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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.

May 11, 2021

News Medical: Researchers design compounds that prevent SARS-CoV-2 entry in human lung cells

News Medical: The “key” to vaccine development depends on virus’ binding to human cells

Medical Express: Intranasal COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows sterilizing immunity in preclinical tests

May 10, 2021 

ABC11 Raleigh-Durham: Duke doctors develop new pan coronavirus vaccine, which shows promising results in blocking COVID variants in animals

The University of Alabama at Birmingham: Intranasal COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows sterilizing immunity in preclinical tests

News Medical: Preclinical study finds sex differences in neurological response to SARS-CoV-2 infection

CBS 17: Potential new vaccine developed by Duke protects monkeys, mice from COVID-19, variants

May 6, 2021

Chicago Maroon: UChicago Researchers Develop Novel “Nanotrap” COVID-19 Treatment

Science Times: Moderna COVID-19 Booster: Effective Protection Against New Variants, Early Clinical Trial Shows

News Medical: Researchers develop a multivalent vaccine for COVID-19 and influenza

Technology Review: Why mixing vaccines could help boost immunity

May 5, 2021

News Medical: Pan-COVID-19 vaccine protects mice against SARS-CoV-2 variants

The New York Times: This New Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope to the Unvaccinated World

May 4, 2021

Forbes: These Companies Are Working On Covid Vaccines That Could Stop The Next Pandemic

University of Texas: Our Immune Systems Blanket the SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein with Antibodies

Medical News Today: Could a nanobody ‘cocktail’ block SARS-CoV-2?

News Medical: What happens in the first few days of SARS-CoV-2 infection?

 May 3, 2021

News Medical:Vaccine candidate targeting SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein elicits protective immune response in animal model

News Medical: Hopeaphenol inhibits entry of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern into cells

News Medical: Study reveals new broadly neutralizing and protective antibody against coronaviruses

May 2, 2021

News Medical: Live “attenuated” influenza virus vaccine protects animals against respiratory infections, including SARS-CoV-2

April 30, 2021

SciTechDaily: SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Alone May Cause COVID-19 Lung Damage – Even Without the Presence of Intact Virus

April 29, 2021 

WSET-TV: She deserves every bit of this:’ Appomattox Co. woman helps turn heroes into house pets

April 28, 2021

Medical Express: Existing drugs may hold the key to curing COVID-19

April 27, 2021

BioSpace: Texas Biomed shares critical work in development of Pfizer COVID vaccine

Insider: Pfizer CEO Says a Pill to Treat COVID Could Be Ready by End of 2021

Medical Express: SARS-CoV-2 spike protein alone may cause lung damage

April 26, 2021

UPI: Study: ACE inhibitors for blood pressure increase protein that bolsters COVID-19

Medical Express: Is a cheap ‘universal’ coronavirus vaccine on the way?

STAT: Covid-19 gave scientists a way to study how brain disorders arise

April 24, 2021

Discover Magazine:How Nanobodies From Llamas, Alpacas And Yeast Could Help Combat COVID-19

April 23, 2021 

News Medical: DNA vaccine candidate induces potent immunity, offers protective efficacy in non-human primate models

April 22, 2021 

News Medical: Preclinical study from NIH/Moderna: Correlates of SARS-CoV-2 immunity in non-human primates

April 21, 2021 

Tulane University: Study determines how to best enhance protection of new COVID-19 vaccine

News Medical: Interfering RNA nanoparticles could be a potential COVID-19 therapy

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis: Podcast: A year later, scientists recall efforts to jump-start research into mysterious new coronavirus

The Economic Times: COVID 19 vaccine: New COVID-19 vaccine may provide protection against existing, future strains, scientists say

News Medical: Characterization of lab-produced neutralizing antibodies targeting SARS-CoV-2

News Medical: Study identifies how SARS-CoV-2 enters and infects the brain

April 20, 2021 

Drug Target Review: Novel  COVID-19 vaccine could offer broad protection from coronaviruses

BusinessWorld: Are vaccines variant-proof? Here’s some good news

MSN: Stanford tests new COVID-19 vaccine that can be more easily distributed around the world

April 16, 2021 

National Institutes of Health: Experimental antiviral for COVID-19 effective in hamster study

Science Magazine:  The dream vaccine

April 15, 2021 

Des Moines Register: Opinion: COVID-19 origin study is important to prevent pandemics

April 14, 2021

 

Reuters: COVID SCIENCE-Moderna vaccines promising vs variants in mouse study; no higher risk for poor outcomes found with UK variant

McGill University: Loss of smell and COVID-19: Up to 80% of those infected by the SARS-CoV-2 virus report losing their sense of smell

Reuters: Moderna vaccines promising vs variants in mouse study; no higher risk for poor outcomes found with UK variant

Nature: The race for antiviral drugs to beat COVID — and the next pandemic

Science Tech Daily: Researchers Use Genetics To Identify Potential Drugs for Early Treatment of COVID-19

Wales Online: Mixing covid vaccines could boost immune response, animal research suggests

April 13, 2021 

BNN Bloomberg: Moderna says COVID shot remains 90% effective after six months

News Medical: Experimental evidence that ADAM17 inhibition prevents severe COVID-19

News Medical: Researchers develop broad-spectrum SARS-CoV-2 RBD-based vaccine

National Geographic: Microbes in your gut may be new recruits in the fight against viruses

News Medical: Could Zebrafish larvae be a novel animal model for SARS-CoV-2?

April 12, 2021 

Texas A&M University: Texas A&M Researchers Lead Study Of COVID-19 Blocking Enzyme

April 9, 2021

STAT News: Scientists work toward an elusive dream: a simple pill to treat Covid-19

April 5, 2021

The New York Times: Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Covid-19 Vaccine 

April 4, 2021 

KMOV TV: How long will coronavirus vaccines protect people?

Stanford Daily: Stanford researchers develop injectable gel that could enhance delivery of COVID-19 vaccine | The Stanford Daily

Big News Network: Study on new heart therapy may be used for COVID-19

April 1, 2021 

News Medical: Researchers develop a recombinant SARS-CoV-2 receptor-binding domain trimer vaccine candidate

March 31, 2021 

News Medical: New mRNA COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise in vivo

Politics Say: Virus Variants Can Infect Mice, Scientists Report

KING5: Washington researchers resume fieldwork after study shows low COVID-19 risk to bats

AVMA: Veterinarians help with COVID-19 vaccine delivery

News Medical: Infliximab may hinder the effectiveness of some COVID-19 vaccines

Medical Express: Fooling coronavirus with new decoy protein renders it impotent

Science Blog: Even After Late Start, Anti-Inflammatory Drug Protects Against Lethal Inflammation From COVID

March 30, 2021 

News Medical: Researchers develop broadly neutralizing SARS-CoV-2 ferritin nanoparticle vaccine

Windsor Star: The future of COVID vaccines? Look to the nose

News Medical: Using ACE2 structure to predict SARS-CoV-2 susceptibility in animals

March 29, 2021  

Fox 5, San Diego: Researchers developing new type of COVID-19 vaccine in San Diego

March 25, 2021 

Weather.com: Three Common Antiviral Drugs Potentially Effective Against COVID-19

Herald Courier: Scientists at UVA, Virginia Tech develop possible COVID-19 vaccine

March 24, 2021 

Health Europa: Preventing COVID-19 infection of the nervous system

News Leader: UVA and Virginia Tech develop a COVID-19 vaccine that may protect against existing and future strains of the virus

News Medical: Neutralizing antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in mice depend on Fc effector function

Fierce Biotech: CureVac’s COVID-19 mRNA vaccine protects mice against aggressive coronavirus variant

Medical Express: A single vaccine to beat all coronaviruses sounds impossible—but scientists are already working on one

March 23, 2021  

News Medical: A new COVID-19 candidate vaccine induces robust humoral and cellular immune responses in mice

 March 22, 2021  

News Medical: Anti-androgen drugs may help disarm coronavirus spike protein, stop progression of COVID-19

News Medical: Could nanoparticle vaccines offer broad protection against sarbecoviruses?

