Bat Virus Studies Raise Questions About Laboratory Tinkering

Working in a laboratory in Paris, scientists gave a close relative of the Covid virus the chance to evolve to be more like its cousin.

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Luc Montagnier, Nobel-Winning Discoverer of H.I.V., Is Dead at 89

He found the virus that causes AIDS, fell into a feud over it and later turned controversial, taking an anti-vaccine stance during the Covid-19 crisis.

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Piecing Together the Next Pandemic

From a small lab in Cambodia, Dr. Jessica Manning is on the lookout for emerging diseases.

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Coronavirus Infects Famed Research Lab Working on At-Home Test

The Pasteur Institute in Senegal may be close to producing the kind of cheap, quick, in-home test for the coronavirus that, if it works, could be a game-changer in Africa, and elsewhere.

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