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What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing

What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing

What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing In January 2020, just weeks after the first Covid-19 cases emerged in China, the full genome of the new coronavirus was published online. Using this genomic sequence, scientists scrambled to design a large assortment of diagnostic tests for the virus. But the virus has mutated since …

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The C.D.C. and N.I.H. launch a rapid, at-home testing initiative in Tennessee and North Carolina.

The C.D.C. and N.I.H. launch a rapid, at-home testing initiative in Tennessee and North Carolina.

The C.D.C. and N.I.H. launch a rapid, at-home testing initiative in Tennessee and North Carolina. The C.D.C. and N.I.H. launch a rapid, at-home testing initiative in Tennessee and North Carolina. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health announced a new initiative on Wednesday to help determine whether frequent, widespread use of rapid coronavirus tests …

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Testing, One, Two. Fans Flock to an Experimental Indoor Rock Concert

Testing, One, Two. Fans Flock to an Experimental Indoor Rock Concert

Testing, One, Two. Fans Flock to an Experimental Indoor Rock Concert Testing, One, Two. Fans Flock to an Experimental Indoor Rock Concert “If I had not been vaccinated already, I really would have thought twice about coming here,” said Cristina Delgado, a doctor. But Ana, her sister, who was also vaccinated because she works in health care, felt differently. “I …

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Why Coronavirus Testing Still Matters

Why Coronavirus Testing Still Matters

Why Coronavirus Testing Still Matters Why Coronavirus Testing Still Matters Last May, the city of Los Angeles turned a fabled baseball park into a mass testing site for the coronavirus. At its peak, Dodger Stadium was testing 16,000 people a day for the virus, making it the biggest testing site in the world, said Dr. Clemens Hong, who oversees coronavirus …

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Schools to trial daily Covid testing to replace need for self-isolation

Schools to trial daily Covid testing to replace need for self-isolation

Schools to trial daily Covid testing to replace need for self-isolation Schools to trial daily Covid testing to replace need for self-isolation Several schools in England are trialling a Covid-19 daily testing scheme that would eliminate the need for self-isolation among those who come into contact with the virus. The clinical trial means students classed as close contacts of a …

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Businesses May Benefit From Sharing Covid Testing Resources, Study Suggests

Businesses May Benefit From Sharing Covid Testing Resources, Study Suggests

Businesses May Benefit From Sharing Covid Testing Resources, Study Suggests Businesses May Benefit From Sharing Covid Testing Resources, Study Suggests “The surprising thing is just how robust that finding is in the face of some pretty plausible variations,” said A. David Paltiel, a professor of health policy and management at Yale School of Public Health, who was not involved in …

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Pfizer Begins Testing Its Vaccine in Young Children

Pfizer Begins Testing Its Vaccine in Young Children

Pfizer Begins Testing Its Vaccine in Young Children Pfizer Begins Testing Its Vaccine in Young Children Pfizer has begun testing its Covid-19 vaccine in children under 12, a significant step in turning back the pandemic. The trial’s first participants, a pair of 9-year-old twin girls, were immunized at Duke University in North Carolina on Wednesday. Results from the trial are …

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Moderna Starts Testing Its Covid Vaccine in Babies and Young Children

Moderna Starts Testing Its Covid Vaccine in Babies and Young Children

Moderna Starts Testing Its Covid Vaccine in Babies and Young Children Moderna Starts Testing Its Covid Vaccine in Babies and Young Children The drug company Moderna has begun a study that will test its Covid vaccine in children under 12, including babies as young as six months, the company said on Tuesday. The study is expected to enroll 6,750 healthy …

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Moderna Begins Testing Its Covid Vaccine in Babies and Young Children.

Moderna Begins Testing Its Covid Vaccine in Babies and Young Children.

Moderna Begins Testing Its Covid Vaccine in Babies and Young Children. Moderna Begins Testing Its Covid Vaccine in Babies and Young Children. The drug company Moderna has begun a study that will test its Covid vaccine in children under 12, including babies as young as six months, the company said on Tuesday. The study is expected to enroll 6,750 healthy …

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Vaccines Adapted for Variants Will Not Need Lengthy Testing, F.D.A. Says

Vaccines Adapted for Variants Will Not Need Lengthy Testing, F.D.A. Says

Vaccines Adapted for Variants Will Not Need Lengthy Testing, F.D.A. Says Vaccines Adapted for Variants Will Not Need Lengthy Testing, F.D.A. Says The Food and Drug Administration said on Monday that vaccine developers would not need to conduct lengthy randomized controlled trials for vaccines that have been adapted to protect against concerning coronavirus variants. The recommendations, which call for small …

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