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Inside the race to develop a safe COVID-19 vaccine
There’s no guarantee a vaccine is right around the corner, but more than 145 candidates are under investigation.
Oxford University’s timeline for a COVID-19 vaccine is shorter than previous estimates
Under the best-case scenario, their vaccine could be ready this year. However, the odds are against any vaccine candidate.
We probably won’t see the next COVID-19 coming
The novel coronavirus is just one of many microbes that have jumped from animals into people.
Yes, the new coronavirus is mutating—but that’s not a bad thing
SARS-CoV-2 is changing at the rate scientists would expect for a coronavirus
Some viruses can actually protect our health
We may even rely on certain types of viruses to ward off infections.
This Year, We’ll Sequence DNA In Space For The First Time
A new experiment launches to the ISS in June
FDA Approves Use Of Engineered Herpes Virus To Treat Cancer
The first of what may be many virus-based treatments
Are viruses alive? New evidence says yes
Evolutionary history suggests they evolved from ancient cells
Model Of Newly Discovered Common Cold Virus Species Looks Like A Booger
Meet human rhinovirus C.
Scientists Build Hollow Virus For Cheaper Vaccines
This foot-and-mouth virus has a stable exterior, but no genetic material in its interior.