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The COVID-19 Pandemic – Multimedia

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Could the Polio Vaccine Save the World (...Again)?

The COVID-19 pandemic has scientists considering a few less-conventional options while vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 are being developed. One option might be the oral polio vaccine.
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Are Contact-tracing Apps the Route Out of COVID-19 Lockdown?

Can contact tracing apps guide us out of COVID-19 lockdown? We talked to the Ada Lovelace Institute’s head of policy Imogen Parker, who co-authored a recent report on the topic, to find out more.
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COVID-19 Q&A With the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine: Infectious Disease Modeling

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine experts Professor John Edmunds OBE and Dr Petra Klepac share findings and answer questions on COVID-19 in a live broadcast Q&A session.
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Human Trials of New COVID-19 Vaccine Begin

Researchers from Oxford University's Jenner Institute and the Oxford Vaccine Group have begun testing a potential new vaccine for COVID-19 in healthy volunteers.
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Probing Coronavirus Genetics for New Points of Attack

One scientist’s inventive tools for repairing toxic RNA now reveal ways to fight pandemic coronaviruses, which store their genetic information in RNA. Scripps Research, Florida chemist Matthew Disney, PhD, takes you inside his lab’s fight against COVID-19.
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How the Coronavirus Pandemic Is Changing the World

The coronavirus pandemic is more global, dramatic and unusual than any crisis we've seen in a long time, says journalist Fareed Zakaria. Listen as he shares his perspective on how we can recover from the economic fallout, why certain countries were able to avoid major outbreaks and what this might mean for the balance of global power.
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Lessons from History: What Can Past Pandemics Teach Us About COVID-19?

Experts from McGill University explore the current COVID-19 pandemic through the lens of history.
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Addressing the Coronavirus Challenge: Front Row Lecture with Michael Farzan, PhD

How do scientists create vaccines and drugs against a virus that simply didn’t exist months ago? That’s the challenge that virologist Michael Farzan and his team are facing head on.
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Outsmarting Emerging Pathogens in an Interconnected World

Kristian Andersen, PhD, a genomic epidemiologist, shares unique insights on how the COVID-19 pandemic emerged and spread around the world, as well as what science tells us has worked and not worked to mitigate the public health crisis.
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Cancer in a COVID-19 World

As the world’s attention is focused on COVID-19, what effect is this having on cancer research and clinical activity?
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