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Empty Middle Seats on Planes Cut Coronavirus Risk in Study

Empty Middle Seats on Planes Cut Coronavirus Risk in Study

Empty Middle Seats on Planes Cut Coronavirus Risk in Study Empty Middle Seats on Planes Cut Coronavirus Risk in Study Keeping the middle seats vacant during a flight could reduce passengers’ exposure to airborne coronavirus by 23 to 57 percent, researchers reported in a new study that modeled how aerosolized viral particles spread through a simulated airplane cabin. “Farther is …

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What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing

What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing

What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing In January 2020, just weeks after the first Covid-19 cases emerged in China, the full genome of the new coronavirus was published online. Using this genomic sequence, scientists scrambled to design a large assortment of diagnostic tests for the virus. But the virus has mutated since …

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How to Use Technology to Prepare for Travel During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Use Technology to Prepare for Travel During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Use Technology to Prepare for Travel During the Coronavirus Pandemic How to Use Technology to Prepare for Travel During the Coronavirus Pandemic Once you’ve figured out the logistics to get in and get out, you will have more homework to do. Don’t expect your favorite airport restaurants or lounges to be operating normally. Before leaving home, check your …

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M.L.B. Encourages Players to Get Coronavirus Vaccine

M.L.B. Encourages Players to Get Coronavirus Vaccine

M.L.B. Encourages Players to Get Coronavirus Vaccine M.L.B. Encourages Players to Get Coronavirus Vaccine A few days after going to a grocery store over the winter, Milwaukee Brewers reliever Brent Suter woke up feeling off. As the day went on, he grew tired and achy, and his back stiffened. He tested positive for the coronavirus the next day, and so …

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Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus

Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus

Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus She grew up in Hungary, daughter of a butcher. She decided she wanted to be a scientist, although she had never met one. She moved to the United States in her 20s, but for decades never found a permanent position, instead clinging …

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Likely Legal, ‘Vaccine Passports’ Emerge as the Next Coronavirus Divide

Likely Legal, ‘Vaccine Passports’ Emerge as the Next Coronavirus Divide

Likely Legal, ‘Vaccine Passports’ Emerge as the Next Coronavirus Divide Likely Legal, ‘Vaccine Passports’ Emerge as the Next Coronavirus Divide Businesses and universities want fast, easy ways to see if students and customers are vaccinated, but conservative politicians have turned “vaccine passports” into a cultural flash point. Source link

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Boris Johnson Announces Free Coronavirus Tests and Status Certificates for England

Boris Johnson Announces Free Coronavirus Tests and Status Certificates for England

Boris Johnson Announces Free Coronavirus Tests and Status Certificates for England Boris Johnson Announces Free Coronavirus Tests and Status Certificates for England LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson offered Britons their first detailed glimpse of what a post-pandemic society might look like on Monday, announcing free twice-weekly coronavirus tests in England and Covid status certificates that would allow people with …

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Pink Dolphins in Hong Kong Find Respite Thanks to the Coronavirus

Pink Dolphins in Hong Kong Find Respite Thanks to the Coronavirus

Pink Dolphins in Hong Kong Find Respite Thanks to the Coronavirus Pink Dolphins in Hong Kong Find Respite Thanks to the Coronavirus HONG KONG — The most popular reward for hiking to the top of Fu Shan, a hill near Hong Kong’s westernmost point, is a selfie backed by the setting sun, the gleaming new bridge across the Pearl River …

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Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Coronavirus Vaccine

Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Coronavirus Vaccine

Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Coronavirus Vaccine Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Coronavirus Vaccine A new vaccine for Covid-19 that is entering clinical trials in Brazil, Mexico, Thailand and Vietnam could change how the world fights the pandemic. The vaccine, called NVD-HXP-S, is the first in clinical trials to use a new molecular design that is widely expected to create …

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On Easter, Pope France Urges Universal Access to Coronavirus Vaccines

On Easter, Pope France Urges Universal Access to Coronavirus Vaccines

On Easter, Pope France Urges Universal Access to Coronavirus Vaccines On Easter, Pope France Urges Universal Access to Coronavirus Vaccines Pope Francis delivered his annual “Urbi et Orbi” (“To the City and to the World”) Easter message to a small group of the faithful inside St. Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, while coronavirus pandemic prohibitions kept the usual audience of about …

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