First human trial of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine: Initial results in

First human trial of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine: Initial results in

Researchers from China report the initial findings of the first human trial for a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus. The results are promising, suggesting that the vaccine is mostly safe and apparently effective. Share on PinterestThe initial results of the first human trial for a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine are encouraging, say researchers. At present, […]
Close relative of SARS-CoV-2 found in bats

Close relative of SARS-CoV-2 found in bats

Researchers have identified a new coronavirus that is closely related to SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind COVID-19. The discovery provides fresh evidence that SARS-CoV-2 evolved naturally and was not produced in a lab. The new virus is not likely to infect humans. Share...
SARS-CoV-2 may be here to stay

SARS-CoV-2 may be here to stay

Projections by specialists suggest that periodical physical distancing measures may become a necessity if the new coronavirus becomes a seasonal occurrence. Share on PinterestSARS-CoV-2 may become endemic, and we may experience seasonal surges in infections. A new...
‘Very potent inhibitor’ of SARS-CoV-2?

‘Very potent inhibitor’ of SARS-CoV-2?

Experimental Ebola drug remdesivir could stop SARS-CoV-2 from replicating by acting on a key enzyme, according to a new study from the University of Alberta. Share on PinterestNew evidence from an in vitro study supports the notion that remdesivir may be effective...