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Hunt For New Coronavirus Treatments Includes Gene-Silencing And Monoclonal Antibodies

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2020/02/19/palcavaccine-1_wide-1038d421437017984b3ac969b31034756dbdee1e.jpg?s=600’ alt=’Research & Development associate Divya Nagalati works on cell cultures in Regeneron’s infectious disease labs in Tarrytown, N.Y. The firm is looking for tailored antibodies that might prove useful against the new coronavirus.’/>

Barr Has Considered Resigning Over Trump's Remarks

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2020/02/19/ap_20041820370858_wide-f60687983293c250ce4514fb9bc04580420f2ba9.jpg?s=600’ alt=’Attorney General William Barr has considered resigning because of President Trump’s tweets and remarks.’/>

A spokeswoman says the attorney general has “no plans to resign,” but the news adds to questions about the politicization of the Justice Department in this administration.

(Image credit: Susan Walsh/AP)

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