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‘I Could Just Vanish’: In Kabul, Pocket Notes to Prevent Anonymous Death

‘I Could Just Vanish’: In Kabul, Pocket Notes to Prevent Anonymous Death

‘I Could Just Vanish’: In Kabul, Pocket Notes to Prevent Anonymous Death ‘I Could Just Vanish’: In Kabul, Pocket Notes to Prevent Anonymous Death KABUL, Afghanistan — Tareq Qassemi, a bookseller, lost a close friend to a suicide bombing that killed 80 civilians in Kabul one scorching summer day. Four years later, he still mourns his friend, but also the …

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Can an Algorithm Prevent Suicide?

Can an Algorithm Prevent Suicide?

Can an Algorithm Prevent Suicide? Can an Algorithm Prevent Suicide? The algorithm is built on an analysis of thousands of previous suicides in the V.A.’s database, dating to 2008. The computer mixes and shuffles scores of facts from the medical records — age, marital status, diagnoses, prescriptions — and settles on the factors that together are most strongly associated with …

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Wearing Masks to Prevent Coronavirus: Here’s What Scientists Know

Wearing Masks to Prevent Coronavirus: Here's What Scientists Know

Wearing Masks to Prevent Coronavirus: Here’s What Scientists Know Wearing Masks to Prevent Coronavirus: Here’s What Scientists Know With the coronavirus on the march through much of the United States, scientists are urging Americans to adopt the few health measures shown to slow the virus: universal mask use, social distancing, good ventilation indoors and hand hygiene. Mask-wearing has become a …

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Shot to Prevent H.I.V. Works Better Than Daily Pill in Women

Shot to Prevent H.I.V. Works Better Than Daily Pill in Women

Shot to Prevent H.I.V. Works Better Than Daily Pill in Women Shot to Prevent H.I.V. Works Better Than Daily Pill in Women And women will need easy access to the shots every eight weeks,which must be given by a medical professional. During the clinical trial, because of restrictions introduced during the pandemic, “there was a scramble to make sure that …

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Remdesivir Fails to Prevent Covid-19 Deaths in Huge Trial

Remdesivir Fails to Prevent Covid-19 Deaths in Huge Trial

Remdesivir Fails to Prevent Covid-19 Deaths in Huge Trial Remdesivir Fails to Prevent Covid-19 Deaths in Huge Trial Remdesivir, the only antiviral drug authorized for treatment of Covid-19 in the United States, fails to prevent deaths among patients, according to a study of more than 11,000 people in 30 countries sponsored by the World Health Organization. The data, which were …

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Executive order Trump claimed would prevent evictions ‘does nothing’ to protect tenants, say housing groups

Executive order Trump claimed would prevent evictions ‘does nothing’ to protect tenants, say housing groups

Executive order Trump claimed would prevent evictions ‘does nothing’ to protect tenants, say housing groups Executive order Trump claimed would prevent evictions ‘does nothing’ to protect tenants, say housing groups The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Donald Trump has repeatedly pledged that his administration will not allow …

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Lawmakers Aim to Prevent Trump From Bypassing Ban on Armed Drone Sales

Lawmakers Aim to Prevent Trump From Bypassing Ban on Armed Drone Sales

Lawmakers Aim to Prevent Trump From Bypassing Ban on Armed Drone Sales Lawmakers Aim to Prevent Trump From Bypassing Ban on Armed Drone Sales Mr. Murphy said that by making parts of the arms control pact legally binding, “Congress can stop Trump in his tracks.” He noted that “doing so will protect innocent civilians, stop an arms race from spiraling …

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10 Steps to Take to Try to Prevent Your Own Eviction

10 Steps to Take to Try to Prevent Your Own Eviction

10 Steps to Take to Try to Prevent Your Own Eviction 10 Steps to Take to Try to Prevent Your Own Eviction If you have a mortgage and can’t afford to pay it because of fallout from the coronavirus, you may be able to push off your payments for several months, or even into next year. But if you’re struggling …

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Saudi Arabia Drastically Limits Hajj Pilgrimage to Prevent Viral Spread

Saudi Arabia Drastically Limits Hajj Pilgrimage to Prevent Viral Spread

Saudi Arabia Drastically Limits Hajj Pilgrimage to Prevent Viral Spread Saudi Arabia Drastically Limits Hajj Pilgrimage to Prevent Viral Spread BEIRUT — Every year, Saudi Arabia welcomes millions of Muslims from around the world for the hajj pilgrimage, a sacred rite that pumps cash into the economy and enhances the prestige of the monarch. But not this year. The kingdom …

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W.H.O. Finally Endorses Masks to Prevent Coronavirus Transmission

W.H.O. Finally Endorses Masks to Prevent Coronavirus Transmission

W.H.O. Finally Endorses Masks to Prevent Coronavirus Transmission W.H.O. Finally Endorses Masks to Prevent Coronavirus Transmission Long after most nations urged their citizens to wear masks, and after months of hand-wringing about the quality of the evidence available, the World Health Organization on Friday endorsed the use of face masks by the public to reduce transmission of the coronavirus. Since …

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