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Plant-based meats can be labeled ‘burgers’ in Europe, encouraging consumers to eat fewer animal products

Miriam Berger | 
Veggie burger enthusiasts can rejoice after the European Parliament on [October 23] rejected a measure to ban use of the ...
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A COVID tale of two universities: This historically Black Alabama college got its opening right; their mostly White neighbor flubbed it

Maria Sacchetti | 
[The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa and Birmingham campuses] were supposed to have the same clean slate when classes resumed amid ...
It turns out seniors are both more vulnerable to COVID and can handle quarantines better

It turns out seniors are both more vulnerable to COVID and can handle quarantines better

Ellyn Lem | 
Stories abound of many older Americans handling the pandemic with the kind of resilience and aplomb my mother showed... My ...
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World War I now linked to 5-year frigid period that likely intensified Spanish flu that infected one-third of the world

Erin Blakemore | 
During the [1918] influenza pandemic, about one-third of the world was infected and at least 50 million died. But why was the ...
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COVID spikes surge in search for birth parents and disconnected relatives

Lisa Selin Davis | 
[Krystal] Myers, 34, grew up in Freeport, Long Island with her mother, and still lives near there. When she was ...

A cup of coffee a day keeps colorectal cancer away

Linda Searing | 
Drinking one to four or more cups of coffee a day may help people with advanced colorectal cancer live longer ...
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Video: Breaking the COVID genetic code: How genetic data revealed a secret coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus mutates as it moves through its victims. Infectious particles swabbed from a patient’s nose carry small but distinctive differences ...
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With concerns rising that Trump was conspiring to end run FDA vaccine standards, White House reverses decision to block release after the agency ignored the president and published them anyway

Laurie McGinley | 
The White House on [October 6] approved tough new standards for coronavirus vaccines after weeks of delay, but only after the ...

Chilling news from Italy’s COVID epicenter: 5 months after infection, half of survivors still suffer symptoms

Chico Harlan, Stefano Pitrelli | 
Six months ago, Bergamo was a startling warning sign of the virus’s fury, a city where sirens rang through the night and ...
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Easy-to-administer single shot COVID vaccine from Johnson & Johnson in final phase testing

Carolyn Johnson | 
[An] experimental vaccine being developed by pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is the fourth vaccine to enter the large, Phase 3 ...

Ostrich Paradox: How our inability to process risk is crippling responses to COVID

Lia Kvatum | 
The question is… Why do some take the threat of the virus more seriously than others? Your risk of contracting ...
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Geopolitical COVID challenge: China and Russia providing not-fully-vetted vaccines, targeting the Middle East

Eva Dou, Isabelle Khurshudyan | 
China's Sinopharm announced [September 14] that it would provide emergency doses of one of its two trial vaccines to the ...
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CDC guidance in turmoil over conflicting evidence whether COVID can be transmitted through the air over longer distances

Ben Guarino, Chris Mooney, Tim Elfrink | 
[On Monday, September 21,] the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention edited its Web page describing how the novel coronavirus spreads, ...

Poop detection is the latest ‘cutting-edge’ test to protect returning college students from COVID

Jaclyn Peiser | 
The [University of Arizona] is regularly screening the sewage from each dorm, searching for traces of the virus. On [September ...
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Meet the scientists who research mosquitoes by feeding them their own blood

Elizabeth Landau | 
The colony was picky — it wouldn’t feed on anesthetized mice or drink from a container covered with a membrane ...
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Trump won’t join cooperative global effort to develop and distribute COVID vaccines because of his opposition to WHO

Emily Rauhala, Yasmeen Abutaleb | 
More than 170 countries are in talks to participate in the Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access (Covax) Facility, which aims to speed vaccine ...
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Science checking Trump’s touted convalescent plasma COVID treatment

President Trump announced [August 23] that he had helped break through a regulatory “logjam” to grant emergency authorization of convalescent ...

Will schools maintain immunization requirements as vaccination rates plunge?

Nat Malkus | 
[E]ven as the coronavirus dominates concerns of parents and school leaders, the dwindling rates of routine childhood vaccinations are quietly ...
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‘Like, wow’!: 3-D ultrasound images allow blind parents ‘glimpse’ at their newborn’s face

Debra Bruno | 
[S]ophisticated technology allows [blind parents] to “see” their little ones before they are born by creating a 3-D image to ...
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FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn: ‘Decisions about approving vaccines will be based solely on good science’

Stephen Hahn | 
The framework in the United States to support a covid-19 vaccine is now in place. Testing is underway and manufacturing ...
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97,000 school-age children tested positive for COVID-19 in late July — most had no or mild symptoms

Pictures of packed school hallways in Georgia and news of positive tests on the first day of classes in Indiana ...

Covid-19 targets poor service workers in densely populated enclaves. Can we turn that around?

George Rutherford | 
California is a large and complex state, and our coronavirus challenge, too, is anything but straightforward. In fact, the best way to ...
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No HIV vaccine yet but decades of false starts provide guidance to coronavirus researchers

Carolyn Johnson, Lenny Bernstein | 
Thirty-six years [after the virus's discovery], there still is no HIV vaccine. But instead of being a cautionary tale of ...

Wanted: Volunteers willing to risk getting sick from the coronavirus for the greater good

Carolyn Johnson | 
The Covid-19 Prevention Network, which knits together the existing federal clinical trial infrastructure developed largely to test HIV vaccines and ...
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Maybe Darwin got it wrong: ‘Survival of the Friendliest’

Marlene Cimons | 
Most people assume that Darwin was talking about physical strength when referring to “survival of the fittest,” meaning that a ...
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The novel coronavirus is a random murderer

Six months into a pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 people globally, scientists are still trying to understand the ...
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Anti-vax activists exploit dark history of Tuskegee syphilis study to stir Black opposition to COVID-19 vaccines

Peter Jamison | 
[There’s] a remarkable new alliance between the anti-vaccine movement and black leaders in Colorado. Among those who testified against [a ...
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In over 10,000 sessions, secret supervised opioid injection site hasn’t had a single death or hospitalization

Meryl Kornfield, William Wan | 
Operators of the supervised injection site say that over the course of five years, 10,514 injections and 33 opioid-involved overdoses, ...