COVID-19 and Novel Coronavirus Updates

NCSE answers questions about coronavirus for teachers.

April 23, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. Why will it take so long to develop a vaccine against coronavirus? Let's figure this out together. Let's agree that our end goal…
April 17, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. Are antibody tests the "golden ticket" the media is making them out to be? While Americans have been asked to shelter in…
April 10, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. How do scientists figure out how long the novel coronavirus remains infectious on surfaces? Just when you thought you had enough…
April 2, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. Should we all wear masks? Will anti-malarial drugs be the cure we so desperately seek? And what about those poor pangolins? We…
March 27, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. How will we know whether social distancing is working to stop the spread of COVID-19? It might be by studying graphs like these:
March 20, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. You know that scene in The Martian when Matt Damon realizes he’s stuck alone on Mars? I loved it when he said, “I’m going to have to…
March 19, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. How did COVID-19 originate? Is the pangolin to blame for the current pandemic? These questions came from one of our readers, and…
March 10, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. What is the mortality rate for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2? This question is in the news a…

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