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The New Coronavirus Outbreak: What We Know So Far
Special Report
Special Report

The New Coronavirus Outbreak: What We Know So Far

A virus that originated in Wuhan, China, has sickened thousands in the country and spread to numerous other nations

How the Coronavirus Is Hampering Science

How the Coronavirus Is Hampering Science

Research meetings are being canceled left and right over epidemic fears, slowing the work of scientists—especially those who are early in their career

March 10, 2020 — Nadia Drake
Coronavirus Hot Zone: The View from the U.S. Epicenter

Coronavirus Hot Zone: The View from the U.S. Epicenter

Scientific American contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs reports from the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak: Kirkland, Wash. In this first installment of an ongoing series, he looks at why children seem to weather this disease better than adults and the complicated issue of shuttering schools...

March 10, 2020 — W. Wayt Gibbs and Steve Mirsky
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