CORONAVIRUS: THE WHOLE STORY

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By Yadukrish Karthikeyan Figure 1: Coronavirus Illustration [1] Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world, and will likely continue to for the foreseeable future. This report explores the virus that caused this commotion, how and where the virus originated, and how the human race is predicted to finally overcome it. Part I: The Virus […]

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Do you want to fight Coronavirus?

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Amanda Naeima Grade 7, St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic School, Saskatoon, SK, Canada Abstract: The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused panic around the world and everyone wants to do their part in overcoming this virus. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends regular hand washing and social distancing as the best precaution measures. This study investigates […]

COVID-19 and the Potential Treatments

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Abstract The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which causes the illness COVID-19, has spread across 213 countries and devastated millions of lives. SARS-CoV-2 is a betacoronavirus which enters the host respiratory cell via the ACE2 receptor and uses the host cell mechanisms to reproduce. There are currently no treatments for COVID-19 but the Solidarity trial conducted by […]