Tag Archives: COVID

Quick and Easy CRISPR-Based COVID Test

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed an easy to perform CRISPR-based COVID-19 test that takes only 30 minutes for the results to come in. The test, which involves dipping a paper strip into a mixture containing a nasal sample, is unaffected by new variants of the virus, and could be useful… Read More »

‘Clinical trials crucial to new Covid vaccines in battle against the disease’

This is a blatant sales pitch for clinical trials and I make no apology for it. Every step we’ve taken in our fight against Covid has been pioneered and brought to fruition by research and science. Every tool used to fight the ­pandemic is the result of invention and collaboration by scientists and doctors. And… Read More »

White House Covid task force member Slavitt is optimistic 89% of U.S. seniors will take Covid vaccine

Andy Slavitt, White House senior advisor for Covid response, predicted that a growing number of Americans will continue to take the Covid vaccine due to messaging and evidence from trusted sources.  “In Israel where they’re a little bit ahead of us, 89% of seniors have chosen to take the vaccine,” Slavitt said. “We think we… Read More »