Voice of America:  Resources Going to mRNA after COVID-19 Success

March 20, 2021

Study Finds: Inhalable COVID vaccine? MIT researchers working on immunization potentially more effective than injection

March 17, 2021

Emory University: Drug launched at Emory reduces virus that causes COVID-19 to undetectable levels

March 15, 2021

Irish Tech News: Invertebrate animals in frontline of battle against Covid-19

March 10, 2021 

News Medical: Research demonstrates multivalent nanobodies overcome SARS-CoV-2 variant mutations

European Pharmaceutical Review: New Finnish company to develop a nasal spray vaccine for COVID-19

March 09, 2021

 Union Democrat: RNA worked for COVID-19 vaccines. Could it be used to treat cancer and rare childhood diseases?

Eagle Times: 3 medical innovations fueled by COVID-19 that will outlast the pandemic

Ohio State University: Capitalizing on measles vaccine’s successful history to protect against SARS-CoV-2

March 08, 2021  

News Medical: Novel bioinformatics tool developed in humans and animals could help improve COVID-19 diagnosis

March 07, 2021  

CBS News: Finding a possible early treatment for COVID-19 in a 40-year-old antidepressant

Inquirer: RNA worked for COVID-19 vaccines. Could it be used to treat cancer and rare childhood diseases?

March 4, 2021 

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis: New evidence COVID-19 antibodies, vaccines less effective against variants

News Medical: Cell surface marker CD47 may allow early diagnosis of severe COVID-19

STAT News: Early testing of convalescent plasma: ‘building the plane while flying it’

March 03, 2021  

AVMA: Racing to save humans through animal research

Yahoo: Multiple sclerosis vaccine could be byproduct of animal studies, COVID-19 technology

News Medical: Novel SARS-CoV-2 spike vaccine candidate produces strong neutralizing response in animal studies

March 2, 2021 

Nature: The search for animals harbouring coronavirus — and why it matters

March 1, 2021 

Scientific American: To Beat COVID, We May Need a Good Shot in the Nose

 February 23, 2021  

Washington Post: Can a Vaccinated Person Still Spread the Coronavirus?

New York Times: Future Vaccines Depend on Test Subjects in Short Supply: Monkeys

KLFY: UL Lafayette helps in the development and research of the nation’s first available COVID-19 vaccine

News Medical: Research predicts which mammal species can spread SARS-CoV-2

February 21, 2021 

News Medical: SARS-CoV-2 DNA vaccine tested in animal model

CGTN: Influenza virus can promote COVID-19 infection in cells, mice: study

February 17, 2021 

Cornell University: Nasal spray blocks COVID-19 infection in ferrets

February 10, 2021  

FOX 8 Live: What makes some one a COVID-19 super-spreader?

Indy Week: UNC-Chapel Hill Makes Strides with Drug to Stop COVID-19 Spread

KATC TV: UL reveals role of primate center in vaccine development

February 9, 2021

Tulane University: Researchers unravel what makes someone a COVID-19 super-spreader

CBS 17 TV: UNC COVID-19 treatment sees positive results in mice; human study underway

University of Maryland: Novavax Vaccine Demonstrates Strong Immune Response

New York Times: Could a Single Vaccine Work Against All Coronaviruses?

University of Texas – San Antonio:  Groundbreaking study suggests COVID-19 virus might enter human brain

Medical Express: Antiviral medication works against coronavirus in the lab

February 08, 2021  

News Medical: 4th preclinical study for Novavax in non-human primates, tests SARS-CoV-2 variants

University of Wisconsin: Viral sequencing catches mutations, guides effective public health response

February 05, 2021  

Drug Target Review: New COVID-19 vaccine elicits strong protective immunity in mice and monkeys

VOX: Smallpox used to kill millions of people every year. Here’s how humans beat it.

University of Chicago: How were researchers able to develop COVID-19 vaccines so quickly?

News Medical: Army scientists evaluate three nonhuman primate models of SARS-CoV-2 airborne infection

February 4, 2021 

The Guardian: Covid: Oxford trial to test efficacy of mix of vaccines for individuals

News Medical: Emory MVA COVID-19 vaccine proven safe and effective in mice and monkeys

Full Fact: No evidence that nanoparticles in Covid-19 vaccines affect fertility

Nature: Could mixing COVID vaccines boost immune response?

Medical Express: COVID-19 vaccine developed with new platform proves effective in mice

February 03, 2021  

FOX 8: Tulane University to lead national research partnership to speed up COVID-19 vaccine discoveries

News Medical: J&J SARS-CoV-2 vaccine shows immunity in non-human primates 6 months after vaccination

February 02, 2021  

STAT:  Comparing the Covid-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson

News Medical:  Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccine shows promise in clinical trials

WKYC: Researchers at Ohio State University are studying COVID-19 in animals and the environment to identify future pandemic threats

February 1, 2021 

WKYC: Researchers at Ohio State University are studying COVID-19 in animals and the environment to identify future pandemic threats

The New Yorker: The Coronavirus Vaccine Presents a Dilemma for Pregnant Women

Harvard Business Review: We Need to Start Investing in Antiviral Drugs for the Next Pandemic

January 31, 2021

Prescott e News: Opinion: COVID-19 Is an Unprecedented Tragedy; It Also Made Medical History

January 30, 2021

Inverse: One Health Component Is Crucial to Help Defeat COVID-19

January 29, 2021

Biopharma Dive: J&J says single dose of coronavirus vaccine 66% effective in large trial

Mount Desert Islander: Mouse research aids COVID-19 response

January 28, 2021 

New York Times: What Can Covid-19 Teach Us About the Mysteries of Smell?

Yahoo News: Researchers found far higher levels of coronavirus in the brains of mice than the lungs – a possible explanation for neurological symptoms

Spectrum News: UC Irvine Re­searchers Working on a Vaccine for All Coro­n­aviruses

January 27, 2021  

Futurity: COVID’S attack on the brain may explain odd symptoms

January 26, 2021

NIH: Nanoparticle Technology Holds Promise for Protecting Against Many Coronavirus Strains at Once

January 25, 2021 

News Medical: Promising nanobodies against COVID-19 produced by llamas

Open Access Government: Studies show promising results for new Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

The Indian Express: New research: Rhesus macaque shows promise as model for Covid-19 vaccine studies

Drug Target Review: Rhesus macaques with SARS-CoV-2 develop promising immune response

Yale University: Scientists unravel mystery of sex disparities in COVID-19 outcomes

Medical News Today: COVID-19 and the brain: What do we know so far?

January 23, 2021  

Patch: UC Davis: Rhesus Macaques Develop Promising Immune Response To SARS-CoV-2 Results Suggest Lasting Immunity After Infection

January 22, 2021 

FOX 40: Researchers at UC Davis use rhesus monkeys to understand long-term efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines

Science Daily: NSAIDs might exacerbate or suppress COVID-19 depending on timing, mouse study suggests

Futurity: Hyperimmune Response Model Could Clarify Severe COVID-19

Down to Earth News: Scientists explains the attack of coronavirus on the brain in new study

NBC 4 Los Angeles: UC Irvine Scientists Working on COVID-19 Vaccine in Mice That Would Attack All Strains

Futurity: Hyperimmune Response Model Could Clarify Severe COVID-19

January 21, 2021  

USA Today: Fact check: The vaccine for COVID-19 has been nearly 20 years in the making

Stanford University: Stanford nanoparticle COVID-19 vaccine shows early success in mice

11 Alive: Georgia State research on mice examines how COVID-19 can infect brain

January 20, 2021 

News Medical: COVID-19 and Obesity

Medical Express: Mouse research: How does SARS-CoV-2 get in your head and destroy your sense of smell?

