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Washington University Laboratory Develops COVID-19 Saliva Test for Screening on a Massive Scale
The center is running hundreds of saliva samples per hour and is growing to process 35,000 COVID-19 saliva tests a week by the end of October.
High Demand for COVID-19 Tests in Missouri Leads to Collaboration for Faster Test Results
A Mizzou collaboration for faster COVID-19 testing is bringing together experts in public health, engineering and veterinary medicine.
PPE Problem Solvers Serve By Innovating & Protecting Front-Line Workers in Missouri
University of Missouri problem solvers create innovative solutions to pandemic-related problems facing front-line workers throughout the community.
Can 6 Feet Protect Against COVID-19? New Research Indicates Minimum of 10 to 12 Feet for Protection
Washington University researchers study the evaporation of emitted droplets and why this is important affecting the lifetime of the airborne coronavirus.
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Could the MMR Vaccine Protect Against COVID-19? Global Trial Enrolls Healthcare Workers to Find Out
Investigators discuss their hope for the MMR vaccine in the fight against COVID-19, as well as the importance for everyone to get their scheduled vaccinations.
Studies of St. Louis COVID-19 Patients Follow ‘Long-Haulers’ and Antibody Protection After Recovery
Washington University researchers are digging into long-term effects of COVID-19 in a study following local ‘long-haulers’.
Global Wildlife Surveillance and Pathogen Screening Could Provide Early Warning for Next Pandemic
In the Amazon rainforest of southeastern Peru, Gideon Erkenswick, PhD, and his team collect biological samples from wildlife populations of bats and primates.
COVID-19 Drug Hunters Turn to WashU Lab to Test Possible Virus-Fighting Compounds Against Live Virus
The Washington University biosafety level 3 lab (BSL-3) has tested hundreds of chemical compounds with a couple of the compounds showing promise.
COVID-19 Vaccine Trials at SLU and WashU Recruit St. Louis Area Residents
St. Louis area residents have the opportunity to be selected as participants for different COVID-19 vaccine trials.
St. Louis’ SteadyMD Expands Telehealth With Matching Engine That Pairs Patients with Doctors
SteadyMD’s matching engine evaluates patients and doctors to generate a match for meaningful doctor-patient relationships and healthcare plans.