Coronavirus

February 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Doctor, Clinical Research CEO Offers Advice for Staying Healthy During Coronavirus Outbreak

Dr. Fabian Sandoval, CEO and research director at the Emerson Clinical Research Institute in Washington, D.C., offers tips for how people can stay healthy during the coronavirus outbreak.  

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February 12, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Qué es Realmente el Coronavirus?

Según Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades, el martes se confirmó el caso número 13 del coronavirus en Estados Unidos. El Doctor Fabian Sandoval, presentador del programa de salud Tu Salud Tu Familia, que se transmite todos los domingos por Telemundo 44, habla de lo que es este virus, las maneras […]

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February 7, 2020 | Ryan Donovan

Gaithersburg Lab Looks to Release First Coronavirus Vaccine

With the coronavirus growing more deadly each day, several companies are racing to produce the first vaccine or antiviral medication to combat the spread of the virus. One company that seems to have made large strides towards finding a vaccine, is Gaithersburg-based Novavax. The genome of the coronavirus was published last month, which opened the […]

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February 3, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

NIH Busca una Vacuna Contra el Coronavirus

El Instituto Nacional de Alergias y Enfermedades Infecciosas (NIAID) en Bethesda está trabajando arduamente para desarrollar una vacuna contra el coronavirus, aunque no se han reportado casos confirmados en Maryland, Washington, D.C. o Virginia. El Centro de Investigación de Vacunas del NIAID, que forma parte de los Institutos Nacionales de Salud, está trabajando con la […]

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February 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

NIH Working to Develop Vaccine for Coronavirus

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in Bethesda is working hard to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus although there have not been any confirmed cases reported in Maryland, Washington, D.C. or Virginia. The NIAID Vaccine Research Center, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, is working with the biotechnology […]

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January 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Biosciences Facility in Rockville Striving to Help Cure Serious Diseases

Maryland’s booming biotech field just added a major new facility. Vigene Biosciences opened its new headquarters in Rockville on Wednesday and officials say it’s a pioneer in gene therapy. The $20 million, state-of-the-art facility will be a place where scientists can work towards curing serious and rare diseases. Vigene Biosciences COO, Dr. Jeffrey Hung says […]

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January 29, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Autoridades de Montgomery se Preparan ante Coronavirus

Aunque no hay casos confirmados de coronavirus en Maryland, Virginia o el Distrito de Columbia, los funcionarios del condado de Montgomery dicen que no se arriesgan. Los funcionarios del condado han participado en varias conferencias telefónicas informativas con los Centros para el Control de Enfermedades en Atlanta y el Departamento de Salud de Maryland para […]

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January 28, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak and Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Taking No Chances With Coronavirus

Although there are no confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Maryland, Virginia or the District of Columbia, Montgomery County officials are taking no chances. The appropriate county officials have participated in several informational conference calls with the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta and the Maryland Department of Health to learn all they can, said […]

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