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A Statistical Comparison

By: Eunice Kim The pandemic putting the entire global population into quarantine started only a last year. But with over 20 million cases in a matter of 8 months, it quickly became the greatest pandemic the world has ever seen in over a century. In

The Debate Over Immunity in Context of COVID-19

Written By: Rishitha Boddu In recent weeks, several governments have been suggesting that individuals who have been identified to carry antibodies for the SARS-CoV-2 should be able to return to their pre-pandemic lifestyle (“Immunity passports” in the context of COVID-19 2020). This would enable countries

COVID-19 Heat Theory

Written By: Kaylee Zhou Back in March, it was rumored that the summer heat might help defeat Covid-19; many Americans clung onto this hope of optimism throughout March, April, and May. Since diseases such as the flu have their patterns of high infection rates in

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Florida: The New Record Holder

WRITTEN BY: Eunice Kim COVID-19 is now the 2nd-worst pandemic in U.S. history, right after the Spanish flu, which caused 500 million deaths worldwide, approximately 675,000 of those occurring in the United States. As 2:00 PM of July 12nd, the United States alone has nearly

Wuhan, Seattle, and Illinois

Written By: Kaylee Zhou Covid-19 is a term that will forever be well known. This epidemic started in Wuhan, China, which just so happens to be where my relatives reside. Sitting on the couch in the living room during my winter break, back in December,

Origins of SARS-CoV-2

Written by JuWon Park Prior to a White House press briefing on April 30th, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a statement that rejected conspiracy theories about the virus being a bioweapon, concluding that the virus was “not man-made or genetically modified”

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Gilead’s Monopoly on the COVID-19 Treatment, Remdesivir

Written by: Erin Yoo *This article was researched, created, and written from mid-April to late-May of 2020. Statistics and stories are in accordance with such. Global pandemics aren’t supposed to happen. Countries have created and strengthened their disease control organizations, conducted virology research, and designed

SARS vs MERS vs Wuhan

Written by JuWon Park Coronavirus is an umbrella term that describes viruses that is round and is surrounded by spiky proteins. They are a large family of viruses that cause various diseases, ranging from the common cold to SARS. This virus is more categorized for