January 19, 2021 

Tulane University: Tulane identifies potential animal model for studying severe COVID-19 infections

Health Day: Nasal Spray COVID Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials

Eurekalert: Rush researchers demonstrate success with new therapy for COVID-19

January 18, 2021 

News Medical: Can transgenic mice studies illuminate neurological complications associated with SARS-CoV-2 in humans?

 January 15, 2021  

The Week: Scientists develop novel vaccine platform to prevent future coronavirus pandemics

January 13, 2021 

The Conversation: Oxford scientists: how we developed our COVID-19 vaccine in record time

January 12, 2021

Eurekalert: Strategy tested in mice protects against SARS-CoV-2 & coronaviruses that represent human threats

Nature: How COVID unlocked the power of RNA vaccines

First Post:  Nanoparticle Vaccine Produces COVID-19 Immunity in Mice After a Single Dose, Study Reports

Eurekalert: SARS-CoV-2 can infect neurons and damage brain tissue, study indicates

NY Daily News: Pfizer’s German partner, BioNTech, achieves breakthrough in quest for multiple sclerosis vaccine

January 11, 2021

WBUR Radio: Why Some Scientists See ‘Unlimited’ Possibility In Technology Behind COVID-19 Vaccines

The Aggie: UC Davis researchers run COVID-19 childhood vaccine trials on infant primates

Science Daily: Study links severe COVID-19 disease to short telomeres

January 7, 2021 

SP Global: Cormac the llama’s tiny antibodies could be key to preventing COVID-19 infection

January 6, 2021 

Drug Target Review: Macaques and baboons show success as models to study SARS-CoV-2

Lab manager: What Are the Best Animal Models for COVID-19 Research?

January 5, 2021

News center Maine: Jackson Lab researches connection between genetics and COVID-19

Technology Networks: Animal Models of SARS-CoV-2 Evaluated

University of Toronto: The next big step’: U of T researchers pursue a treatment for vision loss

January 4, 2021 

Stanford University: Stanford single-dose nanoparticle vaccine for COVID-19

New York Times: How Bharat Biotech’s Vaccine Works

Medical News Today: COVID-19 pandemic 2020: The search for a vaccine

Global Biodefense: Results of Comprehensive SARS-CoV-2 Non-Human Primate Study Published

Contagion Live: Rhesus Macaques, Baboons and Marmosets as Models for SARS-CoV-2 Virus in Humans

January 03, 2021  

The Mercury: “Investing in basic science”: K-State research on virus mutations in animals could benefit human fight against COVID-19

December 30, 2020  

New York Times: How the Sinopharm Vaccine Works

December 22, 2020 

NIH: NIH neuroscientists isolate promising mini antibodies against COVID-19 from a llama

Fierce Pharma: Targeted delivery, oral vaccines and mRNA 2.0: The next generation of drugs and prophylactics in the fight against COVID-19

December 21, 2020 

The National Herald: Regeneron’s Quest for an Antibody Drug to Fight COVID-19

Gen Eng News: SARS-CoV-2’s Spike Protein Can Enter the Brain in Mice

December 19, 2020 

Newsweek: Primates Used in Testing of Juvenile COVID-19 Vaccine Show ‘Promising’ Results

Biospace: Moderna Announces FDA Authorization of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine in U.S.

December 18, 2020 

Penn Today: Repurposing a proven gene therapy approach to treat, prevent COVID-19

December 17, 2020 

University of Copenhagen: Danish Researchers’ Inhalation Treatment for COVID-19 Passes Animal Testing

The Cornell Sun: The COVID-19 Vaccine, Explained by Cornell Virologists

Science Daily: COVID-19 virus enters the brain, research strongly suggest

News Medical: Study shows an inflammatory response in the mice brain is responsible for severe COVID-19

December 16, 2020 

The Guardian: WHO research team expected to travel to Wuhan to investigate coronavirus origin

The Conversation: Severe COVID may be caused by ‘autoantibodies’ – here is what that means

December 15, 2020 

The Columbus Dispatch: Ohio State sells animal-tested COVID-19 vaccine technology to India pharmaceutical company

NIH: Research in nonhuman primate shows antibodies and T cells protect against SARS-CoV-2

December 14, 2020 

Futurity: Lab-Made Killer T-Cell Attacks Cells That Cause Diabetes

Fierce Biotech: COVID-19 nasal spray from Eureka Therapeutics protects mice against infection

The Atlantic: How Science Beat the Virus

The Philadelphia Inquirer:  A humidifier could help ward off COVID-19, but don’t overdo it

The Science Times:  Inhaled Vaccines Show Effectiveness in Strengthening Immune Response in Mice, Primates

The Washington Post: Scientists focus on bats for clues to prevent next pandemic

December 12, 2020

The Guardian: Origin story: what do we know now about where coronavirus came from?

December 11, 2020

Drug Target Review: Inhaled vaccine induces strong immune response in animal models

Miami New Times: The COVID Vaccine Is Almost Here — And We Have Monkeys to Thank

News Medical: Study shows how coronavirus uses spike proteins to infiltrate cells of different animals

WABI TV: Some dogs can detect COVID-19 in sweat, study says

December 10, 2020 

The Weather Channel: Cats, Dogs Among Most Susceptible Animals to Novel Coronavirus Infection After Humans: Research

December 7, 2020

News medical: Topoisomerase 1 inhibition prevents SARS-CoV-2-induced inflammation and death in animal models

Science Daily: Scientists discover how COVID-19 virus causes multiple organ failure in mice

December 6, 2020

KERA News: Immune Response In Animals Good News For COVID-19 Vaccine Development

December 4, 2020 

New York Times: Could a Blood Test Show if a Covid-19 Vaccine Works?

The Hill: Biotech company seeking FDA approval to test nasal spray as short-term coronavirus protection

KUT Radio: Meet The Lab Mice Helping Scientists Find A COVID-19 Vaccine

December 3, 2020 

News Medical: Novel “multitope” vaccine shows promise in the fight against COVID-19

Fierce Biotech: COVID-19 vaccines based on novel platforms show early promise in mice

December 2, 2020 

Deseret.com: Hamsters genetically engineered by USU researchers are on the front lines of COVID-19 vaccine trials in Belgium

Nature: Meet the scientists investigating the origins of the COVID pandemic

December 1, 2020

Drug Target Review: COVID-19 vaccine candidate is 96.4 percent effective in mice, study shows

Tulane University: Strong initial immune response could produce worst COVID outcome, Tulane study says

Medical Express: US scientists developing nasal spray to prevent COVID-19

KSNT TV: Alpacas, llamas may hold key to alternative COVID-19 vaccine

November 30, 2020

The University of Alabama in Huntsville:  Promising lab results in quest to find naturally occurring anti-COVID therapies

BGR: Incredible new drug might work even better than a coronavirus vaccine

November 27, 2020

Toronto.com: How do we know the COVID-19 vaccine is safe? Who reviews it? You sent us questions, and we asked an expert at Health Canada

November 23, 2020 

BBC: Oxford vaccine: How did they make it so quickly?

November 20, 2020 

The News: Why does COVID seem to spare children? Vandy has an answer

Fierce Biotech: Adagio’s COVID-19 antibody protects mice and zaps related viruses in lab tests

The Guardian: What has to happen before a Covid vaccine can be used?

