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Rapid COVID Tests Foil Transmission
People who show no symptoms can spread SARS-CoV-2, a huge blind spot. Fast and repeated testing is the way to find the virus where it hides.
An Established Vaccine Shows COVID Potential
A common tuberculosis vaccine is one possible and somewhat unexpected tool in the fight to control COVID-19.
Cataloging the Medicinal Power of Plants
Chemicals in plants that can break down bacteria in new ways may be the answer to antibiotic resistance. A major review should help.
Celebrate the Holidays at Home
With COVID-19 infections soaring, the CDC is asking us all to stay home. Here are ways to make the holiday festive and safe.
New Covid Strain Associated with Mink in Denmark
The SARS-CoV-2 mutation seen in Danish mink seems to have emanated from humans, but transmission now goes both ways.
Using Cell Phone Data to Track COVID's Spread
A computer model that tracks cell phone usage is enabling scientists to predict the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and the risk of reopening.
Cancer Deaths Drop Following Medicaid Expansion
States opting into the Medicaid expansion portion of the ACA all saw deaths from colon, breast and lung cancer drop. Here's why.
Travel on Thanksgiving? Pass the COVID
The urge to be together with loved ones on holidays has helped fuel the spread of COVID-19. Here's how some are weighing the options.
High Percentage of Grocery Workers COVID-Positive, Asymptomatic
Grocery store workers are among the unsung heroes of the pandemic and.face high rates of infection. They are also often COVID-19 carriers.
Complications Linked to Painkiller Use Later in Pregnancy
The FDA is warning women that taking NSAIDs like ibuprofen beyond 20 weeks of pregnancy can harm their unborn babies' kidneys.
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