U.C. Berkeley Opens COVID-19 Testing Lab

Apr.06 — Jennifer Doudna, biochemist at University of California at Berkeley and Crispr co-inventor, discusses the partnership between the Innovative Genomic Institute and the university to run rapid response testing during the COVID-19 crisis with Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology.”

In This Story: Covid-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

  • Jerusalem reopens Al-Aqsa mosque compound
  • The psychology of why people believe conspiracy theories – explained by experts
  • DR Congo activists fight misinformation around COVID-19
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