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April 13, 2021
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WHO urges pause in market sale of captured live wild animals

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The United Nations’ health agency on Tuesday urged countries to suspend the sale of live animals captured from the wild in food […]
April 10, 2021
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Thailand faces growing outbreak ahead of New Year travel

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Thai authorities struggled to contain a growing coronavirus outbreak just days before the country’s traditional Songkran New Year’s holiday, when millions of […]
March 29, 2021
'Premature' easing of COVID curbs boosts US cases, Fauci says thumbnail

‘Premature’ easing of COVID curbs boosts US cases, Fauci says

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A recent plateau in new COVID-19 infections in the United States was likely linked to the “premature” easing of anti-virus efforts, top […]
March 23, 2021
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Study outlines testing strategies for safer air travel during the pandemic

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Almost 90 percent of infectious travelers could be detected with rapid SARS-CoV-2 tests at the airport, and most imported infections could be […]
March 23, 2021
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Study identifies concerning delays in tuberculosis diagnoses in the US

Scanning electron micrograph of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, which cause TB.  Credit: NIAID Tuberculosis remains a rare disease in the United States, but when it does occur, delays in […]
March 23, 2021
Insomnia, disrupted sleep, and burnout linked to higher odds of severe COVID-19 thumbnail

Insomnia, disrupted sleep, and burnout linked to higher odds of severe COVID-19

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Insomnia, disrupted sleep, and daily burnout are linked to a heightened risk of not only becoming infected with coronavirus, but also having […]
March 23, 2021
Inflammatory bowel disease biologic blunts immune response to COVID-19 thumbnail

Inflammatory bowel disease biologic blunts immune response to COVID-19

Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. Image captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. […]
March 22, 2021
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France’s limited lockdown beset by glitches as cases rise

A woman pushes a cart of little sailing boats in the Luxembourg Garden with the Senat in background , in Paris, Sunday, March 21, 2021. The […]
March 22, 2021
Personal values and political worldviews shape perception of COVID-19 risk more than its severity thumbnail

Personal values and political worldviews shape perception of COVID-19 risk more than its severity

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain People’s politics and values are exerting a bigger influence on how much of a threat they feel from COVID-19 compared to objective […]
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