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OyaGen reports progress in fight against virus

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OyaGen Inc., a local biotechnology company, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick, Md., have found compound OYA1 to be antiviral for the coronavirus. SARS-CoV-2 is the leading agent for COVID-19, or coronavirus, ...

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More students from abroad coming to Brockport for quarantine

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A second wave of SUNY students studying abroad in countries most affected by the coronavirus arrived overnight at the College at Brockport, this time from foreign-study programs in Japan and Korea. In an update to the Brockport community late Monday ...

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Coronavirus concerns prompt postponement of RPO at Kodak Hall events

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Concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19) have prompted the Eastman School of Music and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra to postpone all concerts at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre through April 15. The University of Rochester plans to restrict campus events, including the ...

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Businesses ready to confront coronavirus outbreak, survey finds

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Two-thirds of U.S. business owners are confident their business is prepared to carry on should the coronavirus (COVID-19) become a widespread health issue, according to research from Paychex. Of the 300 randomly selected owners, 59 percent said they have a ...

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College at Brockport readying campus for quarantined students from abroad

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After denying anything was official for hours on Friday, the SUNY College at Brockport issued a statement late in the afternoon confirming that the campus is readying itself to possibly take students returning from five coronavirus-affected countries. Brockport President Heidi ...

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Nazareth curtails two programs because of coronavirus

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Nazareth College has curtailed two study abroad programs as precautions in light of the global outbreaks of the coronavirus. President Daan Braveman issued a statement on Wednesday saying Nazareth would call home its students now studying in Italy, where the ...

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County leaders preparing for coronavirus, but flu still a worry

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Monroe County is taking necessary steps to prepare for the coronavirus, but the county’s top health official said there is no reason for dramatic lifestyle changes. There have been no confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York State ...

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