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A daily pill to treat covid could be just months away, scientists say

A daily pill to treat covid could be just months away, scientists say

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Within a day of testing positive for covid-19 in June, Miranda Kelly was sick enough to be scared. At 44, ...
‘Give me whatever’: Republican governors and vaccine hesitators who question safety and effectiveness of ‘medically proven’ shots embrace unproven antibody therapies

‘Give me whatever’: Republican governors and vaccine hesitators who question safety and effectiveness of ‘medically proven’ shots embrace unproven antibody therapies

Kaiser Health News | 
[A]fter she fell ill with covid last month, [Joelle Ruppert, an unvaccinated] Florida preschool teacher, found herself desperate to try ...
Is the US underestimating COVID reinfection risks?

Is the US underestimating COVID reinfection risks?

Scientific American | 
As millions of Americans struggle to recover from covid and millions more scramble for the protection offered by vaccines, U.S ...
Prepare for some unpleasant side effects from COVID-19 shots

Prepare for some unpleasant side effects from COVID-19 shots

Kaiser Health News | 
Data from early trials of several COVID-19 vaccines suggests that consumers will need to be prepared for side effects that, ...
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‘Humans often do dumb things’: ‘Unsettling similarities’ between responses to COVID-19 and the flea-driven 14th century black death

Kaiser Health News | 
The flea-driven plague, also known as the “Great Mortality,” overran Eurasia and North Africa from 1347 to 1353, killing tens ...
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How to make $2000: Volunteer to get a COVID-19 test vaccine

Kaiser Health News | 
During the next two months, vaccine makers hope to recruit 60,000 Americans to roll up their sleeves to test the ...
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US employers turning to pricey and unproven COVID-19 antibody testing

Kaiser Health News | 
Across America, untold numbers of employers, employees and ordinary citizens are turning to a slew of sometimes pricey new COVID-19 ...
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Frequent errors with popular dementia test prompt review, new training requirements

STAT | 
Dr. Ronny Jackson, then the White House physician, gave Donald Trump a standard test to detect early signs of dementia ...
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Trump brain test inspires creation of online version for consumers

Kaiser Health News | 
Weeks after [President] Trump posted his perfect [Montreal Cognitive Assessment] score (30/30), the researchers started working on a new tool, ...

After repeated health code violations, Seattle Chipotle restaurant closed

Seattle Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Seattle health officials closed ...
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Washington, Oregon investigating massive food poisoning outbreak at Chipotle

Seattle Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. All Chipotle restaurants in ...
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