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What are viruses anyway, and why do they make us so...

Marilyn J. Roossinck, Pennsylvania State University Editor’s Note: You may sometimes have felt like you “have come down with a virus,” meaning that you became...

Re-creating live-animal markets in the lab lets researchers see how pathogens...

Richard Bowen, Colorado State University and Alan Rudolph, Colorado State University Nobody yet knows for sure the definitive origins of the newly recognized coronavirus now...

US workplaces are nowhere near ready to contain a coronavirus outbreak

Karen Scott, Massachusetts Institute of Technology The new coronavirus has spread rapidly around the globe since its discovery late last year in China. It has...

What is a super spreader? An infectious disease expert explains

Elizabeth McGraw, Pennsylvania State University As the emerging Wuhan coronavirus outbreak dominates the daily news, you might be wondering just how the pathogen is working...

When will there be a coronavirus vaccine? 5 questions answered

Aubree Gordon, University of Michigan and Florian Krammer, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Editor’s note: The coronavirus that started in Wuhan has sickened...

Snakes could be the original source of the new coronavirus outbreak...

Haitao Guo, University of Pittsburgh; Guangxiang “George” Luo, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Shou-Jiang Gao, University of Pittsburgh Snakes – the Chinese krait and...

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