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COVID-19 News and Information for Students

Stay informed with the latest Coronavirus news, scientific information, and resources for students.

Last updated August 7, 2020


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Applying to Graduate School During a Pandemic

We’re here to help guide you through the many coronavirus-related changes to graduate school applications.

COVID-19 Shakes Up Internships and REUs

Here’s how companies, research experiences, and undergraduate students are adapting.


Do we know enough about the safety of quat disinfectants?

Do we know enough about the safety of quat disinfectants?

Quaternary ammonium compounds have been widely used as disinfectants for decades. But some scientists think we need more data on their safety in people

First US Phase III trial of a COVID-19 vaccine begins

First US Phase III trial of a COVID-19 vaccine begins

Data from the 30,000-person trial of Moderna’s vaccine could be available as early as November

COVID-19 is probably more deadly to men than women, but scientists still aren’t sure why

COVID-19 is probably more deadly to men than women, but scientists still aren’t sure why

Most available data suggest men may be more likely to die from coronavirus infections, but the reason why could be complicated

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