The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the US will likely nearly double to 20 million by the end of January, a new model predicts.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~5 min
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Nipah virus, a disease with no vaccine, no cure, and a mortality rate of up to 70%, can teach us a lot about dealing with COVID-19, says Stephen Luby.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
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More viral outbreaks are likely. Researchers are working to thwart one, Venezuelan equine encephalitus virus, with a decoy molecule.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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Pfizer and Moderna announced they have developed effective coronavirus vaccines, but how will they work? Two experts weigh in.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~10 min
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Study suggests mechanical properties of spike proteins can predict infectivity and lethality of different coronaviruses.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing across the US. Testing has ramped up over the past few months, but increasing hospitalizations, deaths and test-positivity rates show that the virus is out of control.
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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Monoclonal antibodies are synthetic molecules manufactured in the lab. But do we need them if a vaccine is on its way?
Nov. 16, 2020 • ~9 min
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Many people object to the added ingredients in vaccines. But pharmacists explain why those fears are unwarranted.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
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COVID-19 and holiday family gatherings are not a good pair. But taking the right precautions before, during and after the family gets together can greatly reduce coronavirus risk this holiday season.
Nov. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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