Evolution and epidemic spread of SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil

Evolution and epidemic spread of SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil

The spread of SARS-CoV-2 in BrazilBrazil has been hard-hit by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic. Candido et al. combined genomic and epidemiological analyses to investigate the impact of nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) … .

Systems biological assessment of immunity to mild versus severe COVID-19 infection in humans

Enshrining equity in democracy

PHOTO: © DON WEST/FOTOGRAFIKSOn 18 August 2020, the United States celebrated the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment to its Constitution, which granted the right to vote to female U.S. citizens. This amendment had a … .

Systems biological assessment of immunity to mild versus severe COVID-19 infection in humans

News at a glance

SummaryIn science news around the world, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issues an emergency use authorization to Abbott, a laboratory company, for a 15-minute test for the COVID-19 virus that could help expand the … .

AstraZeneca Pauses Vaccine Trial for Safety Review

AstraZeneca Pauses Vaccine Trial for Safety Review

A spokeswoman for the Food and Drug Administration declined to comment.A person familiar with the situation, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said that the participant who experienced the suspected adverse reaction had been … .

Can Europe tame the pandemic's next wave?

Can Europe tame the pandemic’s next wave?

Science’s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center and the Heising-Simons FoundationVacationers on the beach in Tamariu, on Spain’s Costa Brava, on 17 August.PHOTO: JOAN VALLS/URBANANDSPORT/NURPHOTO/AP IMAGES“We’re at risk of gambling away our success,” … .

Federal Report Warns of Financial Havoc From Climate Change

Federal Report Warns of Financial Havoc From Climate Change

WASHINGTON — A report commissioned by federal regulators overseeing the nation’s commodities markets has concluded that climate change threatens U.S. financial markets, as the costs of wildfires, storms, droughts and floods spread through insurance and … .

The Climate Connection to California’s Wildfires

The Climate Connection to California’s Wildfires

What do California’s wildfires have to do with climate change? The connections are very strong, scientists who have studied the issue say.While California’s climate has always made the state prone to fires, the link between … .