The Science Behind the Coronavirus is a special series from the Los Angeles Times. The series is hosted by Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Board Chair Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, the owner of the Los Angeles Times. Soon-Shiong is a surgeon and scientist who has spent his career studying the human immune system to fight cancer and infectious diseases. Soon-Shiong proposes that understanding how the virus infects our bodies and strategies toward treatment can help us allay our anxiety about it.
Introduction: Understanding the coronavirus
Part 1: What is the coronavirus?
Part 2: How deadly is the coronavirus?
Part 3: How contagious is the coronavirus?
Part 4: Symptoms associated with infection
Part 5: The science of soap
Part 6: Strategies for treatment
Part 7: How long will the pandemic last?