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COVID is definitely airborne – Here’s what that means for you

Cory Stieg | 
The Centers for Disease Control revised its COVID-19 guidelines on [October 5] to include that the novel coronavirus can be spread through ...
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Vaccine distribution logistics, not vaccine development, may pose highest hurdle to achieving COVID herd immunity

Kenneth Gorelick | 
Importantly, creating the vaccine is just one step. We then need to distribute it. Because while vaccinating everyone is impossible, ...

The bubonic plague sparked cultural and technological transformation. What might come from COVID?

Michael Oren | 
Europe was in the grips of history's deadliest pandemic, the Black Death. This, too, likely originated in China and followed ...
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Mosquito relief: Grapefruit-scented natural insect repellent with nootkatone heading to stores

Akshay Syal | 
The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it had approved a new ingredient, called nootkatone, that repels and kills mosquitoes and ticks ...
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‘America’s Frontline Doctors’? Who are the far-right PACs funding ‘quack’ MDs that recommend ‘no masks’ and ‘use hydroxychloroquine’?

Ben Collins, Brandy Zadrozny | 
[T]he latest video to go viral from apparent experts, quietly backed by dark money political organizations, [evangelized] treatments for or ...
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Infants not at risk for COVID-19? One Texas county alone has had 85 cases, most under 1

Minyvonne Burke | 
The public health director in Nueces County on the Texas Gulf Coast said 85 children under 2 years old, including ...
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Video: There were objections to Spanish flu lockdowns too. Bad things happened when critics got their way

Dartunorro Clark | 
During the Spanish flu era, officials pushing public health mandates to stop the pandemic in its tracks were met with ...

Are genes or lifestyle key to Icelanders’ longevity?

Keir Simmons, Rich McHugh, Tracy Connor | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Tourists know Iceland for ...

Legionnaires bacteria discovered in more NYC buildings as death toll rises

Twelve people have died from Legionnaires' disease amid the largest outbreak the city has experienced in its history, Mayor de Blasio ...

‘Angelina Jolie effect’: How genetic tests for cancer risk help patients with difficult decisions

Kate Snow | 
Lori Heid was about to get the results of a genetic test that looked for mutations in 25 genes known ...

More US clinics offering stem cell therapy, but is it safe?

Anna Schecter, Stacey Naggiar | 
Plastic surgeons, other doctors and naturopaths at more than 100 clinics round the country are charging thousands of dollars for ...

Bill Nye on why evolution denialism persists

Michael Morella | 
More than two in five Americans believe that God created human beings in essentially their current form within the last ...

Teenage cancer survivor sequences her very rare tumor

Stacey Naggiar | 
As a child, Elana Simon suffered for years from crippling stomach pain. Yet despite trips to multiple specialists, her pain ...
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