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Florida drops Covid restrictions with 14,000 dead

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Florida drops Covid restrictions with 14,000 dead Florida drops Covid restrictions with 14,000 dead Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Friday scrapped COVID-19 restrictions on bars and restaurants the same day the US state saw 122 deaths topping 14,000 dead. The executive order signed by DeSantis, a close …

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    Do masks help boost COVID immunity?

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    Do masks help boost COVID immunity? Do masks help boost COVID immunity? Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Could the mask—already seen by many scientists as the most effective shield against COVID-19—have yet another benefit? Some researchers now believe that they expose wearers to smaller, less harmful doses of the disease which …

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      America’s COVID pandemic is now skewing younger

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      America’s COVID pandemic is now skewing younger America’s COVID pandemic is now skewing younger (HealthDay)—Young adults in their 20s now account for more cases of COVID-19 than any other age group, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. From June through August, people …

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        MPs challenge Prime Minister to take action on Long Covid

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        MPs challenge Prime Minister to take action on Long Covid MPs challenge Prime Minister to take action on Long Covid Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain MPs are urging the Prime Minister to address the health, wellbeing and employment arrangements for those living with Long Covid. Writing in The BMJ today, Layla …

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          How We Feel app pilots COVID prediction model

          How We Feel app pilots COVID prediction model

          How We Feel app pilots COVID prediction model How We Feel app pilots COVID prediction model The How We Feel app lays groundwork to use big data to understand and predict coronavirus infection. Credit: Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer Among the pandemic’s biggest challenges for public health experts have been just …

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            Lancet boosts review process after COVID study retraction

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            Lancet boosts review process after COVID study retraction Lancet boosts review process after COVID study retraction 3D print of a spike protein of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19–in front of a 3D print of a SARS-CoV-2 virus particle. The spike protein (foreground) enables the virus to enter and infect …

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              Details emerge on unexplained illness in AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial

              Details emerge on unexplained illness in AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial

              Details emerge on unexplained illness in AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial Details emerge on unexplained illness in AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial by Robin Foster and E.j. Mundell, Healthday Reporters New details surfaced on Thursday on an unexplained neurological condition that struck a volunteer who was participating in AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine trial. …

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                European drugs agency endorses steroid for COVID treatment

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                European drugs agency endorses steroid for COVID treatment European drugs agency endorses steroid for COVID treatment SARS-CoV-2 (shown here in an electron microscopy image). Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Friday endorsed use of the steroid dexamethasone to treat oxygen-starved patients …

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