Media Coverage: February roundup of eLife papers in the news

High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in February 2020, including The Times, Sky News and National Geographic.
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In our latest monthly media coverage roundup, we highlight the top mentions that eLife papers generated in February. You can view the coverage, along with the related research articles, below:

The Research Advance by Gostic et al., ‘Estimated effectiveness of symptom and risk screening to prevent the spread of COVID-19’, has been covered in:

  • The Times – Virus spreading without symptoms
  • Daily Star – China bans eating wild animals to fight coronavirus outbreak as thousands infected
  • TIME – A Silent Epidemic? Experts Fear the Coronavirus Is Spreading Undetected in Southeast Asia
  • Yahoo! News – Half of coronavirus cases are missed in 'inherently leaky' screenings: study
  • The Globe Post – Coronavirus Screening ‘Missing More Than Half of Cases:’ Study
  • CTV News – Airport screening missing two-thirds of COVID-19 cases, researchers suggest
  • The Straits Times – Coronavirus screening missing more than half of cases: Study
  • Sky News – Fewer than half COVID-19 carriers detected by screening, study finds
  • New Zealand Herald – Experts warn of coronavirus' invisible spread as World Health Organisation prepares for potential pandemic
  • The Science Show, ABC Radio National (Australia) – Corona secrecy may have given virus a head start
  • National Geographic – Coronavirus spikes outside China show travel bans aren’t working
  • The Scientist – As Global Coronavirus Cases Climb, More Areas on Lockdown
  • Science News – As the coronavirus outbreak evolves, we answer some key questions

Brook et al.’s Research Article, ‘Accelerated viral dynamics in bat cell lines, with implications for zoonotic emergence’, was highlighted in:

Ferrer-Font et al.’s Tools and Resources article, ‘High-dimensional analysis of intestinal immune cells during helminth infection’, was featured in:

Jørgensen et al.’s Research Article, ‘Body height in young adult men and risk of dementia later in adult life’, was mentioned in:

Martinez et al.’s Research Article, ‘An alternatively spliced, non-signaling insulin receptor modulates insulin sensitivity via insulin peptide sequestration in C. elegans’, was highlighted in:

Bhardwaj et al.’s Short Report, ‘Origin of the mechanism of phenotypic plasticity in satyrid butterfly eyespots’, was featured in:

And Vakirlis et al.’s Research Article, ‘Synteny-based analyses indicate that sequence divergence is not the main source of orphan genes’, was covered in:

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