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January 9, 2022
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World tops two million new daily COVID cases

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The world recorded more than two million daily coronavirus cases on average between January 1 and 7 with figures doubling in 10 […]
January 3, 2022
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Fauci cites near ‘vertical’ rise in COVID, but sees hope

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The United States is experiencing “almost a vertical increase” in COVID cases as the Omicron variant sweeps the country, but the peak […]
December 31, 2021
Study uncovers unique stem cell trajectory in lungs damaged by COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis thumbnail

Study uncovers unique stem cell trajectory in lungs damaged by COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Severe injuries to the lung from diseases such as COVID-19 trigger abnormal stem cell repair that alters the architecture of the lung. The aberrant stem […]
December 19, 2021
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London declares ‘major incident’ over Omicron spread

Credit: CC0 Public Domain London mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday declared a “major incident” in the British capital due to the spread of the Omicron variant. […]
December 13, 2021
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UK hikes virus alert level as omicron variant surges

People wear face coverings as they walk through Westminster, in London, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced tighter restrictions to stem […]
November 27, 2021
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World races to contain new COVID variant

The new variant has sparked fears of a major setback to global efforts against the pandemic. Fears mounted Saturday that a highly-infectious new coronavirus strain was […]
November 24, 2021
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Study finds gradual increase in COVID infection risk after second vaccine dose

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A study published by The BMJ today finds a gradual increase in the risk of COVID-19 infection from 90 days after receiving […]
October 31, 2021
Increased temperatures contributed to more than 200,000 cases of kidney disease in 15 years in Brazil alone: study thumbnail

Increased temperatures contributed to more than 200,000 cases of kidney disease in 15 years in Brazil alone: study

Professor Yuming Guo. Credit: Monash University Today the world’s largest study of the impact of temperature changes and kidney disease reveals that 7.4 percent of all […]
October 25, 2021
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COVID cases falling, but trouble signs arise as winter looms

In this Oct. 7, 2021, file photo, Sarah Staffiere adjusts a face covering on her daughter, Natalie, before school in Waterville, Maine. Tumbling COVID-19 case counts […]
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