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Trump administration, CDC fumbling efforts to push back against vaccine deniers

Elizabeth Cohen&nbsp|&nbsp
While anti-vaxxers flood social media with lies about the upcoming coronavirus vaccine -- that it contains monkey brains, that it's ...
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‘Will a COVID vaccine work on the grossly overweight? Our prediction is no’

Sarah Varney&nbsp|&nbsp
[I]n the United States, where at least 4.6 million people have been infected and nearly 155,000 have died, the promise ...
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Natural immunity: Some people who have not gotten the virus may be naturally protected

Jacqueline Howard&nbsp|&nbsp
[A] study, published in the journal Nature on [July 29], found that among a sample of 68 healthy adults in Germany who ...
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You are what your hair says you are: Follicles provide a map of your diet and health

Katie Hunt&nbsp|&nbsp
Your mop can potentially shed light on whether you prefer veggie burgers or cheeseburgers, a new study has suggested. Researchers ...

Gum health linked to mental health problems

Katie Hunt&nbsp|&nbsp
Periodontal disease is associated with a wide range of health conditions, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and dementia, making the ...
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Dinosaur cancer? We suffer from malignancies that afflicted our distant biological relatives

Katie Hunt&nbsp|&nbsp
[S]cientists say they have, for the first time, found that dinosaurs suffered from osteosarcoma -- an aggressive malignant cancer that ...
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Beyond anti-vax activism, what could slow embrace of COVID-19 vaccines? Production and logistics

Sara Murray&nbsp|&nbsp
Once a vaccine is approved, every American won't be able to get it at once. That sets up the unenviable ...

Is Dr. Fauci involved in a plot to profit from coronavirus? Sinclair Network pulls Eric Bolling Plandemic conspiracy program that claimed just that

Oliver Darcy&nbsp|&nbsp
Over the weekend, Sinclair announced it would postpone and "rework" the segment featuring discredited "Plandemic" researcher Judy Mikovits which was ...
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Vaccine race accelerates, as Moderna-NIH partnership drug induces immune responses in all Phase 1 volunteers

Jacqueline Howard, John Bonifield&nbsp|&nbsp
[E]arly results, published in the New England Journal of Medicine on [July 14], showed that [Moderna’s COVID-19] vaccine worked to ...
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Aging eyes? Staring at bright red light could rescue your vision

Ryan Prior&nbsp|&nbsp
A few minutes of looking into a deep red light could have a dramatic effect on preventing eyesight decline as ...
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Cytokine storms: This doctor hunting down a COVID-19 treatment the same way he cured his own rare disease

Ryan Prior&nbsp|&nbsp
35-year-old associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine [David Fajgenbaum] leads the school's Center for Cytokine ...

Why this COVID-19 spike is different: Current U.S. mutated version much more infectious than first wave virus but no more deadly

Maggie Fox&nbsp|&nbsp
[A new COVID-19] mutation makes the virus more likely to infect people but does not seem to make them any ...

Will herd immunity curb COVID-19? Not with rampant spread of ‘anti-science, anti-authority, anti-vaccine’ views

Elizabeth Cohen&nbsp|&nbsp
With government support, three coronavirus vaccines are expected to be studied in large-scale clinical trials in the next three months ...
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Is speed more important than safety? Operation Warp Speed triggers public fears regulators are cutting coronavirus vaccine corners

Elizabeth Cohen&nbsp|&nbsp
"I'm a bit concerned to see there's a fair amount of skepticism in the American public about whether or not ...
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Viewpoint: We can’t blame genetics for government ‘indifference, missteps and political calculations’ in COVID-19 deaths

Kent Sepkowitz&nbsp|&nbsp
The influx of geneticists studying Covid-19 is good news; brilliant minds that examine a problem from different perspectives is our ...
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Even one can of soda a day could increase risk of heart disease, study says

Ryan Prior&nbsp|&nbsp
Even one serving daily of a sugary soft drink is associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease. That's according to ...
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Drinking and smoking ‘of any level’ while pregnant may harm baby’s development, study says

Kristen Rogers&nbsp|&nbsp
If you're stressed or wanting to enjoy virtual happy hour with friends while pregnant, having a glass of wine every ...
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Not all children are safe from COVID-19: Mysterious childhood illness similar to Kawasaki disease linked to coronavirus

Maggie Fox&nbsp|&nbsp
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a health advisory to thousands of doctors across the country [May ...
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Skeletons of Africans enslaved in Mexico reveal extreme hardships of the Atlantic slave trade

Kristen Rogers&nbsp|&nbsp
In a study published [April 30] in the journal Current Biology, scientists tell the stories of three 16th-century enslaved Africans ...
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‘Crazy beast’ fossil shows how weird evolution can get

Ashley Strickland&nbsp|&nbsp
Researchers have uncovered the fossil of an early mammal named the "crazy beast" that lived 66 million years ago on ...

If coronavirus vaccines don’t work, what’s plan B?

Rob Picheta&nbsp|&nbsp
As countries lie frozen in lockdown and billions of people lose their livelihoods, public figures are teasing a breakthrough that ...
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Fluorescent foliage: Researchers grow glow-in-the-dark plants with help from mushroom DNA

Amy Woodyatt&nbsp|&nbsp
Fans of the "Avatar" movie will have long dreamed of lush jungles teeming with glowing plants. But fluorescent foliage may ...
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Can you get reinfected? 2% of recovered coronavirus patients in South Korea test positive for the disease

Julia Hollingsworth, Paula Hancocks, Yoonjung Seo&nbsp|&nbsp
In South Korea, health officials are trying to solve a mystery: why 163 people who recovered from coronavirus have retested ...
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Discovery of microbes under ocean floor suggests life could thrive in ‘extreme environments’ like Mars

Ashley Strickland&nbsp|&nbsp
When scientists find microbial life thriving in some of the most extreme environments on Earth, it gives them hope that ...
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Was it a bat? A lab leak? A bioweapon? Virus hunters battle cornovarius origin speculation

Drew Griffin, Robert Kuznia&nbsp|&nbsp
A vacuum of knowledge about the origins of the new coronavirus ravaging the world has provided fertile ground for all ...
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Video: World has lots of food, but COVID-19 trade restrictions hamper supermarket restocking efforts

John Defterios&nbsp|&nbsp
The food industry is struggling to cope with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Restrictions on transportation links that move ...
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Video: How COVID-19 attacks a patient’s lungs

CT imaging from George Washington University Hospital shows the effects of Covid-19 on the lungs of a 59-year old man ...

Why it’s safe to order food and go grocery shopping during the coronavirus outbreak

Mallory Simon&nbsp|&nbsp
President Donald Trump and governors of various states have suggested Americans should avoid restaurants due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead ...