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    The Woman Who Found the Crown: Discovering the First Coronavirus

    Posted by Delthia Ricks, MS on Jun 30, 2020 3:34:17 PM

    By Delthia Ricks, MS, author of 100 Questions & Answers About Coronaviruses


    In the 1960s, teams of scientists on both sides of the Atlantic were in hot pursuit of a same goal – isolating the many viruses that cause the common cold.

    Virologist June Almeida emerged as a notable figure in the early days of the race. She captured the first sharp images of a coronavirus using an electron microscope, revealing in 1964 not only a common cold virus that was new to science, but one with an unusual structure.

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    Topics: pandemic, Coronavirus, COVID-19, delthia ricks, 100 Questions & Answers

    Laughter in the Time of Coronavirus

    Posted by Brian Luke Seaward on Apr 30, 2020 2:31:30 PM

    Laughter in the Time of Corona

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    Topics: Brian Luke Seaward, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Stress management, laughter is the best medicine

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