November 19, 2020 

BBC: Covid: Oxford vaccine shows ‘encouraging’ immune response in older adults

November 18, 2020  

Science Daily: In the lab, scientists identify possible COVID-19 treatment

Medical Express: How a lung injury study helped inspire new COVID-19 drug trials

November 16, 2020 

News Medical: Primate model helps detect features of COVID-19 virus

NIH: Promising Interim Results from Clinical Trial of NIH-Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

Medical Dialogues: Cornea appears to be resistant to COVID-19 infection, finds study

KYW Radio: Research behind COVID-19 vaccine development began at Penn lab decades ago

November 15, 2020 

News Medical: Researchers explain why COVID-19 infects older people and spares younger children

November 13, 2020 

The Scientist: SARS-CoV-2 Exits Cells Via Lysosomes

Science Daily: Common SARS-CoV-2 mutation may make COVID-19 more susceptible to a vaccine

Endpoints: Shortage of monkeys slowed down Eli Lilly’s Covid-19 antibody partner. And it’s a problem for everyone

The Print: Netherlands study says SARS-CoV-2 virus can jump between mink and humans

November 12, 2020 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Matthew R. Bailey: Shortage of animals could delay a vaccine

VOA: mRNA: Technology behind Two COVID-19 Vaccines

Newswise: Why Does COVID-19 Seem to Spare Children?

November 10, 2020  

WPVI-TV: Penn Medicine researcher laid groundwork for Pfizer, Moderna vaccines 

Yale Daily News: Yale scientists discover genes that could be COVID treatment targets

 November 09, 2020  

News Medical: Promising yeast-expressed SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate effective in mice

KHOU-TV: Researchers developing nasal spray to combat COVID-19 | Connect the Dots

November 3, 2020 

BGR.com: You won’t believe how scientists created this ‘ultrapotent’ coronavirus vaccine

Weather Channel: Nanoparticle Based COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promising Results in Mice: Study

November 2, 2020 

KKOH Radio: Scientists Testing Animals in Effort to Understand COVID-19

October 30, 2020

Science News: How two immune system chemicals may trigger COVID-19’s deadly cytokine storms

The Chronicle Herald: Colby Cosh: The hunt for the critter to blame for COVID

KTRK TV: Texas A&M study examines COVID-19 and pets

Des Moines Register: Small particles, big change: Iowa scientists awarded $2 million in CARES funding for COVID-19 nanovaccine

Science Daily: Rapid method finds potent COVID-19 monoclonal antibody among a trillion possibilities

October 28, 2020 

National Institutes of Health: NIH scientists discover key pathway in lysosomes that coronaviruses use to exit cells

October 27, 2020 

Science Magazine: ‘Every minute counts.’ This immunologist rapidly reshaped her lab to tackle COVID-19

October 26, 2020 

Global Newswire: Taconic Biosciences launches critical model for COVID-19 research

Nature: The tale of a mouse-lab mastermind

Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News: How a Virus Can Trigger Diabetes

Technology Networks: The Global Push for a COVID-19 Vaccine

October 23, 2020 

Reuters: Positive pre-clinical data for CureVac’s COVID-19 vaccine

October 22, 2020 

Scientific American: What We Know So Far about How COVID Affects the Nervous System

October 21, 2020 

KSAT TV: New study shows antibodies help in fight against COVID-19

October 20, 2020 

Medical Express: Research team describes how a virus can cause diabetes

WBRC TV: Inhaled COVID-19 treatment tested at UAB shows promise

October 19, 2020 

University of Alabama-Birmingham: Preclinical testing of inhaled monoclonal antibody for COVID-19 shows therapeutic efficacy

October 14, 2020 

News Medical Today: Influenza drug shows promise against SARS-CoV-2

Medical Express: New study highlights risks associated with the sequential infection of influenza followed by COVID-19

Live Mint: Sanofi plans human trial after mRNA vaccine works with animals

News Medical: High-titer convalescent plasma reduced COVID-19 symptom severity in green monkeys

October 13, 2020 

Medical Express: Inhaled vaccines aim to fight coronavirus at its point of attack

Nature: How anti-aging drugs could boost COVID vaccines in older people

October 12, 2020 

The Conversation: COVID-19 masks FAQs: How can cloth stop a tiny virus? What’s the best fabric? Do they protect the wearer?

BBC: Covid: Why bats are not to blame, say scientists

News Medical: Nasal spray COVID-19 vaccine shows promising results in mice

Scientific American: Lab-Made ‘Miniproteins’ Could Block the Coronavirus from Infecting Cells

Yahoo News: Inhaled coronavirus vaccines are under development — and could be more effective than an injection

October 10, 2020  

Forbes: Science May Be The Real Winner In 2020 Polls

October 08, 2020  

Dayton 24/7: Antibody drugs are no cure but seem promising for COVID-19

October 07, 2020

News Medical: Experimental Chinese SARS-CoV-2 vaccine appears safe in early trials

Science Magazine: Saying human trials aren’t enough, researchers call for comparison of COVID-19 vaccines in monkeys

Medical News Today: COVID-19: Nitric oxide shows promise as antiviral treatment

Gruntstuff: Johnson & Johnson starts human vaccine trials after monkey study

The Statesman: When, realistically, should the world expect a vaccine?

MarketWatch: How the EU will speed up approval of eventual COVID-19 vaccine

 October 06, 2020  

KENS-TV: San Antonio lab clones COVID-19 in race for a cure

KCNC-TV: UCHealth Conducts Clinical Trials For Regeneron Antibody Treatment Given To President Trump

Vanderbilt University: Researchers develop  COVID-19 animal susceptibility prediction tool

Argus Leader: A South Dakota company says it’s making progress on a COVID-19 vaccine for pets

Nature: Face masks: what the data say

News Medical: Older heavier COVID-19 positives likely to be superspreaders

October 5, 2020 

Science Magazine: Update: Here’s what is known about Trump’s COVID-19 treatment

Cornell Chronicle: RNA analysis at heart of COVID-19 testing

October 01, 2020  

Philadelphia magazine: COVID Vaccine Skepticism Is on the Rise. Here’s What Experts Say Could Change That.

Biopharma Dive: Preclinical done right: The importance of using relevant animal models in gene therapy studies

Brink News: How and When Will We Know That a COVID-19 Vaccine Is Safe and Effective?

September 30, 2020  

BioSpace: Early Data Shows Regeneron’s COVID-19 Antibody Cocktail Helps Patients Recover Faster

September 29, 2020 

New York Times: Studies Begin to Untangle Obesity’s Role in Covid-19

September 28, 2020  

Biospace: J&J’s Single-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Generates Strong Immune Response, Early Data Shows

Yale Daily News: Coronavirus could invade the brain, two Yale studies suggest

September 27, 2020 

Daily Progress: Opinion/Commentary: A safe COVID-19 vaccine: How, when will we know?

Saint Louis Today: ‘Underdog’ vaccine from Washington University may kill the coronavirus

September 24, 2020 

National Interest: Will a COVID-19 Vaccine be Safe and Effective? How and When Will We Know?

