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New biosensor rapidly detects SARS-CoV-2 from nasopharyngeal swabs

New biosensor rapidly detects SARS-CoV-2 from nasopharyngeal swabs

Antibody detection for COVID-19 - promise and risks

Antibody detection for COVID-19 - promise and risks

CRISPR technology mobilized for rapid COVID-19 diagnosis

CRISPR technology mobilized for rapid COVID-19 diagnosis

Scientists estimate fatality ratio across full spectrum of COVID-19 disease

Scientists estimate fatality ratio across full spectrum of COVID-19 disease

Six novel coronaviruses found in bats

Six novel coronaviruses found in bats

Research shows speed of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 transmission in Boston homeless shelter

Research shows speed of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 transmission in Boston homeless shelter

Screening blood samples for COVID-19 using artificial intelligence

Screening blood samples for COVID-19 using artificial intelligence

Anosmia (loss of smell) confirmed as a clinical feature of COVID-19

Anosmia (loss of smell) confirmed as a clinical feature of COVID-19

Researchers develop a faster, more accurate COVID-19 test

Researchers develop a faster, more accurate COVID-19 test

Mayo Clinic highlights the impact of false-negative COVID-19 test results

Mayo Clinic highlights the impact of false-negative COVID-19 test results

Spanish study shows infections in children occur early in COVID-19 epidemics

Spanish study shows infections in children occur early in COVID-19 epidemics

Scientists in the UK look to measure COVID-19 in the wider community

Scientists in the UK look to measure COVID-19 in the wider community

New Fleischner Society statement on chest imaging and management of COVID-19 published

New Fleischner Society statement on chest imaging and management of COVID-19 published

UC San Diego Health expands COVID-19 testing capacity

UC San Diego Health expands COVID-19 testing capacity

GlobalData: Rapid POC tests to accelerate testing capacity for diagnosing COVID-19

GlobalData: Rapid POC tests to accelerate testing capacity for diagnosing COVID-19

Tulane University adds second avenue for COVID-19 testing

Tulane University adds second avenue for COVID-19 testing

Is coronavirus spread through feces?

Is coronavirus spread through feces?

Thermo Fisher announces availability of AcroMetrix Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) RNA Control

Thermo Fisher announces availability of AcroMetrix Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) RNA Control

'Pool testing' for COVID-19 may help increase testing capacities across the globe

'Pool testing' for COVID-19 may help increase testing capacities across the globe

Spit and feces test positive for SARS CoV-2 even after recovery

Spit and feces test positive for SARS CoV-2 even after recovery