Tag Archives: SARS-CoV-2

Scripps Research and UCSD win $2.5 million CDC contract to track coronavirus spread across San Diego

La Jolla’s Scripps Research and UC San Diego have been awarded a $2.5 million contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to use genomics to track the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in San Diego County. There’s a lot of virus to track these days. The county posted …

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PPG Seeking EPA Approval For Antiviral Paint – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Paint that can kill COVID-19 could be coming to a store shelf near you. PPG (Pittsburgh Plate and Glass) is working with Corning Incorporated to get EPA approval on a paint that they say kills more than 99.9% of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that …

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Researchers Discover a Second ‘Key’ That Makes The New Coronavirus So Infectious

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It’s been 17 years since the coronavirus SARS-CoV threatened to erupt into a global pandemic. Thanks to rapid efforts to contain outbreaks of the infection, the world’s population was spared the worst.   This time we weren’t so fortunate. Just what makes SARS-CoV-2 so much more infectious than its predecessor is …

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35 Years of Research Into Coronavirus Infections Show Long-Term Immunity Is Unlikely

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Even once a person gets sick with a coronavirus that’s no guarantee they won’t contract it again, new research suggests. While SARS-CoV-2 is the coronavirus that has the world’s attention right now, there are numerous others that we’ve known about for decades, which are not only known to infect humans, …

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Global Coronavirus Diagnostics Market Report 2020-2025

Dublin, Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Coronavirus Diagnostics Market by Type of Test (Molecular v/s Serology), by User (Single v/s Multiple), by Full Test Time (Less Than 60 Minutes, 1 Hour – 12 Hours, 13 Hours – 24 Hours, More Than 1 Day), by End User, by …

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What COVID-19 Does to the Heart

Without that information, it’s hard to know what to make of the Frankfurt COVID-19 study or others like it. Yes, some patients have myocarditis—but what does that mean? How do the numbers compare to other respiratory viruses? Will COVID-19 patients with myocarditis recover fully, or will some have long-term problems? …

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Coronavirus family tree reveals the virus is hardly mutating

By Graham Lawton A family tree of the new coronavirus reveals it is mutating very slowlyKiyoshi Takahase Segundo / Alamy Like any other biological entity, SARS-CoV-2 has a family tree. It isn’t a very old one – the virus has only been recognised since December – but it still has …

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Early Release – Worldwide Effects of Coronavirus Disease Pandemic on Tuberculosis Services, January–April 2020 – Volume 26, Number 11—November 2020 – Emerging Infectious Diseases journal

Disclaimer: Early release articles are not considered as final versions. Any changes will be reflected in the online version in the month the article is officially released. Worldwide Effects of Coronavirus Disease Pandemic on Tuberculosis Services, January–April 2020 …

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Is the second coronavirus wave already here? | Science| In-depth reporting on science and technology | DW

Virologists were already predicting a second wave of coronavirus infections months ago. The more people break the rules of conduct and restrictions introduced to curb the pandemic, the greater the risk of such a second wave. Now, it seems to be rolling in. In many countries, lockdown restrictions are no …

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