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A different strategy for SARS-CoV-2 wastewater detection

[ad_1] Researchers have tested a variety of RNA concentration and extraction methods and tests to develop a protocol for testing SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater, which may help improve COVID-19 surveillance. COVID-19, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is typically monitored by diagnosing symptomatic patients and tracing their contacts. …

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Evolution of advanced SARS-CoV-2 gene for human adaptation

[ad_1] The rapid spread of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has infected more than 111 million people worldwide and led to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many viruses derived from pangolins and bats are closely related to SARS-CoV-2, suggesting its probable zoonotic origin. Researchers found a 96% similarity in …

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Study maps brains infected with SARS-CoV-2

[ad_1] Researchers in the United States and Canada have mapped the presence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in the brains of people who have died from 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Geidy Serrano of the Banner Sun Health Research Institute in Sun City, Arizona and his colleagues found …

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