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Army begins testing vaccine that may be more effective against coronavirus variants

The Army has developed a COVID-19 vaccine that could be highly effective against coronavirus variants. On Tuesday, the Army will start testing the vaccine on 72 adults at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Some of the research subjects will receive two doses of the vaccine, while others will receive only one. For the… Read More »

Fast, portable test can diagnose COVID-19 and track variants

Clinicians using a new viral screening test can not only diagnose COVID-19 in a matter of minutes with a portable, pocket-sized machine, but can also simultaneously test for other viruses — like influenza — that might be mistaken for the coronavirus. At the same time, they can sequence the virus, providing valuable information on the… Read More »