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Peptide therapies could disable coronavirus’ spike proteins

Researchers are developing new peptide-based therapeutics for targeting and disabling the coronavirus’ so-called “spike proteins.” Spike proteins — the crown of bulbous projections that give...

Mathematical modeling draws more accurate picture of coronavirus cases

Mathematical modeling can take what information is reported about the coronavirus, including the clearly underreported numbers of cases, factor in knowns like the density...

Engineered Virus Might be Able to Block Coronavirus Infections, Mouse Study...

No vaccines exist that protect people against infections by coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, or the ones that cause SARS and MERS. As...

Researchers design 3D-printed diffuser to treat COVID-19 patients

Texas A&M University, through its unique Engineering Medicine (EnMed) partnership with Houston Methodist Hospital, is stepping up to help the health care system keep...

Wearing Surgical Masks in Public Could Help Slow Pandemic’s Advance

Surgical masks may help prevent infected people from making others sick with seasonal viruses, including coronaviruses, according to new research that could help settle...

Chinese startup UDI deploys self-driving vans to deliver food to lockdown...

For the past 2 months, the vegetables have arrived on the back of a robot. That’s how 16 communities in Zibo, in eastern China,...

Clues to COVID-19 coronavirus’s vulnerability emerge from an antibody against SARS

An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potential vulnerability of the new coronavirus at...

Genome Variation Gives Insight Into Coronavirus Spread

As SARS-CoV-2 has spread around the world, its transmission rate has varied alongside variations in its genome, according to researchers at the University of...

Trial drug may block early stages of COVID-19, study in human...

A drug already tested against lung disease could potentially inhibit COVID-19 by reducing the coronavirus load that enters the lungs and other organs. That...

COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine,...

Research Brief: How the novel coronavirus binds to human cells

Coronaviruses infect humans by binding to specific proteins, known as receptors, on human cell surfaces. Researchers from the University of Minnesota, led by Professor Fang...

Coronavirus can travel up to 8 meters, MIT researcher says

The novel coronavirus has prompted social distancing measures around the world. One researcher believes what's being done isn't enough. The current physical distancing guidelines provided...

China’s control measures may have prevented 700,000 COVID-19 cases

China’s control measures during the first 50 days of the COVID-19 epidemic may have delayed the spread of the virus to cities outside of...

Coronavirus measures may have already averted up to 120,000 deaths across...

Strong social distancing measures to slow and suppress the spread of COVID-19 across Europe are estimated to have averted thousands of deaths. The findings come...

Some COVID-19 Patients Still Have Coronavirus After Symptoms Disappear

In a new study, researchers found that half of the patients they treated for mild COVID-19 infection still had coronavirus for up to eight...

Coronavirus massive simulations completed on Frontera supercomputer

Scientists are preparing a massive computer model of the coronavirus that they expect will give insight into how it infects in the body. They've...

New Coronavirus Stable for Hours on Surfaces

The virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces, according to a new...

The COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic has a natural origin

The novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that emerged in the city of Wuhan, China, last year and has since caused a large scale COVID-19 epidemic and...

Coronavirus spreads quickly and sometimes before people have symptoms

Infectious disease researchers at The University of Texas at Austin studying the novel coronavirus were able to identify how quickly the virus can spread,...

The project could aid efforts to detect and prevent the spread...

The project could aid efforts to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus, With the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the United States...

Scientists try to predict the spread of something across populations

Scientists try to predict the spread of something across populations, When scientists try to predict the spread of something in a population, from coronaviruses...

Ebola drugs can also work against coronavirus

Ebola drugs can also work against coronavirus, A group of researchers at the University of Alberta found why Remedivir was effective in treating coronavirus. People...

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