David Nash
October 31 2020

Ever since COVID-19's emergence as a potential threat to global health, there has been unrelenting pressure on researchers to discover the best ways to treat it and prevent its spread – and to do it very quickly. Back in March, the urgent scientific questions ran the gamut: How many different ways can the virus be transmitted? What preventive measures are most effective in reducing the risk of contagion? Which of the drugs in our pharmaceutical arsenal might be effective in combatting the disease? How long will it take to develop, test, manufacture, and distribute an effective vaccine?

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