Coronavirus Testing in the U.S.

Testing for the new coronavirus is still limited but could ramp up soon, thanks in part to tests developed by state laboratories and companies. What you need to know about coronavirus testing in the U.

Dog Coronavirus: dog of Hong Kong Covid-19 patient tests ‘weak positive’ for virus

More tests will be conducted to see if the dog had really been infected with the virus or a result of environmental contamination of its mouth and nose The World Health Organisation says there is no evidence that companion animals or pets can be infected with the coronavirus The pet dog of a Hong Kong Covid-19 patient has tested “weak positive” for the new coronavirus, the government announced on Friday.

Biotech company Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine is ready for first tests

London (CNN Business) US biotech firm Moderna has shipped an experimental coronavirus vaccine to US government researchers just six weeks after it started working on the immunization. Initial trials of the potential vaccine could begin in April, but the process of testing and approvals would last at least a year.

HPV puts 'strain' on sex and dating

HPV puts ‘strain’ on sex and dating Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Both girls and boys can now have HPV vaccines Mercedes was so confident her smear test would come back clear that she was chatting to a friend on the phone as she opened the letter.