weekly recaps

Week-by-week summaries, with links to the original posts


The Weekly Recap: August 17-28, 2020

Posts published by our team from August 17-26, 2020: August 17, 2020: UV Rays Zap Human Coronaviruses Researchers investigated the effects of UV light on aerosolized human coronaviruses alpha HCoV-229E and beta HCoV-OC43, finding that relatively low doses of UV radiation inactivates 99.9% of viral particles. They also found decreased expression of the viral spike … Continue reading The Weekly Recap: August 17-28, 2020

The Weekly Recap: July 20 to July 24, 2020

Posts published by our team from July 20-24, 2020: July 20: Monkeying Around with a COVID-19 Vaccine Our author Ryan takes you through this study detailing the creation of yet another SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate. Researchers from Beijing created an inactivated vaccine, named BBIBP-CorV, against SARS-CoV-2 by altering an existing clinical isolate (HB02). Tests in monkeys … Continue reading The Weekly Recap: July 20 to July 24, 2020

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