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Newswise: Data scientists ID potential vulnerabilities in the COVID-19 virus

Data scientists ID potential vulnerabilities in the COVID-19 virus

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Data scientists analyzing genetic sequences of the COVID-19 coronavirus have identified potential vulnerabilities that could help in vaccine development and further study of the infectious disease now spreading worldwide.

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Released:
17-Feb-2020 2:05 PM EST
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FSU expert available to comment on effectiveness of flu vaccine

Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: February 14, 2020 | 3:35 pm | SHARE: As an outbreak of a new coronavirus makes headlines across the world, another more common infectious disease is spreading across the United States and beyond — the flu.About 8 percent of the U.S. population gets sick from the flu each season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Released:
17-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Effectiveness of travel bans – readily used during infectious disease outbreaks – mostly unknown, study finds

University of Washington

While travel bans are frequently used to stop the spread of an emerging infectious disease, a new University of Washington and Johns Hopkins University study of published research found that the effectiveness of travel bans is mostly unknown.

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Released:
13-Feb-2020 4:30 PM EST
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12-Feb-2020 3:10 PM EST
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Newswise: Interactive map shows worldwide spread of coronavirus
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10-Feb-2020 6:45 AM EST
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