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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"Our findings do not prove that all corneas are resistant," says Jonathan Miner."But every donor cornea we tested was resistant to the novel coronavirus."
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~5 min
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The virus that causes COVID-19 is accumulating genetic mutations, one of which may have made it more contagious, researchers report.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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