September 23, 2020 

Bustle: 6 Myths About The COVID-19 Vaccine, Debunked By Doctors

New York Times: Johnson & Johnson Begins Large Trial of Its One-Shot Vaccine

St. Louis Today: St. Louis startup licenses ‘underdog’ COVID-19 vaccine from Washington University

September 22, 2020 

Science Daily: COVID-19 mortality rates higher among men than women

Corvallis Advocate: The State of COVID Antibody Tests

September 21, 2020 

Smithsonian: Why Covid-19 Patients Are Suffering From Distorted and Phantom Smells

September 20, 2020

News Medical: Scientists investigate active plasma metabolite of remdesivir in SARS-CoV-2 mouse model

September 17, 2020  

News Medical: SARS-CoV-2 Spike D614G Mutant is More Transmissible than Other Mutants

ABC News: How did coronavirus get transferred from animals to humans? Scientists may have an answer

September 16, 2020 

Minneapolis Star Tribune: Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations

Patch: Pitt Announces Progress In Possible Coronavirus Treatment

Fierce Biotech: Tiny biologic drug to fight COVID-19 shows promise in animal models

September 15, 2020 

Philadelphia Inquirer: Pitt scientists discover potential coronavirus remedy — at least, for mice and hamsters

The Modesto Bee: You had COVID-19. Should you take the vaccine anyway? Scientists search for an answer

National Review: Animal Testing Discovers New Antibody Component for Fight against COVID

Technology Networks: Tiny Antibody Component Neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 in Animal Models

Yahoo News: Vaxart Gets FDA Nod for Phase I Study on Coronavirus Vaccine

September 14, 2020 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pitt scientists make antibody discovery that could potentially treat, prevent COVID-19.

September 13, 2020  

Live Science: The new coronavirus can infect brain cells, study finds

September 10, 2020 

USA Today: America is facing a monkey shortage as demand skyrockets for COVID-19 research, experts say

September 09, 2020  

New York Times: How the Coronavirus Attacks the Brain

Fierce Biotech: Pfizer, BioNTech report ‘strong’ immune response in animals to COVID-19 mRNA vaccine candidate

BGR.com: One leading coronavirus vaccine might be ready next month

September 8, 2020 

Nature: The coronavirus is mutating — does it matter?

The New Yorker: The State of the Fight Against COVID-19

WJXT: Trio of medications showing early promise against coronavirus, UF Health researchers find

September 07, 2020  

Technology Networks: Vaccine Shows Protection Against SARS-CoV-2 in Animals

 September 06, 2020  

BGR.com: There’s already one coronavirus vaccine that has been approved, but does it actually work?

September 3, 2020 

Washington Post: A common North American mouse can catch and spread the coronavirus in labs, studies show

Medical Express: In animal studies, nanoparticle treatment induces antibodies against SARS-CoV-2

Science Magazine: Coronavirus Vaccine Roundup

WOIO TV: Ohio State University researchers working on promising COVID-19 vaccine

International Business Times: Coronavirus Vaccine From Johnson & Johnson Shows Promise, Prevents Severe Illness In Hamsters

New York Times:  What We Know About the C.D.C.’s Covid-19 Vaccine Plans

September 02, 2020  

Web MD: COVID-19 Researchers Face a Monkey Shortage

Ohio State University: Experimental vaccine that boosts antigen production shows promise against COVID-19

August 31 2020

Puget Sound Business Journal: UW Medicine lays out road to a Covid-19 vaccine

WTTG TV: Research suggests coronavirus vaccine will likely require 2 shots to be effective

The Atlantic: America Is Running Low on a Crucial Resource for COVID-19 Vaccines

ABC (Australia): Coronavirus doesn’t have a vaccine or a cure yet, but here are some possible options you might have heard about

August 30, 2020 

Cosmos Magazine: Strategies behind the great vaccine race

August 27, 2020 

New York Times: What if the First Coronavirus Vaccines Aren’t the Best?

Medical News Today: COVID-19: Nasal vaccine shows promise in mouse study

Medical Express: Scientists establish first lethal mouse model for COVID-19

August 26, 2020 

US News: Flu Virus Can Travel on Dust Particles. Does the Same Hold True for Coronavirus?

August 25, 2020

University of Alabama at Birmingham: Preclinical study of COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows potent T-cell responses

Scientific American: ‘Warp Speed’ COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts Aim for Diverse Volunteers and Long-Lasting Protection

ZME Science: Our white blood cells could be ‘reprogrammed’ to lower inflammation on demand

AL.com: Alabama research into nasal spray vaccine for coronavirus posts promising results

Science Magazine: The coronavirus may shut down the immune system’s vital classrooms

August 24, 2020  

Medical Express:  Antibody research could boost coronavirus testing, therapies and vaccines

Undark: Why Do Some People Weather Coronavirus Infection Unscathed?

Quanta magazine: Can Vaccines for Wildlife Prevent Human Pandemics?

International Business Times: Coronavirus In Animals: Several Vertebrate Species Found Susceptible To SARS-CoV-2

August 23, 2020  

Medical News Today: Respiratory viruses may spread via airborne dust

Deccan Herald: Many animal species may be vulnerable to coronavirus infection: Study

August 22, 2020  

Yahoo News: New Covid-19 Vaccine Injected Via Nose Found to Prevent Infection in Mice in Major Breakthrough

August 21, 2020 

News Medical: Macaques show low neutralizing antibody and cellular immune response to SARS-CoV-2

August 20, 2020 

Discover: Cloth Masks Do Protect the Wearer — Breathing in Less Coronavirus Means You Get Less Sick

Chicago Tribune: A coronavirus vaccine that is safe, effective: How do we get there?

Medical Express: Vaccine strategy could aid in COVID-19 immunization

Technology Networks: Long-Term COVID-19 Immunity May Be Prevented by Cytokine Storms

News Medical:Researchers identify mechanism that explains lower-quality immune response in COVID-19 patients

August 19, 2020 

News Medical: Single-dose adenovirus-vectored vaccine protects mice against SARS-CoV-2

Clinicalomics: COVID-19 May Prompt Strong T Cell Response in Mild Cases with No Detectable Virus-Specific Antibodies

August 18, 2020  

Popular Science: Animal Studies Show Tiny Dust Particles Could Help Spread Viruses Like the Flu

August 17, 2020 

The Lewiston Tribune: Do bats hold clues to preventing the next pandemic?

Futurity: Proof-of-Concept COVID-19 Vaccine Prevents Pneumonia in Mice

Texas Public Radio: The COVID-19 Vaccine: Inside America’s Race For An Answer

Nature: What the immune response to the coronavirus says about the prospects for a vaccine

August 14, 2020 

News Medical: Experimental COVID-19 vaccine prevents severe disease in mice

August 13, 2020  

Washington Post: These are the top coronavirus vaccines to watch

Washington Post: The Keys to Speed in Race for Vaccine, and Its Perils

August 12, 2020 

7News TV – Australia: Immediate protection’: New way to prevent and treat COVID tested

Medical Express: Scientists identify hundreds of drug candidates to treat COVID-19

News Medical: Research looks at convalescent plasma use in COVID-19 mouse model

Associated Press: Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

August 11, 2020 

Spokesman Review: The race for a COVID-19 vaccine continues, even in Washington state

KITV-TV: Previous vaccines and masks may hold down Covid-19, some researchers say

Science News: How two coronavirus drugs for cats might help humans fight COVID-19

STAT: Inspired by llamas’ unique antibodies, scientists create a potent anti-coronavirus molecule

STAT: Antibody drugs could be one of the best weapons against Covid-19. But will they matter?

Chemistry World: Encouraging signs from initial Covid-19 vaccine trials

New York Times: How Covid Sends Some Bodies to War With Themselves

Patch: Stanford Labs Transition To Covid-19 Studies

August 10, 2020  

Science Daily: Novel approach reduces SCA1 symptoms in animal model

University of Georgia: Mouse study suggests COVID-19 does not directly damage taste bud cells.

The New Yorker Magazine: Can Designer Mice Save Us from COVID-19?

