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March 26, 2020

Remdesivir Works Against Coronaviruses in the Lab

By Abby Olena

The antiviral disables RNA replication machinery in MERS and SARS viruses. Can it beat back SARS-CoV-2?

US Primate Centers Work to Protect Animals from COVID-19

By Ashely Yeager

Rhesus macaques can be infected with SARS-CoV-2, leading primate center scientists to try to prevent outbreaks in their colonies, especially as experiments on coronavirus start.

Lost Smell and Taste Hint COVID-19 Can Target the Nervous System

By Ashley Yeager

The symptoms suggest SARS-CoV-2 might infect neurons, raising questions about whether there could be effects on the brain that play a role in patients’ deaths, but the data are preliminary.

Locally Made COVID-19 Tests Help Meet Demands

By Claire Jarvis

Hospitals and commercial companies are testing thousands of patients for COVID-19 daily, but face reagent and supply shortages.

Chloroquine for COVID-19: Cutting Through the Hype

By Chris Baraniuk

President Donald Trump has touted the drug as a treatment but scientists still don’t know for sure that it is effective in patients. A number of clinical trials aim to find out.

After Conference Cancellations, Some Scientists Find a Way

By Diana Kwon

As scores of academic meetings get upended due to COVID-19, researchers are turning to virtual replacements.

Border Closing Strands Professors, Students in Peru

By Shawna Williams

Under lockdown in a hotel, members of a plant ecology course continue to work and study as they seek a way to return home.

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