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Study shows SARS-CoV-2 cell receptor is a novel target of the gamma-secretase enzyme complex

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 cell receptor is a novel target of the gamma-secretase enzyme complex

Chest X-rays found to be highly predictive of COVID-19

Chest X-rays found to be highly predictive of COVID-19

Antibody responses in recovered COVID-19 individuals from India

Antibody responses in recovered COVID-19 individuals from India

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 jumps back and forth between animals and humans on mink farms

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 jumps back and forth between animals and humans on mink farms

Durable IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 from the Iceland experience

Durable IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 from the Iceland experience

SARS-CoV-2-RNA viremia is a robust marker of critical illness in COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2-RNA viremia is a robust marker of critical illness in COVID-19

Human antibody response to SARS-CoV-2

Human antibody response to SARS-CoV-2

SARS-CoV-2 Neucleocapside (N) protein is heavily glycosylated

SARS-CoV-2 Neucleocapside (N) protein is heavily glycosylated

Severe and fatal COVID-19 is rare in children

Severe and fatal COVID-19 is rare in children

FDA grants Abbott's COVID-19 rapid antigen test emergency-use authorization

FDA grants Abbott's COVID-19 rapid antigen test emergency-use authorization

Two viral gene targets needed in SARS-CoV-2 detection by PCR, say researchers

Two viral gene targets needed in SARS-CoV-2 detection by PCR, say researchers

New sequencing approach can detect rare mutation in large number of cells

New sequencing approach can detect rare mutation in large number of cells

Ferrets not susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Ferrets not susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection

A better understanding of SARS-CoV-2 in children

A better understanding of SARS-CoV-2 in children

Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 transmission on an airplane

Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 transmission on an airplane

Raccoon dogs potential intermediate host for SARS-CoV-2

Raccoon dogs potential intermediate host for SARS-CoV-2

Self-collected saliva and deep nasal swabs are equally effective for detecting SARS-CoV-2

Self-collected saliva and deep nasal swabs are equally effective for detecting SARS-CoV-2

Researchers validate novel flavivirus identification test

Researchers validate novel flavivirus identification test

No evidence of active SARS-CoV-2 in breastmilk of infected women

No evidence of active SARS-CoV-2 in breastmilk of infected women

Websites selling home-based COVID-19 testing kits providing inadequate or misleading information

Websites selling home-based COVID-19 testing kits providing inadequate or misleading information