Live Science: Decoys could trick COVID-19, keep humans safe from infection

August 7, 2020

Medical News Today: Hope in defeating COVID-19: More therapeutic and vaccine advances

August 6, 2020 

Digital Journal: Current medications can block coronavirus replication in the lab

Science Daily: COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in mouse studies

August 5, 2020 

National Institutes of Health: NIH-Moderna investigational COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in mouse studies

Lethbridge News: Canadian company urges human trials after COVID-19 vaccine results in mice

Medical News Today: New antivirals kill SARS-CoV-2

August 4, 2020 

Texas Standard: The Role Transgenic Mice Play In The Race For A Covid Vaccine

University of Washington: HIV vaccine design strategy holds promise for COVID-19

Science Blog: Decoy Receptor Neutralizes Coronavirus In Cell Cultures

News Medical: Regeneron antibody cocktail shows promise as potential COVID-19 treatment

Drug Target Review: Protease inhibitors with antiviral activity against coronaviruses developed

August 03, 2020  

Wisconsin News: UW lab partners with North Carolina company on COVID-19 vaccine

 August 02, 2020  

LA Times: Scientists study coronavirus outbreaks among minks in Europe

News Medical: The race to a coronavirus vaccine

July 31, 2020 

Scientific American: Concerns about Waning COVID-19 Immunity Are Likely Overblown

GenEng News: Vaccine Effectiveness Could be Boosted in the Elderly

July 30, 2020  

San Diego Tribune: Several COVID-19 vaccines limit viral growth in monkeys, reports show

Science Magazine: Coronavirus Challenges in Primates, Compared

WGN Radio: When can we realistically expect a coronavirus vaccine?

Knowable Magazine: Getting a Covid-19 vaccine — quickly and safely

Star Advertiser: University of Hawaii medical school coronavirus vaccine sparks rapid immunity in mice

Washington State University:  Bracing for the next pandemic

New York Times: Johnson & Johnson’s Coronavirus Vaccine Protects Monkeys, Study Finds

July 29, 2020  

Triangle Business Journal: Heat Biologics: Covid-19 vaccine candidate shows promise in animal testing

July 28, 2020  

Seattle Times: Moderna Vaccine Test in Monkeys Shows Promise

Bloomberg: New Coronavirus Turns Out to Be Decades Old — in Bats

July 27, 2020 

Digital Journal: Essential Science: Why coronavirus causes smell loss is revealed

GovTech: Kansas State University Lab Pivots to Fight COVID-19

New York Times: Masks May Reduce Viral Dose, Some Experts Say

July 24, 2020  

News Medical: Experimental mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine elicits protective immune responses in animals

July 21, 2020

News Medical: Mouse model of fatal COVID-19 developed for vaccine and drug testing

Elemental: A Day in the Life of a Scientist in the Coronavirus Vaccine Race

July 20, 2020  

News Medical: COVID-19 vaccine displays protective traits in nonhuman primates

July 15, 2020

WVUE-TV: Tulane researcher optimistic about a vaccine that is entering advanced stages of testing

Interesting Engineering: New Protective COVID-19 Antibodies Tested Effective

Bloomberg Businessweek: Covid Vaccine Front-Runner Is Months Ahead of Her Competition

Maverick Citizen: Covid-19: Clinical trials steam ahead in the race to find a vaccine

July 14, 2020  

Montreal Gazette: New molecule attacks COVID-19 on two fronts

The Knoxville News Sentinel: Tennessee scientists have partnered on cutting-edge discoveries in a race against COVID-19

Stanford: Pathogens suppress immune response with molecule, a possible drug target, Stanford researchers find

July 13, 2020

Harvard: New vaccine platform technology uses red blood cells to generate targeted immune responses in mice

Medical News Today: COVID-19: Linking loss of smell, depression, and anxiety through human and animal studies

The Scientist: How Social Isolation Affects the Brain

Science News: Remdesivir study suggests antiviral can cut death risk in people, stop virus growth in cells and mice

July 10, 2020 

Medical News Today: Hopeful COVID-19 research: Testing new vaccines, repurposing old ones

WZTV: Anti-viral drug potentially inhibits COVID-19 causing virus in human lung cells

 July 08, 2020  

PBS: How a coronavirus vaccine will get to market

Tulane University: Tulane researchers find that coronavirus can survive in air for hours

Medical Express: Report finds rising trend of viruses jumping from animal hosts to humans

Daily Pioneer: How close are we to the silver bullet?

Belfast Telegraph: Animal studies could help test for Covid-19 airborne transmission

Science: Can boosting interferons, the body’s frontline virus fighters, beat COVID-19?

CNN: Even without a Covid-19 vaccine, there’s reason for hope

July 7, 2020

Kenosha News: UW drug delivery study uses same method as COVID-19 vaccine candidate

GenEng News: COVID-19 Research: Women Are Changing the Face of the Pandemic

Futurity: How Air Pollution Makes COVID-19 Worse

DBusiness:  U-M Researchers Discover How Distracting a White Blood Cell May Stop COVID-19 Deaths

July 6, 2020 

Precision Vaccinations: Double Coronavirus Antibody Cocktail Launches Phase 3 Study

Telegraph: Scientists race to answer six key questions about the coronavirus

Biospace: Regeneron launches phase III COVID-19 prevention trial with antibody cocktail following studies in mice.

July 04, 2020

VOA: Researchers Launch Large Trials of COVID-19 Candidate Vaccines

July 2, 2020 

The Tennessean: HBCU scientist working on COVID-19 antiviral

July 01, 2020  

BGR: The coronavirus is making our cells grow tentacles

June 30, 2020 

CTV: Canadian-made COVID-19 vaccine ready to start human trials soon

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News: INOVIO Reports Positive Interim Phase I Data for COVID-19 DNA Vaccine, Joins “Warp Speed” Primate Study

June 26, 2020 

Discover Magazine: Deadly Animal Diseases Can Jump to Humans. Is Vaccinating Wildlife the Answer?

Medical News Today: COVID-19: Could gut bacteria be involved?

June 25, 2020 

RTL: Italy study shows mosquitoes cannot transmit coronavirus

Oxford Mail: Two doses of Oxford University coronavirus vaccine tested on pigs

Stanford Medicine:  The race for a COVID-19 vaccine: What’s ahead

 June 24, 2020  

Outside Magazine: How Do We Prevent the Next Pandemic?

Nature: Mounting clues suggest the coronavirus might trigger diabetes

June 23, 2020 

Newsweek: Nearly 150 Potential Coronavirus Vaccines Are Being Developed Globally

Forbes: Progress In Monoclonal Antibodies For The Treatment And Prevention-Of Covid-19

The Independent: Coronavirus: ‘Significant step’ in development of vaccine for animals

June 22, 2020 

CNN: This super safe lab protects researchers as they race to develop a coronavirus vaccine

University of Wisconsin: Hamsters develop protective immunity to COVID-19 and are protected by convalescent sera

June 19, 2020

First Post: First Human Trials of COVID-19 RNA-Based Vaccine by Imperial Researchers, Now Underway

France 24; In China’s vaccine race, shortage of monkeys and weekends

Medical News Today: Duo of antiviral drugs strongly inhibits SARS-CoV-2 in the lab

June 18, 2020

Tufts University: Researchers Across Tufts Pivot to Fight COVID-19

June 17, 2020

KPCC Radio: Cows Help With COVID-19 Treatment, No Bull

Harvard University: Old Drugs and COVID-19

News Medical: Scientists examine SARS-CoV-2 cell entry in different species

KGTV TV: UCSD researchers testing ‘nanosponges’ to fight COVID-19

June 16, 2020

Technology Networks:  “Super Potent” COVID-19 Neutralizing Antibodies Isolated and Successfully Tested in Animals

Science Daily: Researchers identify potent antibody cocktail to treat COVID-19

June 15, 2020 

Boston Herald: Beating back the coronavirus: Harvard researchers look for a cure

The Guardian: Coronavirus vaccine trial by Imperial College London begins

Pharmaceutical Technology: Daiichi Sankyo to develop Covid-19 vaccine candidate in Japan

June 14, 2020  

VOA: Alpaca Helps to Make COVID-19 Vaccine

June 12, 2020 

WKZO Radio: How a vaccine made of mosquito spit could help stop the next epidemic

Inverse: Future Covid-19 Treatments Could Be Thanks to Cows, Llamas, and Pangolins

International Business Times: Genetically engineered lab mice to boost COVID-19 vaccine and research: Experts 

BGR: Dr. Fauci delivered more good news about coronavirus vaccines

June 11, 2020 

The Arizona Republic:  Mice can’t catch COVID-19, so a UA lab is making new kind of mouse

University of Connecticut: UConn Researcher Talks Vaccine Realities in an Unprecedented Time

Fierce Biotech: COVID-19 vaccine from China’s Sinopharm clears animal tests

The Economist: An animal model of COVID-19 is now available

June 10, 2020 

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Mouse model of COVID-19, key in accelerating research, developed by Washington U.

