A medical worker checks on treatment for a patient in the intensive care unit at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, Hubei province. Photo: Xinhua A medical worker checks on treatment for a patient in the intensive care unit at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, Hubei province. Photo: Xinhua
A medical worker checks on treatment for a patient in the intensive care unit at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, Hubei province. Photo: Xinhua

On the genetic and drug trail to contain the deadly coronavirus in China

  • HIV medications and genome sequencing are two technologies being used in response to the outbreak as scientists search for a vaccine and treatment
  • Researchers say the new pathogen is closer to a bat coronavirus than Sars

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A medical worker checks on treatment for a patient in the intensive care unit at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, Hubei province. Photo: Xinhua A medical worker checks on treatment for a patient in the intensive care unit at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, Hubei province. Photo: Xinhua
A medical worker checks on treatment for a patient in the intensive care unit at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, Hubei province. Photo: Xinhua
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