5) Nonstructural Proteins (nsps), Respectively

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The replication/transcription complex of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus is composed of at least 16 nonstructural proteins (nsp1-16) encoded by the ORF-1a/1b. This complex includes replication enzymes commonly found in positive-strand RNA viruses, but also a set of RNA-processing activities unique to some nidoviruses. The nsp14 protein carries both exoribonuclease (ExoN) and (guanine-N7)-methyltransferase (N7-MTase) activities. […]

UPDATE 1-‘Lot Of Work To Do’ On EU’s COVID Recovery Fund -official

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By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, May 15 (Reuters) – There is still “a lot of work to do” on the European Union’s planned coronavirus recovery fund, a senior EU official said on Friday, highlighting rifts in the bloc over the scale and scope of financing needed to jumpstart the damaged economy. EU national leaders sealed a […]

L.A. County Reports Huge Backlog Of Coronavirus Tests – Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles County officials on Monday announced more than 1,400 additional cases of novel coronavirus, a huge number resulting from one laboratory’s backlog of nearly 1,200 positive test results that were conducted between April 7 and 14. “This is a tremendous lag in data reporting,” Barbara Ferrer, director of the L.A. County Department of Public […]

What Have Governments Done About It?

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Covid-19, the deadly disease that began as a novel coronavirus causing pneumonia-like symptoms in central China, has now spread around the world and is having profound impacts on nearly every major economy. The outbreak began with a trickle of concerning reports from around the Chinese city of Wuhan in mid-December, before China finally informed the […]