Wastewater testing could also be used as an early-warning sign if the virus returns.
How sewage could reveal true scale of coronavirus outbreak
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A mutation in the novel coronavirus has led to a new strain viewed as more contagious than the virus that emerged from China, according to a study led by Los Alamos researchers.
Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus appears to be more contagious than original
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From a century-old blood plasma therapy to an anti-malarial drug called hydroxychloroquine, the scientific community is exploring new ways to leverage existing treatments in the fight against the novel coronavirus. The latest surprising lead for researchers is an antiparasitic drug called ivermectin.
Head lice drug emerges as potential coronavirus treatment, studies show
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We’re repeating a lot of the same mistakes from the 1918 “Spanish Flu” H1N1 outbreak.
A Once-in-a-Century Pandemic | The Nib
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I’m sure Pence will be an adequate replacement for the pandemic response system Trump got rid of when he took office.
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