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Twins with Covid Help Scientists Untangle the Disease’s Genetic Roots

Twins with Covid Help Scientists Untangle the Disease’s Genetic Roots

Twins with Covid Help Scientists Untangle the Disease’s Genetic Roots Twins with Covid Help Scientists Untangle the Disease’s Genetic Roots What Ms. Burkett and Ms. Miller experienced wasn’t the norm. Many of the conditions that can raise a person’s risk for severe Covid — excess weight, heart disease, diabetes, smoking — are highly influenced by environment and behavior, not just …

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Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, Expert in Infectious Diseases, Dies at 62

Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, Expert in Infectious Diseases, Dies at 62

Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, Expert in Infectious Diseases, Dies at 62 Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, Expert in Infectious Diseases, Dies at 62 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Things were still relatively calm at the Medical Center at Bowling Green in mid-March, around the time the World Health …

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Citrus Flavoring Is Weaponized Against Insect-Borne Diseases

Citrus Flavoring Is Weaponized Against Insect-Borne Diseases

Citrus Flavoring Is Weaponized Against Insect-Borne Diseases Citrus Flavoring Is Weaponized Against Insect-Borne Diseases Adding a new weapon to the fight against insect-borne illnesses like Lyme disease and malaria, the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday approved a new chemical that both repels and kills ticks and mosquitoes. The chemical, nootkatone, an oil found in cedar trees and grapefruits, is so …

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Nicaragua’s Ruling Sandinistas Fall Victim to Covid-19, Highlighting the Disease’s Spread

Nicaragua’s Ruling Sandinistas Fall Victim to Covid-19, Highlighting the Disease’s Spread

Nicaragua’s Ruling Sandinistas Fall Victim to Covid-19, Highlighting the Disease’s Spread Nicaragua’s Ruling Sandinistas Fall Victim to Covid-19, Highlighting the Disease’s Spread Orlando Noguera was a Nicaraguan mayor best known for a crackdown on anti-government protesters two years ago that left seven people dead in his city. Now Mr. Noguera, the former mayor of Masaya, a city 15 miles south …

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‘It Will Consume Your Life’: 4 Families Take On Rare Diseases

‘It Will Consume Your Life’: 4 Families Take On Rare Diseases

‘It Will Consume Your Life’: 4 Families Take On Rare Diseases ‘It Will Consume Your Life’: 4 Families Take On Rare Diseases Confronted by illnesses that most scientists overlook, these families had to work out their own approaches to find treatments. Source link

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Slowing the Coronavirus Is Speeding the Spread of Other Diseases

Slowing the Coronavirus Is Speeding the Spread of Other Diseases

Slowing the Coronavirus Is Speeding the Spread of Other Diseases Slowing the Coronavirus Is Speeding the Spread of Other Diseases This had been the year that Congo, the second-largest country in Africa, was to launch a national immunization program. The urgency could not have been greater. The measles epidemic in the country, which started in 2018, has run on and …

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Live Coronavirus Updates: Disease’s Peak Is Still Far Off in Some Places

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Sends Two Million Hydroxychloroquine Doses to Brazil

Live Coronavirus Updates: Disease’s Peak Is Still Far Off in Some Places Live Coronavirus Updates: Disease’s Peak Is Still Far Off in Some Places As the W.H.O. warns of new cases, developing nations brace for surges. Officials in Europe, the United States and other wealthy areas are reopening their economies amid slowing infection rates. Yet the pandemic is worsening in …

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