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First patients enrolled in new clinical trial to evaluate potential COVID-19 treatments  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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World’s fastest supercomputer identifies chemicals with potential to stop COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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India responds aggressively to COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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Since the first reports of a new coronavirus disease in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, COVID-19 has spread rapidly across the globe, threatening a pandemic. more
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Gero uses AI platform to identify potential anti-COVID-19 drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Gero, the leader in AI-driven drug discovery, has used its AI platform to identify the potential anti-COVID-19 drugs. Six of them have been approved, three were withdrawn, and the other... more
UAB will collaborate with Altimmune to test a COVID-19 vaccine candidate  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is launching a collaboration with the biopharmaceutical company Altimmune, Inc. for preclinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19... more
‘Stealth Transmission’ Facilitates Rapid Geographic Spread of SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
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Virus test results in minutes? Scientists question accuracy  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Some political leaders are hailing a potential breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19: simple pin-prick blood tests or nasal swabs that can determine within minutes if someone has, or previously had, the... more
Coronavirus pathology findings shows how the disease affects the body  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
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Weather modeling data helps predict potential spread and seasonality for COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Institute of Human Virology (IHV), which is part of the Global Virus Network, predict that COVID-19 will... more
Study reveals potential effects of COVID-19 on the cardiovascular system  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
COVID-19 can have fatal consequences for people with underlying cardiovascular disease and cause cardiac injury even in patients without underlying heart conditions, according to a review published today... more
COVID-19 and its effects on the cardiovascular system  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researcher have reviewed the evidence showing the effects of the SARS-CoV-2 or novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) on the cardiovascular system. Their study titled, “Potential Effects of Coronaviruses on the Cardiovascular System: A... more
'Stealth transmission' fuels fast spread of coronavirus outbreak  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Undetected cases, many of which were likely not severely symptomatic, were largely responsible for the rapid spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in China, according to new research. more
The effect of travel restrictions on the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Motivated by the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Mainland China, we use a global metapopulation disease transmission model... more
Wastewater test could provide early warning of COVID-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Researchers are working on a new test to detect SARS-CoV-2 in the wastewater of communities infected with the virus. The wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) approach could provide an effective and rapid way to... more
The genetic quest to understand COVID-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 is now likely to become the fifth endemic coronavirus in humans. Scientists are working to decipher its genome to help us stop other coronaviruses entering the human population. more
Scientists program cells to carry out gene-guided construction projects  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Stanford researchers have developed a technique that reprograms cells to use synthetic materials, provided by the scientists, to build artificial structures able to carry out functions inside the body. more
Pets, the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Can dogs and other pets play a role in the transmission of the novel coronavirus? The question has surfaced after a Pomeranian in Hong Kong tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 or the novel coronavirus... more
Study suggests larger families have more conservative views  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A pair of researchers, one with the University of California, the other Stanford University, has found that larger families tend to have more conservative views on social issues. In their paper published... more
Gastrointestinal manifestations and fecal-oral transmission of novel coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The world is bracing for the impact of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, which has now spread to over 30 countries, infecting more than 80,000 people with over 2,600 deaths globally. A better... more
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