CRISPR, Tiny Towns, and Dr. Oz
A summary of Covid-19 stories we’re reading today
- The race is on to make faster, cheaper tests for diagnosing Covid-19. One of the new approaches being considered involves the gene editing tool CRISPR, which could provide results in as few as 30–45 minutes, reports NPR.
- Today, just days after Dr. Anthony Fauci said that a widely available vaccine may come slightly sooner than his original estimate of 12–18 months, Bloomberg reports that some doses of a vaccine developed at the University of Oxford may be ready as early…