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How COVID causes delirium

Apoorva Mandavilli | 
[A]bout half of [COVID] patients report neurological symptoms, including headaches, confusion and delirium, suggesting the virus may also attack the ...
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Why intermittent fasting often doesn’t work

Anahad O'Connor | 
Many followers of the [intermittent fasting] diet, which has been popularized in best-selling diet books and touted by celebrities, routinely ...
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Are vaccines now in development safe? The companies making them uniformly won’t release data

Katie Thomas | 
It’s standard for drug companies to withhold details of clinical trials until after they are completed, tenaciously guarding their intellectual ...
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Controversial Great Barrington ‘focused protection’ herd immunity declaration finds support at the White House

Sheryl Gay Stolberg | 
Many experts say “herd immunity” — the point at which a disease stops spreading because nearly everyone in a population ...
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‘Editing Humanity’: Kevin Davies’ new book on CRISPR, the ‘miracle of our age’

Carl Zimmer | 
“The Crispr story has arrived for the grand telling as a miracle of our age,” the [MIT Technology Review announced ...
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From confusion to comas: ⅓ of hospitalized COVID patients suffered deteriorating neurological function

Pam Belluck | 
Nearly a third of hospitalized Covid-19 patients experienced some type of altered mental function — ranging from confusion to delirium ...
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Revolt escalates over Notre Dame president’s admitted ‘poor judgement’ in ignoring university guidelines at White House ‘super spreader’ event

Kathleen Gray, Shawn Hubler | 
The Rev. John I. Jenkins, [Notre Dame’s] president and a 66-year-old Catholic priest with degrees in philosophy and divinity, was ...
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Viewpoint: Evolution works – just look at the ‘success’ of the coronavirus

David Quammen | 
The scope and the devastation of the pandemic reflect bad luck, yes, and a dangerous world, yes, but also catastrophic ...
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COVID long haulers face crushing mental roller-coaster

Emma Goldberg | 
Early on in the pandemic, a pervasive myth among patients and some health authorities was the idea that Covid-19 was ...
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Stockholm syndrome revisited: As Sweden’s COVID rate flattens and masks disappear, experts ponder ‘no lockdown’ blueprint

Thomas Erdbrink | 
Normalcy has never been more contentious than in Sweden. Almost alone in the Western world, the Swedes refused to impose ...
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COVID ‘infodemic’: 38 million article Cornell study finds President Trump ‘largest driver’ of coronavirus misinformation and conspiracy theories

Noah Weiland, Sheryl Gay Stolberg | 
Of the flood of misinformation, conspiracy theories and falsehoods seeding the internet on the coronavirus, one common thread stands out: ...
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China sidesteps global safety norms, injecting thousands with potentially risky COVID vaccines

Sui-Lee Wee | 
The world still lacks a proven coronavirus vaccine, but that has not stopped Chinese officials from trying to inoculate tens ...
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COVID logistics nightmare: Developing a vaccine might be easy compared to shipping vials at -112°F to hundreds of millions of people around the globe

David Gelles | 
Drug companies will have to develop a safe and effective vaccine. Billions of people will have to consent to vaccination ...
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Biden says he would revive US project to track animal viruses shelved by Trump administration last year

Donald McNeil Jr., Thomas Kaplan | 
Joseph R. Biden Jr. has promised that, if elected, he will restore [a] program, called Predict, which searched for dangerous new ...
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COVID vaccines for children need to be vetted more carefully and may not be ready for a full year

Carl Zimmer | 
Thanks to the U.S. government’s Operation Warp Speed and other programs, a number of Covid-19 vaccines for adults are already in advanced ...
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Pediatrician on her personal awakening as mother of a transgender daughter

Paria Hassouri | 
Being a pediatrician and mother of three, I didn’t think there were many parenting scenarios that could catch me unprepared ...
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Protective ‘herd immunity’ may come a lot sooner than predicted

Apoorva Mandavilli | 
To achieve so-called herd immunity — the point at which the virus can no longer spread widely because there are ...
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Do you get dizzy when standing up? Here’s why

Jane Brody | 
A significant number of falls and fractures, particularly among the elderly, are likely to result from orthostatic hypotension — literally, ...
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Viewpoint: Genetics is revolutionizing baby making and what it means to be a family

Debora Spar | 
Humans are reproducing in ways that would have been truly unimaginable just several decades ago: Two men and a surrogate ...