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The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Charles M. Rice, a researcher at Rockefeller University, ASM member and Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology; Harvey Alter, an investigator at the NIH and Michael Houghton, a researcher at the University of Alberta for their discovery of hepatitis C virus.
Differential and selective media are essential tools in the clinical microbiology lab, even in the age of molecular technology. Three case studies show why.
Explosive growth of COVID-19 cases led the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) to abandon in-person instruction 1 week after reopening campus. What went wrong?