Raleigh News and Observer: Here’s how UNC is spending $29 million on coronavirus research

Harvard Magazine: Ending an Epidemic

June 9, 2020

New York Times: Can a Vaccine for Covid-19 Be Developed in Record Time?

ABC News: A list of COVID-19 vaccines that are being studied in clinical trials

Daily Mail: Giving coronavirus patients remdesivir early may prevent deadly lung damage, suggests study that showed it blocked respiratory disease in monkeys

June 08, 2020

News Medical: New study involving mice shows possible alternative pathway of SARS-CoV-2 infection in overactive bladder

Spokesman Review:  Letter to the editor: Thank our biomedical researchers

June 07, 2020

The Times-Picayune: Could measles vaccine protect some coronavirus patients? Tulane researcher aims to find out

News Medical: Mouse research: SARS-CoV-2 invasion of central nervous system through olfactory tract

June 05, 2020

Nature: Frozen cells and empty cages: researchers struggle to revive stalled experiments after the lockdown

June 4, 2020 

Science Magazine: Why coronavirus hits men harder: sex hormones offer clues

USA Today: A coronavirus vaccine could require you to get two shots. Here’s why.

June 3, 2020 

Medium: New Gene-Edited Lab Mice Are Especially Good at Catching Covid-19

Rivard Report: Texas Biomed: Larger Primates Best Model in COVID-19 Vaccine Study

Medical News Today:  COVID-19: Drug targets enzymes that enable virus to invade cells

Vox: Why a vaccine may not be enough to end the pandemic

June 2, 2020 

Associated Press: Monkeys, ferrets offer needed clues in COVID-19 vaccine race

The Tribune-Democrat:  Pitt expert: Antibody injections could fight COVID-19 infections

June 1, 2020 

Science Alert: Scientists Find a Way to Infect Mice With Coronavirus. Here’s Why That’s So Important

Medical Express: Antibody injections could fight COVID-19 infections – an infectious disease expert explains the prospects

 May 31, 2020  

The Cavalier Daily: University doctors use previous research to spearhead coronavirus vaccination

May 28, 2020

Scientific American: COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Search for Antibodies That ‘First Do No Harm’

AVMA: Researchers look at role of pets in COVID-19 transmission

538.com: COVID-19 Is A Respiratory Disease. So Why Is It Affecting Patients’ Hearts And Brains?

Inlander: WSU is testing animals for COVID-19 to learn more about how the virus moves between species

KDKA TV: University Of Pittsburgh Researcher Says Coronavirus Vaccine Could Take Until Early Next Year

May 27, 2020

Speaking of Research: A small number of monkeys could help millions of people: Coronavirus vaccine testing

Science Daily: Mouse model mimics SARS-CoV-2 infection in humans

May 26, 2020

Medical Express: Coronavirus: why we’re using llamas to help fight the pandemic

The Morning Journal (Ohio): Six COVID-19 Research Projects Launched by Cincinnati Children’s

Sky News: Coronavirus: Thailand trialling COVID-19 vaccine on monkeys

May 25, 2020 

East Oregonian: Oregon primate study gives hope for post-infection immunity to COVID-19

VOA News: Thailand Enters Global Race for Vaccine With Trials on Monkeys

Minneapolis Star Tribune: US company trials coronavirus vaccine candidate in Australia

The Globe and Mail (Canada) : Canadian coronavirus vaccine candidate delivers promising results in animal tests

May 23, 2020 

Medical News Today: Why we need more research on animal infection with the new coronavirus

May 22, 2020 

The Australian: The race around the world for an effective coronavirus vaccine

Minneapolis Star Tribune:  What scientists are learning to try to be ready for what’s after COVID-19

May 21, 2020 

STAT: ‘It’s something I have never seen’: How the Covid-19 virus hijacks cells

NIH Director’s Blog: Enlisting Monoclonal Antibodies in the Fight Against COVID-19

Fierce Biotech: Harvard animal studies suggest COVID-19 protection can come from previous infection or DNA vaccine

New England Journal of Medicine: Developing Covid-19 Vaccines at Pandemic Speed

Firstpost: Harvard studies show DNA vaccines provide partial immunity and antibodies prevent reinfection

GEN & Biotechnology News: Expediting COVID-19 Research

CBS News: Monkey trials show promising COVID-19 vaccine results

May 20, 2020 

US News: Inovio Says COVID-19 Vaccine Produces Antibodies in Mice, Guinea Pigs

TuftsNow: Searching for Ways to Defeat COVID-19

May 19, 2020 

KTVT TV: Finding A Cure: Texas Research Lab Confirms Drug Blocks Coronavirus In Human Cells

The Telegram & Gazette (Central Massachusetts): COVID-19 from humans to animals ‘highly unlikely,’ study at Tufts finds

May 18, 2020 

WVUE TV: Tulane scientists discuss ongoing coronavirus research including plans to vaccinate animals

STAT: Early data show Moderna Covid-19 vaccine generates immune response

Nature:  Animal source of the coronavirus continues to elude scientists

New York Times: Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Shows Promising Early Results

The Guardian: Five organisations in the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine

May 17, 2020

News Medical: Study involving mice shows human monoclonal antibodies can effectively neutralize SARS-CoV-2

May 16, 2020 

The Hawk Eye: Iowa mice key in race for COVID-19 treatments

May 15, 2020 

NIH: Investigational ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine protects monkeys against COVID-19 pneumonia

NBC: Coronavirus vaccine: This week’s updates from Oxford and the NIH

WHYY Radio: The great research mouse rescue amid the pandemic

The California Aggie: UC Davis research finds strong links between emerging infectious diseases, threatened animal species

The California Aggie: Testing of COVID-19 skin patch vaccine begun by Verndari Inc. in collaboration with UC Davis

Pharmaceutical Technology: Oxford University’s Covid-19 vaccine shows promise in animal study

May 14, 2020 

Science Daily: SARS lessons for COVID-19 vaccine design

Knowable Magazine: Building a mouse squad against Covid-19

ABC – Australia:  Coronavirus family tree tracing could prove key to controlling new outbreaks

Nature: Dogs caught coronavirus from their owners, genetic analysis suggests

Bangor Daily News: Cats with no symptoms spread virus to other cats in lab test

Scientific American: From Hamsters to Baboons: The Animals Helping Scientists Understand the Coronavirus

May 13, 2020 

The Salt Lake Tribune: Coronavirus and immunity — what the latest research says about people who already beat the disease

Medical Express: Can a drug developed for sickle cell anemia mitigate lung damage in patients with COVID-19?

May 11, 2020 

Telangana Today: Even animals benefit from social distancing to prevent disease

KLEW TV: Researchers investigate how COVID-19 is transmitted from humans to pets

Wired: The Search for a Covid-19 Research Animal Model

iPolitics: One of Canada’s vaccine hopefuls has shown promise in ferrets – so now what?

