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Senator Murray Leads 25 Senate Democrats In Pressing Trump Administration to Request Emergency Funding for Novel Coronavirus Response

Senator Murray Leads 25 Senate Democrats In Pressing Trump Administration to Request Emergency Funding for Novel Coronavirus Response

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the top Democrat on the Senate health committee, along with 25…

Coronavirus Outbreak Puts ‘Open Science’ Under a Microscope

Coronavirus Outbreak Puts ‘Open Science’ Under a Microscope

As health authorities isolate the sick, set up quarantines and close borders, early efforts to stop a coronavirus pandemic are also trying something completely different:…

Expert Recommendations for US and Global Preparedness for COVID-19

Expert Recommendations for US and Global Preparedness for COVID-19

The novel coronavirus outbreak that emerged in late 2019 has infected tens of thousands in China, community transmission is feared in other countries, and containment…

Remdesivir Prevents MERS Coronavirus Disease in Monkeys

Remdesivir Prevents MERS Coronavirus Disease in Monkeys

The experimental antiviral remdesivir successfully prevented disease in rhesus macaques infected with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to a new study from National…

NIAID Makes New Images of SARS-CoV-2 Available for COVID-19 Coverage

NIAID Makes New Images of SARS-CoV-2 Available for COVID-19 Coverage

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) has produced images of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, previously known as 2019-nCoV), the…

There’s No Evidence the New Coronavirus Spreads Through the Air – But It’s Still Possible

There’s No Evidence the New Coronavirus Spreads Through the Air – But It’s Still Possible

A recent announcement by a Chinese health official suggested the new coronavirus might spread more easily than we thought, via an “airborne route”. The virus…

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HEADLINE NEWS

Biodefense Headlines – September 11, 2016

Biodefense Headlines – September 11, 2016

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including 9/11 anniversary reflections, the ongoing Zika funding standoff, and aerial surveillance of biothreats. BIOPREPAREDNESS USC…

Biodefense Headlines – September 4, 2016

Biodefense Headlines – September 4, 2016

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including synthetic biology security risks, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Spain, and the Biological Weapons Convention Review…

Biodefense Headlines – August 28, 2016

Biodefense Headlines – August 28, 2016

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including an anthrax outbreak simulation, Ebola virus disease small molecule countermeasures, and bioterrorism threats to the…

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RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Persons Evaluated for 2019 Novel Coronavirus — United States, January 2020

CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) On January 17, CDC and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection began health screenings at U.S.…

Bats’ Fierce Immune Systems Drive Viruses To Higher Virulence, Making Them Deadlier in Humans

A new University of California, Berkeley, study finds that bats’ fierce immune response to viruses could drive viruses to replicate faster, so that when they jump to…

Steroids Could Do More Harm Than Good in Treating Coronavirus

Steroids should be avoided in the treatment of the current novel coronavirus, experts have advised. A commentary article published in The Lancet concludes that, based on evidence from previous…

A Pneumonia Outbreak Associated with a New Coronavirus of Probable Bat Origin

NOTE: The following paper (.pdf) is undergoing accelerated peer-review. Abstract follows: Since the SARS outbreak 18 years ago, a large number of severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronaviruses…

Coronavirus and Brexit: UK Must Act Quickly Before Being Shut out of Europe’s Health Protection System

The threat posed by 2019-nCoV and the fragmentation of existing health protection systems caused by Brexit call for urgent assessment of cross Europe cooperation, say Mark Flear…

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JOURNAL HUBS

“We call on researchers, journals and funders to ensure that research findings and data relevant to this outbreak are shared rapidly and openly to inform the public health response and help save lives.” – Wellcome Trust

NEJM Novel Coronavirus

JAMA Network 2019-nCoV

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ASM Journal Network Coronavirus Articles American Society for Microbiology

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