COVID-19 updates from the frontline of genetics

Colorful double exposure of US Coronavirus COVID-19 cases
COVID-19
Coleman Harris

COVID-19 and the 2003 SARS outbreak

Introduction to SARS The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) emerged in 2003 in China. An epidemic followed, spreading across 26 countries and infecting over 8000 people before the virus was contained. The typical symptoms of SARS are similar to

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According to the World Health Organization, coronaviruses (COVID-19) make up a large family of viruses named for the crown-like spikes found on their surface.
COVID-19
Ankeeta Shah

The Contagious Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) For the past few months, the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 that causes the disease COVID-19), which emerged in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, has been making headlines as a rapidly evolving public health threat. To date,

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In The Nebula Research Library

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COVID-19
Christina Marvin

Coronavirus tests – Review of at-home COVID-19 testing [JULY 2020]

Coronavirus Overview This blog post is an introduction to coronavirus testing and a review of at-home coronavirus tests. The first case of a newly discovered coronavirus was diagnosed in late 2019.  Now called COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019), the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic in March 2020 as it became a major public

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COVID-19
Nebula Genomics

SARS coronavirus infection (Ching, 2010)

STUDY TITLE: Significance of the Myxovirus Resistance A (MxA) Gene — 123C>A Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism in Suppressed Interferon β Induction of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection SUMMARY: Identification of a genetic variant associated with a decreased risk of SARS coronavirus infection. OVERVIEW: The severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus emerged in 2003 in China. In little over a year,

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Coronavirus red and white flower petals
COVID-19
Nebula Genomics

SARS coronavirus infection (Hamano, 2005)

STUDY TITLE: Polymorphisms of interferon-inducible genes OAS-1 and MxA associated with SARS in the Vietnamese population SUMMARY: Discovery of a genetic variant in the OAS-1 gene associated with increased risk of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus infection. OVERVIEW: In 2003, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus emerged in China. It spread to countries in Asia, Europe, and North

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