COVID-19 Resources

The Critical Role of Animals in Developing COVID-19 Treatments and Vaccines

Animal studies are essential for advancing medicine and science. This includes the current global quest for treatments and a vaccine to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are recent news stories that feature the role of animals in this important work.

March 30, 2020

GEN News: COVID-19 Reinfection Not a Concern, Monkey Study Suggests

March 28, 2020

ABC News: Inside a laboratory where the coronavirus is being studied

ABC News: Senior scientist at primate research center explains his role in fighting coronavirus

The Sacramento Bee: UC Davis researchers rushing to develop new treatments to stop coronavirus spread

Forbes: How Colleges Are Stepping Up To Fight COVID-19

March 27, 2020

The Guardian: It’s a razor’s edge we’re walking’: inside the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine

March 26, 2020

Several News Outlets: Dr. Anthony Fauci, M.D., Comments on the Critical Role of Animals in Developing a COVID-19 Vaccine. Video below:

Science Magazine: Race to find COVID-19 treatments accelerates

BBC: Coronavirus: Pangolins found to carry viruses related to Covid-19

Triangle Business Journal: Duke University Hospital to test potential COVID-19 treatment on patients

March 25, 2020

Forbes: Timeline Shows 3 Paths To COVID-19 Treatment And Prevention (INFOGRAPHIC)

MedCity News: Vir Bio aims to launch Covid-19 antibody studies this summer

Science Daily: COVID-19: Stopgap measure to treat respiratory distress

The Atlantic: How the Pandemic Will End

The Guardian: Coronavirus vaccine: when will it be ready?

World Economic Forum: Coronavirus vaccine: how soon will we have one?

March 19, 2020 

UC Davis: Researchers Race to Develop Coronavirus Solutions

March 18, 2020 

The Mercury News: Letter: I know lab animals are crucial in finding a COVID-19 vaccine

March 14, 2020 

The New York Times : These Lab Animals Will Help Fight Coronavirus