Researchers discover potential SARS-CoV-2 inhibitors

New active substances that can block the replication of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus discovered in proof-of-concept study.

Biodegradable masks could help curb the rise in plastic waste

Moisture-resistant mask filters made from compostable and abundant materials could help curb plastic pollution as a result of the pandemic.

How do mutations help SARS-CoV-2 escape our antibodies?

A scientific detective story unearths how SARS-CoV-2 evolves new variants that evade antibodies.

Russian COVID-19 vaccine shows 91.6% efficacy in phase 3 trial

Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine gives around 92% protection against COVID-19, results published in The Lancet reveal.

Vaccinating the most vulnerable first may not have the greatest impact on COVID-19, new model suggests

A new simulator can accurately model COVID-19 and the effects of different mitigation strategies, which researchers say could help guide new policies to combat the pandemic.

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