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January 24, 2022
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Beijing tests 2 million for coronavirus as Winter Olympics loom

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Beijing city officials on Sunday said all two million residents of a neighbourhood where a small cluster of coronavirus cases was detected […]
January 21, 2022
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Can neonatal herpes lead to Alzheimer’s disease?

“We’ve learned a lot during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic … how a virus can affect our behavior,” Dartmouth University MD and Ph.D. candidate Abigail […]
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
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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 […]
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