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Coronavirus Patients Rush to Join Studies of Gilead Drug

Coronavirus Patients Rush to Join Studies of Gilead Drug

By Marilynn Marchione | Apr 6
Coronavirus patients around the world have been rushing to join remdesivir studies that opened in hospitals in the last few weeks.

Patients Rush to Join Studies Testing Drug for Coronavirus

Patients Rush to Join Studies Testing Drug for Coronavirus

By Marilynn Marchione | Apr 6
Coronavirus patients around the world have been rushing to join remdesivir studies that opened in hospitals in the last few weeks.

AP Fact Check: Trump Pitches Drug Not Approved for Coronavirus

AP Fact Check: Trump Pitches Drug Not Approved for Coronavirus

By Hope Yen, Eric Tucker, and Calvin Woodward | Apr 6
President Donald Trump is pitching a medicine for COVID-19 sufferers that science has not concluded is effective or safe for their use. "Take it," he said of the drug.

No COVID-19 Testing At Home Yet but Quicker Options Coming

No COVID-19 Testing At Home Yet but Quicker Options Coming

By Matthew Perrone | Apr 5
For now, the only way Americans can get tested is at hospitals, clinics or drive-thru sites, with a doctor's order.

Researchers Testing New Treatments That Harness COVID-19 Antibodies

Researchers Testing New Treatments That Harness COVID-19 Antibodies

By Ann Sheehy, College of the Holy Cross | Apr 5
Amid the chaos of an epidemic, those who survive a disease like COVID-19 carry within their bodies the secrets of an effective immune response - a molecular blueprint for future treatments.

NASA Call for Astronauts Draws 12,000 Spaceflight Hopefuls

NASA Call for Astronauts Draws 12,000 Spaceflight Hopefuls

By Marcia Dunn | Apr 3
Who wants to be an astronaut? More than 12,000 people do, resulting in NASA's second-largest group of astronaut hopefuls.

Trump Admin Moves Toward Promoting Broader Use of Face Masks

Trump Admin Moves Toward Promoting Broader Use of Face Masks

By Zeke Miller and Mike Stobbe | Apr 3
The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many Americans wear face coverings in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.

Coronavirus Survivor: 'In My Blood, There May Be Answers'

Coronavirus Survivor: 'In My Blood, There May Be Answers'

By Lauran Neergaard and Marshall Ritzel | Apr 3
Tiffany Pinckney remembers the fear when COVID-19 stole her breath. So when she recovered, the New York City mother became one of the country's first survivors to donate her blood to help treat others.

After Ignoring Warnings, Israeli Ultra-Orthodox Hit by Virus

After Ignoring Warnings, Israeli Ultra-Orthodox Hit by Virus

By Ariel Schalit and Ilon Ben Zion | Apr 3
The pandemic also has threatened to upend deep-seated customs in the religious world, including blind obedience to religious leaders.

More Evidence Indicates Healthy People Can Spread Virus

More Evidence Indicates Healthy People Can Spread Virus

By Mike Stobbe | Apr 2
Scientists offered more evidence Wednesday that the coronavirus is spread by seemingly healthy people who show no clear symptom

Should You Wear Mask in Public if Not Sick with Coronavirus?

Should You Wear Mask in Public if Not Sick with Coronavirus?

By Lauran Neergaard | Apr 1
Front-line health workers have the greatest need for masks. And when people are sick, wearing a mask helps lessen the chances of infecting others. But otherwise - maybe not.

Mass Testing, Empty ICUs: Germany Scores Early Against Virus

Mass Testing, Empty ICUs: Germany Scores Early Against Virus

By Frank Jordans | Apr 1
Late last year — long before most people had heard of the new coronavirus now sweeping the globe — scientists in Germany sprang into action to develop a test for the virus.

Viral Virus Briefing: Where Science Meets All Things Trump

Viral Virus Briefing: Where Science Meets All Things Trump

By Calvin Woodward | Apr 1
The self-styled "wartime president" is, at least, a showtime president. He's enjoying the high ratings of his briefings and boasting they're up there with "The Bachelor."

Hawaii Mountain Telescopes Close in Response to Virus Order

Hawaii Mountain Telescopes Close in Response to Virus Order

Mar 31
Observatories on Hawaii's tallest mountain have shut down operations in response to the governor's stay-at-home order aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus.

White House Turns to Statistical Models for Virus Forecast

White House Turns to Statistical Models for Virus Forecast

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Lauran Neergaard | Mar 31
Like forecasters tracking a megastorm, White House officials are relying on statistical models to help predict the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and try to protect as many people as possible.

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