Coronavirus Disease COVID 19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. COVID-19 is caused by one virus, called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV-2.

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SARS-CoV-2 D614G variant enhances infectivity, replication and transmission

SARS-CoV-2 D614G variant enhances infectivity, replication and transmission

Newly developed fusion protein could improve COVID-19 research

Newly developed fusion protein could improve COVID-19 research

What we know about the airborne spread of the coronavirus

What we know about the airborne spread of the coronavirus

Post-COVID clinics get jump-start from patients with lingering illness

Post-COVID clinics get jump-start from patients with lingering illness

Researchers create drug-like compounds to destroy coronavirus' frameshifting element

Researchers create drug-like compounds to destroy coronavirus' frameshifting element

Neanderthal gene variant linked to higher risk of developing severe COVID-19

Neanderthal gene variant linked to higher risk of developing severe COVID-19

Danish vs. Swedish data shows social interaction major risk factor for SARS-CoV-2 infection

Danish vs. Swedish data shows social interaction major risk factor for SARS-CoV-2 infection

A TLR2 agonist reduces SARS-CoV-2 in upper respiratory tract of ferret model

A TLR2 agonist reduces SARS-CoV-2 in upper respiratory tract of ferret model

Researchers develop research model to understand the impact of coronavirus on lungs

Researchers develop research model to understand the impact of coronavirus on lungs

Sleep apnea increases risk of severe COVID 19

Sleep apnea increases risk of severe COVID 19

College football crowds could impact COVID-19 spread

College football crowds could impact COVID-19 spread

New graphical tool to identify potent neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2

New graphical tool to identify potent neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2

Using new technology to study antibody responses in SARS-CoV-2-infected individuals

Using new technology to study antibody responses in SARS-CoV-2-infected individuals

Genetic defects in patients' immune system may underlie severe COVID-19

Genetic defects in patients' immune system may underlie severe COVID-19

Excessive social media use during COVID-19 related to depression and secondary trauma

Excessive social media use during COVID-19 related to depression and secondary trauma

Ventilation systems may increase the risk of exposure to novel coronavirus

Ventilation systems may increase the risk of exposure to novel coronavirus

Australian scientists develop a nasal spray that could stop SARS-CoV-2 infection

Australian scientists develop a nasal spray that could stop SARS-CoV-2 infection

Common cold in the past may provide some protection from COVID-19

Common cold in the past may provide some protection from COVID-19

Case fatality rates for COVID-19 and health indicators

Case fatality rates for COVID-19 and health indicators

A study contradicting the phenotypical relationship between plasmablasts and developing neutrophils

A study contradicting the phenotypical relationship between plasmablasts and developing neutrophils