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Social Inequities Explain Racial Gaps in Pandemic, Studies Find

Social Inequities Explain Racial Gaps in Pandemic, Studies Find

Social Inequities Explain Racial Gaps in Pandemic, Studies Find Social Inequities Explain Racial Gaps in Pandemic, Studies Find When Dr. Gbenga Ogedegbe began to research coronavirus infections among Black and Hispanic patients, he thought he knew what he would find. Infected Black and Hispanic patients would be more likely to be hospitalized, compared with white patients, and more likely to …

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Studies Begin to Untangle Obesity’s Role in Covid-19

Studies Begin to Untangle Obesity’s Role in Covid-19

Studies Begin to Untangle Obesity’s Role in Covid-19 Studies Begin to Untangle Obesity’s Role in Covid-19 Ms. Franklin’s case of Covid-19 was more moderate than her sister’s. But she still deteriorated quickly, to the point where she could no longer reach the bathroom without assistance. “I was so weak, I couldn’t balance myself,” she said. Her physical symptoms haven’t been …

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Compact Nuclear Fusion Reactor Is ‘Very Likely to Work,’ Studies Suggest

Compact Nuclear Fusion Reactor Is ‘Very Likely to Work,’ Studies Suggest

Compact Nuclear Fusion Reactor Is ‘Very Likely to Work,’ Studies Suggest Compact Nuclear Fusion Reactor Is ‘Very Likely to Work,’ Studies Suggest Scientists developing a compact version of a nuclear fusion reactor have shown in a series of research papers that it should work, renewing hopes that the long-elusive goal of mimicking the way the sun produces energy might be …

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‘Schitt’s Creek’ Star, and His Fans, Are Taking Indigenous Studies

‘Schitt’s Creek’ Star, and His Fans, Are Taking Indigenous Studies

‘Schitt’s Creek’ Star, and His Fans, Are Taking Indigenous Studies ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Star, and His Fans, Are Taking Indigenous Studies Each session begins with Dr. Bear lighting a small piece of sage and wafting the smoke over her face, arms and hair in a smudge, or “spiritual cleansing.” The sessions, it becomes clear, are as much about Indigenous ways of …

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As Trump Praises Plasma, Researchers Struggle to Finish Critical Studies

As Trump Praises Plasma, Researchers Struggle to Finish Critical Studies

As Trump Praises Plasma, Researchers Struggle to Finish Critical Studies As Trump Praises Plasma, Researchers Struggle to Finish Critical Studies Randomized trials outside the United States have not been able to prove plasma’s effectiveness, either. A trial at seven medical centers in Wuhan, the likely ground zero for the virus, concluded that convalescent plasma did not significantly improve patients’ recovery …

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Novavax’s New Covid-19 Vaccine Studies Praised By Scientists

Novavax's New Covid-19 Vaccine Studies Praised By Scientists

Novavax’s New Covid-19 Vaccine Studies Praised By Scientists Novavax’s New Covid-19 Vaccine Studies Praised By Scientists Novavax, the little-known Maryland company that received a $1.6 billion deal from the federal government for its experimental coronavirus vaccine, announced encouraging results in two preliminary studies on Tuesday. In one study, 56 volunteers produced a high level of antibodies against the virus without …

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Fauci insists hydroxychloroquine not effective treating coronavirus, even as Trump supporters tout studies to back claims

Fauci insists hydroxychloroquine not effective treating coronavirus, even as Trump supporters tout studies to back claims

Fauci insists hydroxychloroquine not effective treating coronavirus, even as Trump supporters tout studies to back claims Fauci insists hydroxychloroquine not effective treating coronavirus, even as Trump supporters tout studies to back claims The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Dr Anthony Fauci repeated warnings that hydroxychloroquine is not …

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Does Blood Type Affect Your Risk Of Coronavirus Infection? Probably Not, New Studies Say

Does Blood Type Affect Your Risk Of Coronavirus Infection? Probably Not, New Studies Say

Does Blood Type Affect Your Risk Of Coronavirus Infection? Probably Not, New Studies Say Does Blood Type Affect Your Risk Of Coronavirus Infection? Probably Not, New Studies Say Early in the Covid-19 pandemic, researchers found preliminary evidence suggesting that people’s blood type might be an important risk factor — both for being infected by the virus and for falling dangerously …

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Decades-Old Soviet Studies Hint at Coronavirus Strategy

Decades-Old Soviet Studies Hint at Coronavirus Strategy

Decades-Old Soviet Studies Hint at Coronavirus Strategy Decades-Old Soviet Studies Hint at Coronavirus Strategy MOSCOW — To the boys, it was just a sugary treat. To their parents, prominent medical researchers, what happened in their Moscow apartment that day in 1959 was a vital experiment with countless lives at stake — and their own children as guinea pigs. “We formed …

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Federal Agency Halts Studies of Hydroxychloroquine, Drug Trump Promoted

Federal Agency Halts Studies of Hydroxychloroquine, Drug Trump Promoted

Federal Agency Halts Studies of Hydroxychloroquine, Drug Trump Promoted Federal Agency Halts Studies of Hydroxychloroquine, Drug Trump Promoted The National Institutes of Health said Saturday that it had stopped two clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug that President Trump promoted to treat and prevent the coronavirus, one because the drug was unlikely to be effective and the other because …

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