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Top Stories for Week of October 26, 2020

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Gilead’s remdesivir first to gain FDA approval for COVID-19 patients. The US Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir (Veklury) on Thursday for treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients, a first for the disease that… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of July 20, 2020

COVID-19 cases surge in US, elsewhere, with no end in sight; mask wearing, school openings still contentious. Divided Americans clashed anew over mask mandates and the reopening of schools on… Read more »

Infecting Mosquitoes with Bacterium Could Slow the Zika Virus

In the fight against the spreading Zika virus, scientists have uncovered an unlikely ally in the form of a bacterium called “Wolbachia.” The Aedes aegypti mosquito, the more abundant of the… Read more »