Science Daily: A close relative of SARS-CoV-2 found in bats offers more evidence it evolved naturally

May 10, 2020 

The Philadelphia Inquirer: How long immunity lasts after a coronavirus infection and what that means for vaccines

Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette: Opinion: Developing a treatment

May 7, 2020

Inverse: An Animal Once Linked to Covid-19 Could Be the Key to Better Treatment

Neurology Today: COVID-19 Closes Labs, Slows Data Collection—The Impact on Neurology Research

KTRK TV: FDA approves coronavirus vaccine’s next phase in clinical trial

May 6, 2020

Washington Post: The urgent quest for a coronavirus treatment involves door-to-door blood collection and a llama named Winter

Forbes: Meet The Animal Heroes Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

May 5, 2020

The Conversation: Exercise may help reduce risk of deadly COVID-19 complication: ARDS

Discover Magazine: COVID-19 Antibody Testing: Tougher Than True/False

The Print: Can computers find a potential drug to fight Covid-19? Experts say it’s a long journey

Science Magazine: The race is on for antibodies that stop the new coronavirus

May 4, 2020

Science Daily: Activation of the SARS coronavirus 2 revealed

Chicago Business:  Scientists use genetically modified mice to create antibody that defeats coronavirus in lab

The Incline: Meet the Pitt researchers working to end the COVID-19 pandemic

Sky News: Coronavirus: Scientists hail ‘groundbreaking’ discovery of antibody which prevents infection

May 3, 2019

Washington Post: Inside the extraordinary race to invent a coronavirus vaccine

May 2, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The fight for a cure includes animal studies

April 29, 2020

UC Davis: COVID-19 Vaccine With Patch Delivery Technology Enters Preclinical Testing at UC Davis

Live Science: Why are more men dying from COVID-19?

Tri-State Livestock News: MSU researcher examines animal origins of COVID-19

CNN: The Race for a Vaccine: Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s coronavirus podcast for April 29

April 28, 2020

NBC: ‘Fogging’ technology used by animal caretakers to clean rooms where animals are housed now helping in the battle against coronavirus

April 25, 2020 

Business Insider:  How studies on everything from monkeys and ferrets to mice, cats, and dogs are helping researchers in the fight against the coronavirus crisis

CBC: A race against the disease’: Canadian researchers part of global effort to develop COVID-19 vaccine

The Dartmouth: Researchers continue essential work in on-campus labs

April 24, 2020 

Live Science:  New COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in monkeys. Next step: humans

April 23, 2020 

Scientific American: Three Ways to Make Coronavirus Drugs In a Hurry

Science Magazine: COVID-19 vaccine protects monkeys from new coronavirus, Chinese biotech reports

The Johns Hopkins News-Letter: Care of research animals remain a priority at Hopkins

Medical News Today: Studies in mice and monkeys show faulty blood clotting mechanism may explain COVID-19 severity

April 22, 2020 

Futurity:  Why Do Older People Have More Covid-19 Symptoms?

Newsweek: Chimpanzee studies show that ‘social distancing’ may not be the right term for our coronavirus quarantine measures.

The Guardian: Coronavirus: what have scientists learned about Covid-19 so far?

April 20, 2020 

Global News: University of Calgary researchers study risk of COVID-19 transmission from humans to pets

April 17, 2020 

NIH: Investigational chimp adenovirus MERS-CoV vaccine protects monkeys. Scientists pursuing similar studies with a vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2. 

NIH: Antiviral remdesivir prevents disease progression in monkeys with COVID-19

April 16, 2020

Live Science:  When will a COVID-19 vaccine be ready?

Montreal Gazette: What science is telling us about COVID-19, from deadly spikes to brain seizures

MIT News: Proteins may halt the severe cytokine storms seen in Covid-19 patients

April 15, 2020

The Scientist: What Do Antibody Tests For SARS-CoV-2 Tell Us About Immunity?

AVMA: Spike protein may contain key weaknesses in COVID-19 virus

April 14, 2020

Business Insider: French scientists are using the measles vaccine to develop a ‘Trojan horse’ against the coronavirus

Chicago Tribune:  At the center of a storm: The search for a proven coronavirus treatment

April 13, 2020  

Science Magazine: Mice, hamsters, ferrets, monkeys. Which lab animals can help defeat the new coronavirus?

Quartz: How monkeys, ferrets, and horses are helping scientists fight Covid-19

The California Aggie: UC Davis researchers work toward developing potential vaccine for COVID-19

Science Daily: Study finds remdesivir effective against a key enzyme of coronavirus that causes COVID-19

KERA TV: Clinical Trials For Promising COVID-19 Drug Underway In North Texas

April 10, 2020

Taipei Times:Virus Outbreak: Team identifies inhibitors in search for drug

Scientific American: What Immunity to COVID-19 Really Means

WDHN – TV: Auburn Veterinary Medicine begins testing for COVID-19 vaccine candidates

April 9, 2020 

Science Focus:  Ferrets potential ally in the search for coronavirus vaccine

April 8, 2020 

Popular Science: A new vaccine protects mice from another dangerous coronavirus

April 7, 2020 

WXIA TV: Emory-discovered coronavirus drug shows promise in mice, heads to human trials

Technology Networks: Antiviral Against COVID-19 Reduces Damage in Mouse Lungs

The Cedar Rapids Gazette: University of Iowa-led vaccine research shows promise for coronavirus

Scientific American: New Coronavirus Drug Shows Promise in Animal Tests

Science Daily: Engineered virus might be able to block coronavirus infections, mouse study shows

PRI: Can Tulane University’s monkeys help the global fight against the coronavirus?

KSAT TV: Local scientists studying levels of immunity in COVID-19 survivors

The Scientist: Scientists Around the Globe Pivot Their Research to SARS-CoV-2

April 6, 2020

WCSH TV: Maine lab genetically modifies mice for COVID-19 research

US News: Why Will It Take So Long for a COVID-19 Vaccine?

WLBZ TV: Maine lab genetically modifies mice for COVID-19 research

Medical Express: Virologist leads world’s first multi-vaccine animal efficacy studies in the fight against COVID-19

April 5, 2020

Stanford Daily: Researchers tackle COVID-19 from all angles

KXLY-TV: WSU laboratory begins testing animals for COVID-19

April 3, 2020

World Economic Forum: Why a coronavirus vaccine takes over a year to produce – and why that is incredibly fast

The New Daily: We don’t want a new Thalidomide: Why a COVID-19 vaccine is so long coming

Reuters: Potential COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in mouse study

The Globe and Mail: Chinese wildlife ban freezes export of test monkeys amid worldwide push for COVID-19 vaccine

April 2, 2020

BBC: Coronavirus: Australian scientists begin tests of potential vaccines

April 1, 2020

New York Times: COVID-19 Changed How the World Does Science, Together

The Guardian: Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, Chinese study finds

The Conversation: Sheep and Bacteria Are Helping in the Fight Against Coronavirus – Here’s How

Japan Times: Race for COVID-19 vaccine tests limits of drug innovation

BBC: The world needs more ventilators – but scaling up production is more complex than it seems. Around the world, thousands of volunteers are working hard to fill the gaps.

The Cornell Sun: Virology Professor Weighs in on a Potential COVID-19 Cure

March 31, 2020

CTV: Canadian scientists, others around the world racing to find a COVID-19 vaccine

Medical News Today: COVID-19: No evidence that heart, kidney medications raise risk

AAMC: Here’s why we can’t rush a COVID-19 vaccine

March 30, 2020

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

March 28, 2020

ABC News: Louisiana researchers studying monkeys for a coronavirus vaccine face challenges as state cases spike

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 21

Minneapolis Star Tribune: University of Minnesota is going ‘full-on MacGyver’ against COVID-19

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

NPR: Mouse Hunt: Lab Races To Grow Mice For COVID-19 Research