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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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: ...
China sidesteps global safety norms, injecting thousands with potentially risky COVID vaccines

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...