5 Important New Findings

A roundup of Covid-19 research we’re following

  • Covid-19 targets: Researchers have identified the cells that are likely targeted by the coronavirus when it’s entering the body. A subset of cells in the lung, nasal passage, and intestine express two proteins that help SARS-CoV-2 enter human cells, researchers report in a paper published on Wednesday in Cell. The researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard said in a press release that they hope the findings will help scientists develop new drug treatments for the coronavirus and…

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Drew Costley

Drew Costley

Drew Costley is a Staff Writer at FutureHuman covering the environment, health, science and tech. Previously @ SFGate, East Bay Express, USA Today, etc.