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Work begins on UK-wide system for detecting coronavirus in wastewater

Work begins on UK-wide system for detecting coronavirus in wastewater

Ciheb awarded $4 million to support COVID-19 response activities

Ciheb awarded $4 million to support COVID-19 response activities

Significant number of COVID-19 positive cases asymptomatic, raising transmission concerns

Significant number of COVID-19 positive cases asymptomatic, raising transmission concerns

First COVID-19 vaccine found to be safe, able to generate rapid immune response in phase 1 clinical trial

First COVID-19 vaccine found to be safe, able to generate rapid immune response in phase 1 clinical trial

COVID-19 in farmed Mink in the Netherlands

COVID-19 in farmed Mink in the Netherlands

Most Australians do not understand difference between bacterial and viral infection

Most Australians do not understand difference between bacterial and viral infection

Community knowledge about antibiotics key to fighting against 'superbug' threat

Community knowledge about antibiotics key to fighting against 'superbug' threat

A road map to find unanswered questions about COVID-19

A road map to find unanswered questions about COVID-19

Understanding the ability of COVID-19 virus to infect pets and livestock

Understanding the ability of COVID-19 virus to infect pets and livestock

Managing hazardous waste during the Covid-19 pandemic

Managing hazardous waste during the Covid-19 pandemic

Abbott’s fast COVID test poses safety issues, lab workers say

Abbott’s fast COVID test poses safety issues, lab workers say

Coronavirus able to survive near boiling point of water, study shows

Coronavirus able to survive near boiling point of water, study shows

Preclinical trials for two coronavirus vaccine candidates commence

Preclinical trials for two coronavirus vaccine candidates commence

Managing hazardous waste during the COVID-19 pandemic

Managing hazardous waste during the COVID-19 pandemic

Australia: Coronavirus spreads, drive-through testing, pop up clinics and $2.4 billion

Australia: Coronavirus spreads, drive-through testing, pop up clinics and $2.4 billion

During a pandemic, states’ patchwork of crisis plans could mean uneven care

During a pandemic, states’ patchwork of crisis plans could mean uneven care

Australia reports first human-to-human coronavirus transmission, total cases now 39

Australia reports first human-to-human coronavirus transmission, total cases now 39

Innovative breath collecting device could change coronavirus diagnosis around the world

Innovative breath collecting device could change coronavirus diagnosis around the world

CSIRO begins key research on novel coronavirus

CSIRO begins key research on novel coronavirus

UMD entomologists recognized by AAAS with 2019 Newcomb Cleveland Prize

UMD entomologists recognized by AAAS with 2019 Newcomb Cleveland Prize