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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.

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FDA to Allow for Plasma Therapy for COVID-19 Patients
Lisa Winter | Mar 26, 2020 | 3 min read
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
Abby Olena, PhD | Mar 20, 2020 | 4 min read
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
Lisa Winter | Mar 13, 2020 | 3 min read
There is no evidence backing the idea that SARS-CoV-2 originated from US servicemembers visiting Wuhan.
Global COVID-19 Cases Top 100,000
Lisa Winter | Mar 6, 2020 | 3 min read
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
Ashley Yeager | Feb 28, 2020 | 4 min read
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
Shawna Williams | Feb 27, 2020 | 2 min read
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
Ashley Yeager | Feb 25, 2020 | 4 min read
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
Ashley Yeager | Feb 24, 2020 | 2 min read
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
Katarina Zimmer | Feb 24, 2020 | 7 min read
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
Lisa Winter | Feb 18, 2020 | 2 min read
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
Amy Schleunes | Feb 17, 2020 | 1 min read
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.
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Opinion: Scientists’ Obligations During the COVID-19 Outbreak
John D. Loike | Feb 14, 2020 | 3 min read
Scientists can provide essential information to educate the public about the coronavirus.
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Journals Open Access to Coronavirus Resources
Emma Yasinski | Feb 13, 2020 | 3 min read
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
Abby Olena, PhD | Feb 11, 2020 | 4 min read
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
Amy Schleunes | Feb 7, 2020 | 2 min read
Authorities had silenced Li Wenliang after he spoke out about the virus, now known as 2019-nCoV, in the early days of the epidemic.
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Indian Authorities Propose Use of Homeopathy to Prevent Coronavirus
Alakananda Dasgupta | Feb 7, 2020 | 5 min read
Critics of the practice say the guidance is irresponsible and could give users a false sense of security.
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Test for Novel Coronavirus Approved for Wide Deployment
Shawna Williams | Feb 6, 2020 | 2 min read
The US Food and Drug Administration authorizes the distribution of the 2019-nCoV diagnostic to state health departments and other facilities.
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Report of Asymptomatic Transmission of 2019-nCoV Inaccurate
Kerry Grens | Feb 4, 2020 | 2 min read
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
Catherine Offord | Feb 3, 2020 | 2 min read
Combining the medications improved conditions in patients with severe 2019-nCoV infections, say doctors in Thailand.
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