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Isolate yourself or face prison, Finland tells new arrivals

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Isolate yourself or face prison, Finland tells new arrivals Isolate yourself or face prison, Finland tells new arrivals Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain People arriving in Finland from coronavirus “risk countries” have to self-isolate for 14 days or risk a fine or up to three months’ imprisonment, ministers announced on Monday. …

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Tunisia workers isolate in factory making anti-virus gear

In Tunisia, 150 people—mostly women—have isolated themselves in a factory for a month to make protective gear like masks to help their country’s fight against coronavirus. Due to strict measures to prevent COVID-19 contamination, journalists are not allowed to visit the Consomed factory where 110 women and 40 men—including a …

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Researchers isolate gut bacteria that can prevent and cure rotavirus infection

Transmission electron micrograph of intact rotavirus particles, double-shelled Transmission electron micrograph of intact rotavirus particles, double-shelled. Credit: CDC The presence of specific microbiota, or microorganisms that live in the digestive tract, can prevent and cure rotavirus infection, which is the leading cause of severe, life-threatening diarrhea in children worldwide, according …

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Researchers isolate switch that kills inactive HIV

Scanning electromicrograph of an HIV-infected T cell. Credit: NIAID Using genetic sequencing, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers have identified a principal cellular player controlling HIV reproduction in immune cells which, when turned off or deleted, eliminates dormant HIV reservoirs. “This is one of the key switches …

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