Broad-spectrum antivirals made from polymers

Polymer-based broad spectrum antivirals show activity against Zika, Ebola, HIV-1, the Herpes simplex virus, and now, SARS-CoV-2.

Decoy particles trick SARS-CoV-2

Using nanoparticles fitted with ACE2 receptors, researchers hope to lure SARS-CoV-2 away from healthy cells to inhibit the virus and treat infection.

COVID-19 breathalyzer gets FDA approval

Using a chemical signature in the breath, a newly approved COVID-19 breathalyzer could provide an easy and rapid means of testing.

Module labs are a polarizing plan for COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing in Africa

Without independent vaccine manufacturing in Africa, the social and economic costs of the pandemic will only be prolonged.

Waning immunity and COVID-19 boosters modeled in digital town

The debate around COVID-19 boosters is highly nuanced, but a new computational model could help better inform policy around such measures in an evolving pandemic.

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