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Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Covid-19 Vaccine

Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Coronavirus Vaccine

Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Covid-19 Vaccine Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Covid-19 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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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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Coronavirus Reinfections Are Rare, Danish Researchers Report

Coronavirus Reinfections Are Rare, Danish Researchers Report

Coronavirus Reinfections Are Rare, Danish Researchers Report Coronavirus Reinfections Are Rare, Danish Researchers Report The vast majority of people who recover from Covid-19 remain shielded from the virus for at least six months, researchers reported on Wednesday in a large study from Denmark. Prior infection with the coronavirus reduced the chances of a second bout by about 80 percent in …

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Looking for Climate Solutions? Protect More Ocean, Researchers Find.

Looking for Climate Solutions? Protect More Ocean, Researchers Find.

Looking for Climate Solutions? Protect More Ocean, Researchers Find. Looking for Climate Solutions? Protect More Ocean, Researchers Find. For the first time, scientists have calculated how much planet-warming carbon dioxide is released into the ocean by bottom trawling, the practice of dragging enormous nets along the ocean floor to catch shrimp, whiting, cod and other fish. The answer: As much …

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Sickle Cell Treatment Not Linked to Cancer, Researchers Say

Sickle Cell Treatment Not Linked to Cancer, Researchers Say

Sickle Cell Treatment Not Linked to Cancer, Researchers Say Sickle Cell Treatment Not Linked to Cancer, Researchers Say Just a few weeks after a promising gene therapy for sickle cell disease seemed to have hit a roadblock, prospects for the treatment now look better. Preliminary data suggesting that it might cause cancer have not held up. In the gene therapy, …

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A New Coronavirus Variant Is Spreading in New York, Researchers Report

A New Coronavirus Variant Is Spreading in New York, Researchers Report

A New Coronavirus Variant Is Spreading in New York, Researchers Report A New Coronavirus Variant Is Spreading in New York, Researchers Report A new form of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly in New York City, and it carries a worrisome mutation that may weaken the effectiveness of vaccines, two teams of researchers have found. The new variant, called B.1.526, first …

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Researchers Halt Trial of Promising Sickle Cell Treatment

Researchers Halt Trial of Promising Sickle Cell Treatment

Researchers Halt Trial of Promising Sickle Cell Treatment Researchers Halt Trial of Promising Sickle Cell Treatment Just when it seemed that a new gene therapy for sickle cell disease was sailing toward success, the company developing the treatment found that two patients now have cancer and halted the trial. A patient who was treated five and a half years ago …

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U.S. Cities Are Vastly Undercounting Emissions, Researchers Find

U.S. Cities Are Vastly Undercounting Emissions, Researchers Find

U.S. Cities Are Vastly Undercounting Emissions, Researchers Find U.S. Cities Are Vastly Undercounting Emissions, Researchers Find Dr. Gurney said that the errors seemed to be simple miscalculations. “I don’t think there’s any attempt to systematically or intentionally underestimate emissions,” he said. Although some cities correctly estimated their emissions, he noted, though “whether that’s right for the right reasons or right …

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Children’s Screen Time Has Soared in the Pandemic, Alarming Parents and Researchers

Children’s Screen Time Has Soared in the Pandemic, Alarming Parents and Researchers

Children’s Screen Time Has Soared in the Pandemic, Alarming Parents and Researchers Children’s Screen Time Has Soared in the Pandemic, Alarming Parents and Researchers Over all, children’s screen time had doubled by May as compared with the same period in the year prior, according to Qustodio, a company that tracks usage on tens of thousands of devices used by children, …

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Has Africa been spared? Researchers say the numbers of cases and deaths are probably undercounted.

Has Africa been spared? Researchers say the numbers of cases and deaths are probably undercounted.

Has Africa been spared? Researchers say the numbers of cases and deaths are probably undercounted. Has Africa been spared? Researchers say the numbers of cases and deaths are probably undercounted. LAGOS, Nigeria — As the pandemic has swept across the world, it has become increasingly evident that in a vast majority of countries on the African continent, most deaths are …

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