The fast-spreading coronavirus variant is turning up in US sewers

The fast-spreading coronavirus variant is turning up in US sewers

February 12, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

A hyper-transmissible form of the coronavirus that causes covid-19 has been found in US sewer systems in California and Florida, confirming its widening presence in the US. Buckets of dirty water drawn from sewer pipes near Los Angeles and outside Orlando starting in late January are among those in which genetic mutations shared by a…

More than 200 coronavirus vaccines are still in development as the initial vaccine rollout ramps up. Here’s how experts anticipate 2021 playing out.

More than 200 coronavirus vaccines are still in development as the initial vaccine rollout ramps up. Here’s how experts anticipate 2021 playing out.

January 23, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementAs the first coronavirus vaccines are rolling out, the 200-plus additional candidates in development face immense challenges in ever reaching the public. Despite the uncertainty, investor enthusiasm has remained. The vaccine ambitions of many small biotechs have resulted in their stocks surging to all-time highs. But as safe and highly effective shots start…