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Could China’s strategic pork reserve be a model for the US?

David L. Ortega, Michigan State University During the height of the coronavirus pandemic, we became accustomed to face-masked shoppers, social distancing and one-way aisles at...

You don’t need to worry about spreading the coronavirus with cash

Marilyn Roberts, University of Washington Some people worry that cash may be spreading the coronavirus. Earlier this year, both China and South Korea began sterilizing their...

We found and tested 47 old drugs that might treat the...

Nevan Krogan, University of California, San Francisco The more researchers know about how the coronavirus attaches, invades and hijacks human cells, the more effective the...

The coronavirus genome is like a shipping label that lets epidemiologists...

Bert Ely, University of South Carolina and Taylor Carter, University of South Carolina Following the coronavirus’s spread through the population – and anticipating its next...

Can your pets get coronavirus, and can you catch it from...

Annette O'Connor, Michigan State University; Jan Sargeant, University of Guelph, and Sarah Totton, University of Guelph Humans and animals share many diseases. And as dramatically...

Antibodies in the blood of COVID-19 survivors know how to beat...

Ann Sheehy, College of the Holy Cross Amid the chaos of an epidemic, those who survive a disease like COVID-19 carry within their bodies the...

Labs are experimenting with new – but unproven – methods to...

Jean Peccoud, Colorado State University The coronavirus has ground social, economic and educational exchanges to a halt around the world. For now, public health officials...

It’s wrong to blame bats for the coronavirus epidemic

Peter Alagona, University of California, Santa Barbara Genomic research showing that the COVID-19 coronavirus likely originated in bats has produced heavy media coverage and widespread...

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Arash Javanbakht, Wayne State University Celebrities and public figures have recently been more open about mental health conditions they deal with. This is a positive...