Hypotheses are quickly put to the test as countries gear up for clinical trials on the use of convalescent plasma and a repurposed tuberculosis vaccine.
What little evidence there is for the use of chloroquine against COVID-19 comes from seriously flawed work, while talk of different strains of the virus
We keep hearing about “inactivated vaccines”, but how do you actually inactivate a virus? https://mcgill.ca/oss/article/health/what-does-it-mean-when-vaccine-contains-inactivated-virus
Reports accumulate of a loss of smell as a symptom of COVID-19, while researchers shoot down the theory that the virus was made in a
Confused about the use of ibuprofen to treat a COVID fever? This week’s mixed public messages did not help. https://mcgill.ca/oss/article/health/covid-science-express-ibuprofen-versus-acetaminophen
The way in which laboratory technicians test for coronavirus infections involves a lot of photocopies. Sort of. https://mcgill.ca/oss/article/how-do-we-rapidly-test-covid-19