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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...
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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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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...

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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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...
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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...

Labs Re-tooling for the War on COVID-19

Researchers seek to re-purpose an existing manufacturing platform to produce a COVID-19 vaccine Alan Rudolph, Colorado State University and Raymond P. Goodrich, Colorado State University The...

On the Trail of a Killer

Antibodies in the blood of COVID-19 survivors know how to beat coronavirus – and researchers are already testing new treatments that harness them. A person...

Dwindling Medical Supplies Expressed in Number of Days Left

A dispatch from the front lines: 'We don’t talk in terms of supply numbers, we talk in terms of days' W. Graham Carlos, Indiana University...

A new type of vaccine using RNA could help defeat COVID-19

Sanjay Mishra, Vanderbilt University and Robert Carnahan, Vanderbilt University A century ago, on July 26, 1916, a viral disease swept through New York. Within 24...

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