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.

immunology
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.  
Monkeys Develop Protective Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2
Monkeys Develop Protective Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2
Katarina Zimmer | Mar 17, 2020
A small study of macaques finds they don’t develop a coronavirus infection the second time they are exposed, supporting the idea of using plasma from recovered patients as a treatment for COVID-19.
Possible Biological Explanations for Kids’ Escape from COVID-19
Possible Biological Explanations for Kids’ Escape from COVID-19
Anthony King | Mar 16, 2020
Infected children may harbor SARS-CoV-2 while showing less-severe symptoms than adults. Their young immune systems, ACE2 receptor levels, and even exposure to other coronaviruses might play a role in their resilience.
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.
Transplant Method Avoids Rejection of Donor Leg for Months in Rats
Transplant Method Avoids Rejection of Donor Leg for Months in Rats
Abby Olena | Mar 13, 2020
A proof-of-concept study uses a strategy similar to the way tumors evade immune detection. The new limbs survive for more than 200 days.
College Class Cancellations Skyrocket Amid Coronavirus Concerns
College Class Cancellations Skyrocket Amid Coronavirus Concerns
Lisa Winter | Mar 10, 2020
Dozens of schools across 11 states have announced emergency policies to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
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.
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.
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.