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Fauci implores state and local leaders to ‘be as forceful as possible’ with mask orders

Social distancing, an important factor in blunting the spread of coronavirus, can be difficult with more people going out, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. “When you’re living your life and trying to open up the country, you are going to come into contact with people. And for that reason, we know that masks are really important,… Read More »

One vaccine to beat COVID, Sars, Mers and common cold – possible?

PhotobyTawat/Shutterstock Sheena Cruickshank, University of Manchester SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID-19 – belongs to the family of betacoronaviruses that cause everything from the common cold to Mers (which kills about one in three people infected). Despite causing a wide range of symptoms, these viruses all share similarities. If they’re similar enough, could one… Read More »

Japanese researchers confirm coronavirus testing in sewers as possible outbreak warning system

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese researchers confirmed the presence of the coronavirus in wastewater plants, a finding that could serve as a signal for future outbreaks. The study tested water from four treatment plants in Ishikawa and Toyama prefectures in western Japan. Out of 27 samples, 7 were positive for the SARS-CoV2 virus, according to a… Read More »

NYC possible coronavirus-related cases in kids are mostly Black and Hispanic

(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) If there weren’t already enough evidence that the coronavirus is disproportionately affecting African Americans and people of color, there is the continuing mystery of children who are suffering from a COVID-19 like illness. READ MORE: 15 children in NYC have possibly COVID-related illness According to N.Y. Daily News, the cases… Read More »

Gene study reveals secrets of parasitic worms, possible treatments

LONDON (Reuters) – The largest study to date of the genetic makeup of parasitic worms has found hundreds of new clues about how they invade the human body, evade its immune system and cause disease. FILE PHOTO: A giant 25m worm representing the parasitic worm of schistosomiasis, that causes significant suffering and death to thousands… Read More »