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Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

Can CRISPR Solve Covid Testing?

Scientists are using elements of the gene editing technology to develop rapid, accurate tests for infectious diseases, including Covid-19   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

Why Is Covid Testing So Hard to Scale?

With rapid tests failing to catch positive cases and PCR ones often taking a week or more to return results, diagnostic testing has been a disaster in the U.S. Why haven’t we ramped up to meet the challenges of Omicron?   More

Healthcare Mobile Tech & Society The Pandemic

Where Will COVID Passports Take Flight?

The vision of a global system with standards for the sharing, storage, and verification of vaccination data has not materialized. But success in places like Singapore could help the world move towards a digitized healthcare future.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

Genetic Tests Won’t Predict Your COVID-19 Risk

Tests that claim to predict someone’s susceptibility to COVID-19 based on genetic data don’t work, researchers found. That’s partly because there is as yet no scientific consensus on what constitutes genetic risk.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

The Third Dose: What You Need to Know

Wondering if you’ll need a COVID-19 booster shot? You’re not alone. Here are some answers to common questions about who needs a third dose, when, and why.   More