iStock(NEW ORLEANS) — In Louisiana, amid skyrocketing rates of the novel coronavirus and a statewide stay-at-home order, scientists are finding themselves face-to-face with the virus they hope to develop a vaccine for. At the Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC), scientists from across the United States are coordinating their researchRead More →

iStock(NEW YORK) — As government and health care officials plead for expanded access to high-speed COVID-19 tests, health care companies across the country began mobilizing their resources to meet the growing demands with direct-to-consumer kits. The benefits of such kits could be substantial, allowing everyday people to test themselves forRead More →

Adene Sanchez/iStock(NEW YORK) — Early in the novel coronavirus pandemic, encouraging data suggested that infants born to mothers with COVID-19 did not acquire the virus before birth, a process called vertical transmission. However, three new reports released in The Journal of the American Medical Association unfortunately suggest the opposite mayRead More →

FilippoBacci/iStock(NEW YORK) — Even with businesses closed, travel restricted and shelter-in-place orders issued around the world, many still wonder if such extremes are needed to battle the novel coronavirus. Some people, including the president of the United States, have said COVID-19 isn’t too different from the common flu. But, accordingRead More →