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Viewpoint: Not all the COVID news is gloomy

New York Times | 
Clearly, the pandemic has not ended. So far some 215,000 Americans have lost their lives to the coronavirus, and reliable estimates suggest ...

Biden says he would revive US project to track animal viruses shelved by Trump administration last year

New York Times | 
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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Matching coronavirus containment success of Taiwan and South Korea requires ‘extraordinary levels of trust and cooperation from citizens’

New York Times | 
Terrifying though the coronavirus may be, it can be turned back. China, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan have demonstrated that, ...
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Infamous HIV “Patient Zero” declared innocent after genetic analysis

New York Times | 
In the tortuous mythology of the AIDS epidemic, one legend never seems to die: Patient Zero, aka Gaétan Dugas, a ...

Leishmaniasis: Genetic link found in far-flung victims of a lethal form of a parasitic disease

New York Times | 
Whether someone bitten by a sandfly goes on to develop the most lethal form of leishmaniasis  is determined partly by the victim’s ...
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