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The Latest Coronavirus Comes From Dogs

It also had an unusual genetic mutation, a deletion in what is known as the N gene, which codes for an important structural protein. This deletion has not been documented in other canine coronaviruses, said Dr. Vlasova, but similar…

Singapore to shut schools as coronavirus cases rise

People take their lunch break in the Raffles Place financial district in Singapore on May 5, 2021.Facebook Facebook Logo Log in to Facebook to connect with Roslan Rahman AFP | Getty ImagesSingapore will close most schools from Wednesday…

IPL suspended indefinitely over coronavirus concerns

Bowler Trent Boult from Delhi Daredevils plays against the Rajasthan Royals during an IPL cricket match.Vishal Bhatnagar | NurPhoto | Getty ImageThe 2021 Indian Premier League has been suspended amid concerns about coronavirus levels in…

What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing

In January 2020, just a few weeks after the first Covid-19 cases appeared in China, the full genome of the new coronavirus was published online. Using this genomic sequence, the scientists developed a wide range of diagnostic tests for the…