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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…

Pfizer Begins Testing Its Vaccine in Young Children

Pfizer has started testing its Covid-19 vaccine in children under the age of 12. This is an important step in reducing the pandemic. The first participants in the study, a pair of 9-year-old twin girls, were vaccinated on Wednesday at…