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The novel coronavirus in focus

A breadth of research at KTH is addressing the novel corona virus, the viral disease COVID-19 and the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on society. Students and employees at KTH have also taken action by developing tools and solutions to help with the medical response.

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A portable COVID-19 testing site in Uppsala, Sweden. (Photo: David Callahan)
A new study identified a number of as yet untested treatments for COVID-19. Pictured: a COVID-19 testing site in Uppsala, Sweden. (photo: David Callahan)

Study identifies new potential treatments for SARS-CoV-2

A virtual screening of the DrugBank database has identified a variety of as yet unexplored ways to attack SARS-CoV-2, even as it mutates. The study id...

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A centrifuge is loaded with sewage water samples
Wastewater-based Surveillance of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic is one of the presentations in the joint webinar on COVID-19 research. (Photo: Zeynep Cetecioglu Gurol)

COVID-19 research in Stockholm and Hong Kong is focus of webinar

KTH and its strategic partner university, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, are hosting a webinar, Thursday, Dec. 3, to discuss each of ...

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Researcher working with test tubes in process of concentrating virus from sewage
Inside the lab where coronavirus particles are concentrated from sewage water samples. Wastewater-based epidemiology can be a cost-effective alternative to testing large populations for SARS-CoV-2 virus, and it has the potential to be used as an early warning system for the pandemic spread. (Photo: courtesy of Zeynep Cetecioglu Gurol)

Method improves detection of coronavirus in sewage

Individual testing is one way to gauge how much coronavirus has spread in a community, but sampling local sewage offers a real-time take on the state ...

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