Coronavirus Precautions Stifle Research
Coronavirus Precautions Stifle Research
Organizers have cancelled conferences, COVID-19 quarantines have prevented some scientists in China from visiting their labs, and travel restrictions have left researches stranded.
Coronavirus Precautions Stifle Research
Coronavirus Precautions Stifle Research

Organizers have cancelled conferences, COVID-19 quarantines have prevented some scientists in China from visiting their labs, and travel restrictions have left researches stranded.

Organizers have cancelled conferences, COVID-19 quarantines have prevented some scientists in China from visiting their labs, and travel restrictions have left researches stranded.

COVID-19
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.
Newer Vaccine Technologies Deployed to Develop COVID-19 Shot
Newer Vaccine Technologies Deployed to Develop COVID-19 Shot
Abby Olena | Feb 21, 2020
Researchers look to messenger RNA encased in nanoparticles, DNA plasmids, molecular clamps, and other approaches as they rush to design a vaccine against the new coronavirus.
How COVID-19 Is Spread
How COVID-19 Is Spread
Catherine Offord | Feb 21, 2020
Scientists’ latest understanding of the facts, the suspicions, and the discounted rumors of SARS-CoV-2’s transmission from person to person
Follow the Coronavirus Outbreak
Follow the Coronavirus Outbreak
The Scientist Staff | Feb 20, 2020
Read The Scientist’s latest coverage of SARS-CoV-2’s spread and researchers’ efforts to develop diagnostics, vaccines, and therapies to combat the disease, COVID-19.
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.
The Latest Drug Trials for Coronavirus
The Latest Drug Trials for Coronavirus
Ashley Yeager | Feb 18, 2020
Under careful watch of the World Health Organization, doctors will test a range of COVID-19 therapies, including HIV and flu antivirals, blood plasma infusions, and traditional Chinese medicines.
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.