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...

Quarantine screen time could be harmful to kids’ eyesight

Increasing screen time during COVID-19 could be harmful to kids' eyesight Shu-Fang Shih, University of Michigan and Olivia Killeen, University of Michigan The coronavirus pandemic is...

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...
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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...
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The science of infectious aerosols

Coronavirus drifts through the air in microscopic droplets – here's the science of infectious aerosols Shelly Miller, University of Colorado Boulder During the 1970s when I...

Teens and Parents Stuck at Home – Together

Teens are wired to resent being stuck with parents and cut off from friends during coronavirus lockdown Catherine Bagwell, Emory University “Can’t I just go see...

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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