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K-State in the news today

Read some of today's top stories mentioning Kansas State University. Download an Excel file (xls) with all of the day's news stories. 

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Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

National/International

*New study from Kansas State University researchers shows potential COVID-19 treatment
8/6/20 Yahoo! News Video/41 Action News
A therapeutic COVID-19 treatment is in the works at K-State 

*Can mosquitoes transmit COVID-19?
8/5/20 Arirang News
Video clip featuring Stephen Higgs and the Biosecurity Research Institute.

State/Regional

*A look at K-State’s extensive coronavirus research
08/07/20 KSN
Kansas colleges and universities have been a significant help to the state throughout the coronavirus pandemic; including donating personal protective equipment and opening their labs for testing. Now, Kansas State University is advancing research being done on the virus. 

*COVID-19 battle: Gov. tours KSU Biosecurity Institute
08/06/20 The Hays Post
Governor Laura Kelly today toured the Kansas State University Biosecurity Research Institute (BRI) to learn more about its work fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, including through potential vaccine development, medicine discovery, and understanding how animals may be affected by the virus.

Local

COVID-19 spike expected once students return to school, but how large?
08/07/20 The Manhattan Mercury
Gibbs said Kansas State University and other area institutions have done a “great job” putting safeguards in place ahead of students’ return to school.

 

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