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From The Hospital To The Lab, Black Scientists Are Fighting COVID-19

Black scientists across the country are a critical part of the global response to fighting the COVID-19 virus through their research initiatives. One of which is UArizona Immunobiologist and BIO5 member Dr. Michael Johnson, who is investigating if copper could be used to alter the binding of the virus that causes COVID-19. Copper could potentially block the virus from being able to access zinc and stop coronavirus from entering our cells or replicating once it is inside.