COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Gain Enhanced Access to Supercomputers
COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Gain Enhanced Access to Supercomputers
Federal agencies, academic institutions, and industrial partners are joining forces to combat COVID-19 using artificial intelligence.
COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Gain Enhanced Access to Supercomputers
COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Gain Enhanced Access to Supercomputers

Federal agencies, academic institutions, and industrial partners are joining forces to combat COVID-19 using artificial intelligence.

Federal agencies, academic institutions, and industrial partners are joining forces to combat COVID-19 using artificial intelligence.

2019-nCoV
FDA to Allow for Plasma Therapy for COVID-19 Patients
FDA to Allow for Plasma Therapy for COVID-19 Patients
Lisa Winter | Mar 26, 2020
Under emergency protocols, doctors can request to use survivors’ plasma to treat some critically ill COVID-19 patients.  
Remdesivir Works Against Coronaviruses in the Lab
Remdesivir Works Against Coronaviruses in the Lab
Abby Olena | Mar 20, 2020
The antiviral disables RNA replication machinery in MERS and SARS viruses. Can it beat back SARS-CoV-2?
Chinese Officials Blame US Army for Coronavirus
Chinese Officials Blame US Army for Coronavirus
Lisa Winter | Mar 13, 2020
There is no evidence backing the idea that SARS-CoV-2 originated from US servicemembers visiting Wuhan.
Global COVID-19 Cases Top 100,000
Global COVID-19 Cases Top 100,000
Lisa Winter | Mar 6, 2020
The WHO chief calls for swift action as universities in multiple countries shut down and researchers report kids can become infected.
Government’s Mixed Messages on Coronavirus Are Dangerous: Experts
Government’s Mixed Messages on Coronavirus Are Dangerous: Experts
Ashley Yeager | Feb 28, 2020
Administration officials have given contradictory statements about how COVID-19 will affect the US, and it is not clear who is leading the infectious disease response effort, critics say.
First US Case of Apparent SARS-CoV-2 Community Transmission
First US Case of Apparent SARS-CoV-2 Community Transmission
Shawna Williams | Feb 27, 2020
A patient in California acquired COVID-19 despite not traveling to an affected area or having contact with anyone who did.
Coronavirus’s Genetics Reveal Its Global Travels
Coronavirus’s Genetics Reveal Its Global Travels
Ashley Yeager | Feb 25, 2020
Random mutations in the SARS-CoV-2 pathogen’s genome help researchers track the spread and transmission of COVID-19, the disease it causes.
As Global Coronavirus Cases Climb, More Areas on Lockdown
As Global Coronavirus Cases Climb, More Areas on Lockdown
Ashley Yeager | Feb 24, 2020
An increase in confirmed infections, particularly in Italy, Iran, and South Korea, has led to heightened measures to prevent the spread of the virus SARS-CoV-2.
Why Some COVID-19 Cases Are Worse than Others
Why Some COVID-19 Cases Are Worse than Others
Katarina Zimmer | Feb 24, 2020
Emerging data as well as knowledge from the SARS and MERS coronavirus outbreaks yield some clues as to why SARS-CoV-2 affects some people worse than others.
Senior Doctor in Wuhan Outbreak Dies from Coronavirus
Senior Doctor in Wuhan Outbreak Dies from Coronavirus
Lisa Winter | Feb 18, 2020
Liu Zhiming is the eighth frontline health-care worker to die from COVID-19, and hundreds more have been infected.
Image of the Day: Coronavirus Under the Scope
Image of the Day: Coronavirus Under the Scope
Amy Schleunes | Feb 17, 2020
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases releases a series of images that offer a close up look at the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
Opinion: Scientists’ Obligations During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Opinion: Scientists’ Obligations During the COVID-19 Outbreak
John D. Loike | Feb 14, 2020
Scientists can provide essential information to educate the public about the coronavirus.
Journals Open Access to Coronavirus Resources
Journals Open Access to Coronavirus Resources
Emma Yasinski | Feb 13, 2020
Nearly 100 academic journals, societies, institutes, and companies sign a commitment to make research and data on COVID-19 freely available, at least for the duration of the outbreak.
Scientists Compare Novel Coronavirus with SARS and MERS Viruses
Scientists Compare Novel Coronavirus with SARS and MERS Viruses
Abby Olena | Feb 11, 2020
Researchers find 380 amino acid substitutions between 2019-nCoV and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)-related coronaviruses.
Outrage and Grief Follow Death of Coronavirus Whistleblower
Outrage and Grief Follow Death of Coronavirus Whistleblower
Amy Schleunes | Feb 7, 2020
Authorities had silenced Li Wenliang after he spoke out about the virus, now known as 2019-nCoV, in the early days of the epidemic.
Indian Authorities Propose Use of Homeopathy to Prevent Coronavirus
Indian Authorities Propose Use of Homeopathy to Prevent Coronavirus
Alakananda Dasgupta | Feb 7, 2020
Critics of the practice say the guidance is irresponsible and could give users a false sense of security.
Test for Novel Coronavirus Approved for Wide Deployment
Test for Novel Coronavirus Approved for Wide Deployment
Shawna Williams | Feb 6, 2020
The US Food and Drug Administration authorizes the distribution of the 2019-nCoV diagnostic to state health departments and other facilities.
Report of Asymptomatic Transmission of 2019-nCoV Inaccurate
Report of Asymptomatic Transmission of 2019-nCoV Inaccurate
Kerry Grens | Feb 4, 2020
Claims that a woman spread the virus to a colleague in Germany before she had symptoms conflict with health officials’ interview with the patient herself.
Flu and HIV Drugs Show Efficacy Against Coronavirus
Flu and HIV Drugs Show Efficacy Against Coronavirus
Catherine Offord | Feb 3, 2020
Combining the medications improved conditions in patients with severe 2019-nCoV infections, say doctors in Thailand.