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Researchers around the world are working together to control the coronavirus outbreak, now known as COVID-19. This is what's behind the global effort to develop a vaccine.Researchers around the world are working together to control the coronavirus outbreak, now known as COVID-19. This is what's behind the global effort to develop a vaccine.

Here's why the WHO says a coronavirus vaccine is 18 months away

Here's why the WHO says a coronavirus vaccine is 18 months away

As China has become a global economic powerhouse demand for African mammals for medicines has had a significant impact in Africa.As China has become a global economic powerhouse demand for African mammals for medicines has had a significant impact in Africa.

Renaming of the coronavirus leaves many scientists unhappy with the new descriptor of the deadly virus Renaming of the coronavirus leaves many scientists unhappy with the new descriptor of the deadly virus

Raises concerns over patent exclusivity in the country

China’s BrightGene successfully copies Gilead’s coronavirus hopeful remdesivir - PMLiVE

“I’ve given reassuring talks to MDs on 9/11 anthrax, SARS, MERS, H1N1, Ebola etc. Never felt as concerned as I feel with this Coronavirus - COVID-19. US Media should talk more about it’s impending impact on supply chain and possibly the world economy. https://t.co/LY3Qoaw0pi”

Faheem Younus, MD on Twitter: "I’ve given reassuring talks to MDs on 9/11 anthrax, SARS, MERS, H1N1, Ebola etc. Never felt as concerned as I feel with this Coronavirus - COVID-19. US Media should talk more about it’s impending impact on supply chain and possibly the world economy. https://t.co/LY3Qoaw0pi"

“New preprint from International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses: The new coronavirus is hereby dubbed "severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).” https://t.co/Lt2CtU5yOt h/t @R_H_Ebright”

Carl Zimmer on Twitter: "New preprint from International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses: The new coronavirus is hereby dubbed "severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).” https://t.co/Lt2CtU5yOt h/t @R_H_Ebright"

“The name of the novel coronavirus is "severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2" and disease is "COVID-19" https://t.co/4w7oSS1t4p”

Joel Achenbach on Twitter: "The name of the novel coronavirus is "severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2" and disease is "COVID-19" https://t.co/4w7oSS1t4p"

“Not long ago choosing to study coronaviruses was a risky career path for a virologist — a reality reflected in how few are in the field. But SARS + MERS + #2019nCoV have proven: These viruses need more study. From @meggophone & me. https://t.co/0EwDHOslnV”

Helen Branswell on Twitter: "Not long ago choosing to study coronaviruses was a risky career path for a virologist — a reality reflected in how few are in the field. But SARS + MERS + #2019nCoV have proven: These viruses need more study. From @meggophone & me. https://t.co/0EwDHOslnV"

As the globe braces for a pandemic, the contest for rights to a potential new treatment is a test of global competition and cooperation during a trade war between two top economies. As the globe braces for a pandemic, the contest for rights to a potential new treatment is a test of global competition and cooperation during a trade war between two top economies. 

Coronavirus: Who owns the potential cure?

Two virologists at the University of Queensland on a Chinese health official suggesting the new coronavirus might spread more easily than we thought, via an "airborne route".    By Eamonn SheridanTwo virologists at the University of Queensland on a Chinese health official suggesting the new coronavirus might spread more easily than we thought, via an "airborne route".   

No evidence the new coronavirus spreads through the air, but it’s still possible

There's no evidence the new coronavirus is airborne. It appears to spread by larger droplets, direct contact and contaminated surfaces or objects.There's no evidence the new coronavirus is airborne. It appears to spread by larger droplets, direct contact and contaminated surfaces or objects.

There's no evidence the new coronavirus spreads through the air – but it's still possible

There's no evidence the new coronavirus spreads through the air – but it's still possible

The country's health care system, with its expertise in conducting clinical research, is ready to run new drug tests. But coordinating them all is another matter.The country's health care system, with its expertise in conducting clinical research, is ready to run new drug tests. But coordinating them all is another matter.

China Launches a Crush of Clinical Trials Aimed at Covid-19 | WIRED

Although no specific treatment is currently available for human coronaviruses, numerous antiviral agents are being identified through a variety of approaches.Although no specific treatment is currently available for human coronaviruses, numerous antiviral agents are being identified through a variety of approaches.

Pathways to New Therapeutic Agents for Human Coronaviruses

SCIENTISTS are in the early stages of testing a cure for the latest outbreak of Coronavirus after finding and developing a new antiviral drug that had a positive affect on monkeys carrying a disease within the coronavirus family.SCIENTISTS are in the early stages of testing a cure for the latest outbreak of Coronavirus after finding and developing a new antiviral drug that had a positive affect on monkeys carrying a disease within the coronavirus family.

Coronavirus cure found: Scientists' breakthrough antidote 'holds key to halting outbreak' | World | News | Express.co.uk

Bats carry tons of viruses, but they don't usually get sick from them.Bats carry tons of viruses, but they don't usually get sick from them.

Here’s How Scientists Think Coronavirus Spreads from Bats to Humans - VICE

An experimental Gilead Sciences antiviral drug prevented disease and reduced the severity of symptoms in monkeys infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), an infection closely related to the fast-spreading coronavirus that originated in China, a study published on Thursday found.An experimental Gilead Sciences antiviral drug prevented disease and reduced the...

Gilead drug prevents type of coronavirus in monkeys; raises hope for China trials - Reuters

As the new coronavirus continues spreading across the globe with no known cure, an experimental drug made by Foster City’s Gilead Sciences — one of the highest-profile clinical trials under way for coronavirus patients — is closely watched. <p>As the new coronavirus continues spreading across the globe with no known cure, an experimental drug made by Foster City’s Gilead Sciences — one of the highest-profile clinical trials under way for coronavirus patients — is closely watched.</p>

Bay Area drug company’s experimental coronavirus drug garners excitement - SFChronicle.com

Ian M. Mackay, The University of Queensland and Katherine Arden, The University of Queensland A recent announcement by a Chinese health official suggested the new coronavirus might spread more easily than we thought, via an “airborne route”. The virus is now known as severe acute respiratory synd

Here’s what we know about how the new coronavirus spreads – Alternet.org

Amid China's coronavirus epidemic, a rise in the death toll has been witnessed in the country on Thursday with a total number of 1,483 deaths. Amid China's coronavirus epidemic, a rise in the death toll has been witnessed in the country on Thursday with a total number of 1,483 deaths. 

COVID - 19: Death toll in China reaches nearly 1,500, over 64,600 people infected - Republic World