...
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Blood sugar levels may influence vulnerability to coronavirus

Blood sugar levels may influence vulnerability to coronavirus, and controlling them through conventional means might be protective Can watching your blood sugar help fight COVID-19? Sugar...

Digital Surveillance – During a Pandemic

Digital surveillance can help bring the coronavirus pandemic under control – but also threatens privacy Jennifer Daskal, American University Apple and Google are collaborating on new...
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Using Genetic Decoding to Trace Covids Spread

The coronavirus genome is like a shipping label that lets epidemiologists track where it's been Bert Ely, University of South Carolina and Taylor Carter, University...
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The puzzling questions of the coronavirus

A doctor addresses 6 questions that are stumping physicians William Petri, University of Virginia Editor’s Note: As researchers try to find treatments and create a vaccine...
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What needs to go right to get a coronavirus vaccine quickly

Marcos E. García-Ojeda, University of California, Merced I, like many Americans, miss the pre-pandemic world of hugging family and friends, going to work and having...

COVID-19 and the cytokine storm

Blocking the deadly cytokine storm is a vital weapon for treating COVID-19 Alexander (Sasha) Poltorak, Tufts University The killer is not the virus but the immune...

Coronavirus – work continues to test existing drugs

We found and tested 47 old drugs that might treat the coronavirus: Results show promising leads and a whole new way to fight COVID-19 The...

Super computers and the race to defeat a pandemic

Scientists tap the world's most powerful computers in the race to understand and stop the coronavirus Jeremy Smith, University of Tennessee In “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to...
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COVID-19 going rural

Rural America is more vulnerable to COVID-19 than cities are, and it's starting to show David J. Peters, Iowa State University Rural areas seemed immune as...

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