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Predicting the next pandemic virus is harder than we think

The observation that most of the viruses that cause human disease come from other animals has led some researchers to attempt "zoonotic risk prediction" to second-guess the next virus to hit us. However, in an Essay publishing April 20th in the open.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 20th, 2021

Healthy young adults who had COVID-19 may have long-term impact on blood vessels and heart health

New research highlights the possible long term health impacts of COVID-19 on young, relatively healthy adults who were not hospitalized and who only had minor symptoms due to the virus......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

Organ transplant recipients remain vulnerable to COVID-19 even after second vaccine dose

In a new study, researchers show that although two doses of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes COVID 19 -- confers some protection for people who have received solid organ transplants, it's still not enough to enable them to dispen.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

COVID-19 vaccine is associated with fewer asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections, study finds

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital COVID-19 screening and vaccination program for employees offers early evidence that vaccine protects against asymptomatic infection, which has fueled the pandemic......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

Without commuter traffic, pandemic-era drivers are speeding up, increasing noise pollution

When millions of Americans began working from home, city traffic halted. Although the air became cleaner, researchers discovered that sound levels increased in nature conservation areas due to cars driving faster......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

Our immune systems blanket the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein with antibodies

A previously underappreciated part of the body's natural defense against SARS-CoV-2, called non-RBD-directed antibodies, actually plays a major role in combating the virus, according to a new study. That's good news for scientists designing the next.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

Extra Crunch roundup: How Duolingo became an edtech leader

The pandemic has just pushed edtech mainstream, but language-learning startup Duolingo had already spent the past decade figuring out how to build a successful edtech app. In our latest installment of the EC-1 series, Natasha Mascarenhas goes deep wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 12 min. ago

As UGC gets a pandemic bump, brands need to leverage customer content now

Luggage maker Calego says the playbook it developed before COVID-19 has really paid off as the importance of UGC grows Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News12 hr. 44 min. ago

African swine fever virus vaccine candidate now produced in a cell line

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) today announced that an African Swine Fever Virus vaccine candidate has been adapted to grow in a cell line, which means that those involved in vaccine production will no longer.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago

Carbon emissions from energy dropped 10% in the EU last year

Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel combustion dropped 10% in the European Union last year amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to estimates from the EU's statistical office......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago

Asia Optical fully utilizes capacity for optical lenses used in video conferencing

Asia Optical has fully utilized capacity for optical lenses used in video conferencing devices thanks to continued strong demand in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, according to company chairman Robert Lai at a May 6 investor conference......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 44 min. ago

Study: Residents left big metros during pandemic for family

Cece Linder was living in a 770-square-foot apartment outside Washington, D.C., last spring when the area went into lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Cars.com swings to $5.3 million profit in Q1

The company posted a $787.4 million net loss a year earlier as the coronavirus pandemic took hold. It generated an almost $1 billion charge in the first quarter of 2020......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

US move on vaccine intellectual property is "monumental moment" in COVID-19 fight

The head of the World Health Organization says the US backing of a proposed waiver of intellectual property rights for COVID vaccines is a "monumental moment" in the fight against the virus......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Why people with disabilities are at greater risk of going hungry—especially during a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed uncomfortable and distressing truths about American society: namely, the struggle many Americans face just getting by......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Public health expert issues warning over potential community breakdown in COVID response

A public health expert from the University of Stirling says governments must change the post-pandemic narrative in order to avoid community breakdown......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Low achieving students benefit most from COVID-19 online switch

Students struggling academically benefited most when schools around the world transitioned from classroom teaching to online learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the switch also didn't negatively impact higher achievers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Reboot Knowledge Management for the Post-Pandemic Workplace

Let’s be honest. Before COVID-19 upended everything, very few organizations were doing knowledge management well. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Survey: Some bosses are using the pandemic as an excuse to push workers

A middle-aged woman in the public sector says she and her colleagues have been "underappreciated, overworked and mentally stressed out" as they faced pandemic-related challenges and stresses, without any pay increase......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Activision Blizzard to triple Call of Duty development after earnings exceed expectations

Thanks in part to the stay-at-home pandemic, gaming companies have been turning in higher than expected earnings for the first quarter of 2021. Activision Blizzard just reported net revenues of $2.28 billion for Q1 2021. The company had projected $2......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Look out PiedPiper – iSIZE reduces power for video streaming, raises $6.3M in round led by Octopus

It’s widely known that video streaming boomed during the pandemic, as millions of people were faced by boredom during lockdowns. But an unintended consequence of this was the growing environmental impact of millions of video streams which meant ser.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021