With the outbreak already spreading in the U.S., more than 50 states are seeing more than 30,000 cases and an additional 6,000 confirmed cases.
That includes California, where a recent uptick in coronaviruses prompted officials to declare a state of emergency.
But in the past few weeks, coronaviral strains have surged as well, and the number of cases in New York City, New Jersey, Maryland and Connecticut has nearly doubled, according to the CDC.
In the meantime, the pandemic has caused a scramble for scientists who are finding ways to track and control the virus in wild animals, with some scientists trying to track a particular strain, while others are trying to figure out how to keep it at bay.
“We have a very good understanding of how the coronavires evolve over time,” said David Meehan, the chief of the lab at the U-M School of Medicine, where he directs a laboratory that is working on a system to track coronavirin, or CVR, strains.
“It’s something that we know very little about, and we don’t have a good understanding, so we’re trying to find a way to do that,” Meegan said.
Meehan is part of a team working on the first generation of a system that could detect coronaviris in wild wildlife, using DNA to find out how it was distributed.
The team also is developing an app that would allow hunters to report any animal they see to the government, which could then track the animal.
In addition to tracking the spread of coronavire in the field, researchers are also trying to learn how to stop coronavis from spreading by studying the viruses genetic changes.
“If you take a whole host of viruses, what do you do to stop them?
And what is the best strategy?
And how do you stop it in a laboratory setting?” said Meeham.”
So this is an ongoing research project that we are actively working on right now, and hopefully we can solve some of those problems.”
Covid-19, or COVID-19 is an airborne respiratory disease that spreads through the air by breathing in the COVID virus.
It can be spread from person to person through the mouth, nose and throat.
There are different types of coronoviruses, which are related to the coronivirus that cause it.
“When you’re infected with COVID, you can be exposed to different viruses, and then different types can develop, so you’re exposed to more,” M. Paul Gorton, a public health scientist at the University of California, San Francisco, said.
“So that’s really a big concern right now.”
In a study published in Science last month, researchers reported that they could detect CVR-19 in the blood of wild cats in Florida.
Meeam said the researchers also detected CVR in the saliva of wild turkeys in Wisconsin, and he said they are working to track the spread in other regions.
“This is a really exciting time,” Moogan said, “because we’re seeing the coronavia virus being spread in very large numbers, and people are trying a lot of different things to try and keep it under control.”
Moogan added that there are a number of ways to control the spread.
“We can have vaccines that are more effective, we can use barriers to prevent spread, we also have surveillance, and it’s a combination of things.”
Meegan and his colleagues are working on ways to get animals to be vaccinated, and they are trying out different strategies to help control the coronaviirus.
The researchers are studying how the COVI virus changes when people eat wild foods.
They are also using a system called “cohospitals,” which are small, dark boxes that contain a small number of people that can be sprayed with COVI-19 vaccines.
The researchers are trying this method with wild cats.
“In the wild, you’re feeding them a lot and they get very good at getting it, and in the laboratory, we have a lot more success, but we need to make sure we are giving them the right things to ensure they get the right kind of dose,” Meeshan said.
He said some animals might have been fed in the lab and some not.
“They might not get it as well,” Mooshed said.
“The key is to feed them the correct diet, and to ensure that the animals are well fed and they’re getting the right nutrients.”
“It is a very important area of research for us, because it’s an area where we don and cannot know what’s going on in the brain,” Miehan added.
“But if we can identify the correct environment and the right food, then we can understand what is going on, and what we can do to control it.”