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Virus evolution could undermine a COVID-19 vaccine

Viruses evolve defenses, this allows them to adapt and could undermine a COVID-19 vaccine – but this can be stopped Andrew Read, Penn State and...
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COVID-19 and obesity

COVID-19 reveals how obesity harms the body in real time, not just over a lifetime A COVID-19 patient is connected to life-sustaining devices at Mount...
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Vaccine distribution will require specialized handling

Keeping coronavirus vaccines at subzero temperatures during distribution will be hard, but likely key to ending pandemic Anna Nagurney, University of Massachusetts Amherst Just like a...
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Nutrition as a first line of defense

Good nutrition can contribute to keeping COVID-19 and other diseases away Grayson Jaggers, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The...
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A closer look at Covid-19 mortality demographics

Coronavirus is hundreds of times more deadly for people over 60 than people under 40 Nir Menachemi, IUPUI How deadly is SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes...
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COVID-19 antibodies decline quickly

Declining antibodies and immunity to COVID-19 – why the worry? Alexander (Sasha) Poltorak, Tufts University Most people are aware that testing for antibodies in a person’s...
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Coronavirus may remain on surfaces for days

National Institutes of Health (NIH): At a Glance Scientists found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can be detected in aerosols for up to...
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PFAS can increase your risk of severe COVID-19

How endocrine-disrupting chemicals like PFAS can increase your risk of severe COVID-19 Kathryn Crawford, Middlebury Nearly a year before the novel coronavirus emerged, Dr. Leonardo Trasande...
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Producing a NASA-Designed COVID-19 Ventilator

Brazilian Partnership to Begin Producing NASA-Designed COVID-19 Ventilator The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency has approved the commercial manufacture of VITAL, a breathing device designed specifically...
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Studying immune system differences between the sexes

COVID-19's deadliness for men is revealing why researchers should have been studying immune system sex differences years ago Adam Moeser, Michigan State University When it comes...

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