Common vulnerabilities among the three deadly coronaviruses — SARS, MERS and COVID-19 — could lead to broad treatments for all viruses. This and more in @BL_Owens’ latest roundup of COVID-19 news, straight out of science journals:
Study suggests 5’UTR of SARS-CoV-2 might be of pangolin coronavirus origin @UNSW @uthscsa @txbiomed @biorxivpreprint #ACE2 #Angiotensin #Genomic #Pandemic #RNA #Virus #CoronavirusDisease #COVID19 #pangolin
We updated the antigen template for test developers. The template provides our current recommendations for data & information that should be submitted to the FDA in support of an emergency use authorization (EUA) request for a SARS-CoV-2 antigen test.
He said: "The disruptions/curtailment of the free flow of vehicular movement occasioned by the end SARS protests and the attendant curfews/ restrictions and vandalism, particularly in Lagos, must have affected petroleum products supply.
At least 10 protesters have died in Nigeria at ongoing protests against police brutality. An effort to reform the police unit from SARS to SWAT appears to be little more than a rebranding exercise. @StephanieBusari reports
Nigeria dissolves controversial anti-robbery squad, SARS, but concerns remain as protesters block roads, and continue marches to end police brutality in all forms and make rogue officers accountable. @StephanieBusari reports