7 Commonly Asked Questions About COVID-19

 1) Why should we care? COVID-19 is a pandemic with no current vaccines and drugs. 2) Why social distancing? Because one can be asymptomatic and still spread the disease. At least, one out of four patients have been reported to be asymptomatic (some studies suggest 50 percent)....
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As COVID-19 Unfolds: What We Know And Where Are We Headed!

About Coronaviruses: Coronaviruses are enveloped +ve sense RNA viruses, with spike like projections on their surface giving them crown like appearance under the electron microscope; hence the name coronavirus, they range from 60 nm-140 nm in diameter. Four genera found: α, ...
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The SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic Forces Us To Question The Adequacy Of Infectious Disease Research Funding

Disease outbreaks have shaped human history. The infamous plague, caused by Yersinia pestis, has caused multiple pandemics. Influenza, HIV, SARS-CoV, and now SARS-CoV-2 have also left devastation in their wake. The ability of a microorganism to decimate our security, health and...
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Alumna Quoted in her Work to Address COVID-19

Alumna Rachele Berria, M.D., Ph.D., was quoted in an article by Markets Insider for her company’s work to address COVID-19. Berria is currently the Vice President, U.S. Medical, Biopharmaceuticals of AstraZeneca. Read the full article “Vidscrip Announces...
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