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CDC Panel Endorses Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For People 65 and Older

A key Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory group unanimously voted Thursday to recommend distributing Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 booster shots to older Americans and nursing home residents, clearing the way for the agency to give t.....»»

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Deadly virus"s pathway to infect cells identified

Rift Valley fever virus causes economically devastating outbreaks of hemorrhagic fever in livestock such as sheep, goats and cattle. These mosquito-borne outbreaks lead to infection in people working with dead or dying animals, sometimes causing hund.....»»

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How poxviruses multiply

The last case of smallpox worldwide occurred in Somalia in October 1977. In 1980, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the eradication of the smallpox. According to official sources, the virus continues to exist today only in two high-securit.....»»

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Tech billionaire: Facebook is what"s wrong with America

From the climate crisis to Covid, Marc Benioff sees a common thread for what ails America today: deception that is allowed to spread like wildfire on Facebook......»»

Source:  cnnCategory: top9 hr. 19 min. ago Related News

"Ultra-potent" antibody against COVID-19 variants

A technology developed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has led to the discovery of an "ultra-potent" monoclonal antibody against multiple variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, including the delta variant......»»

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COVID-19 creates dire US shortage of teachers, school staff

One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students' lunchboxes, telling parents it's "now hiring." Elsewhere, principals are filling in as crossing guards, teachers are being offered signing bonuses and schools are moving bac.....»»

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COVID disrupts aluminum capacitor supply in SE Asia

On top of the global shortage of semiconductors, passive components are also seeing undersupply as COVID looms large in Southeast Asia, where suppliers are forced to manufacture at lower capacity......»»

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"It must stop now." Marc Benioff says Facebook doesn"t care about disinformation

From the climate crisis to Covid, Marc Benioff sees a common thread for what ails America today: deception that is allowed to spread like wildfire on Facebook......»»

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Idaho COVID crisis: Hospitals overflowing with sicker, younger patients

"These people didn't need to die now, and they didn't need to die like this." Enlarge / A coronavirus preparedness tent setup outside a hospital emergency room entrance at Gritman Medical Center in the northern Idaho city of Moscow in March 2020.....»»

Source:  arstechnicaCategory: topSep 23rd, 2021Related News

Billion-dollar biotech company"s focus expands to include COVID

Harlan and Chad Robins started Seattle-based Adaptive Biotechnologies 12 years ago to find a cure for cancer. Now, they have broadened their mission to take on COVID-19......»»

Source:  physorgCategory: topSep 22nd, 2021Related News

Microneedle patch delivers COVID-19 DNA vaccine, doesn"t require cold storage

More than 2 billion people worldwide are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. However, many who live in resource-limited countries haven't been able to get vaccines, partly because these areas lack temperature-controlled shipping and storage facilities.....»»

Source:  physorgCategory: topSep 22nd, 2021Related News

Low-income single mothers feel they have "no choice" in COVID-19 school and care decisions

In a recent study published in Family Relations, constraints related to safety or financial needs dictated the decisions that low-income, single mothers made around childcare and schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Source:  physorgCategory: topSep 22nd, 2021Related News

iOS 15.1 Beta Lets Users Add COVID Vaccination Card To Wallet App

The iOS 15.1 beta that was introduced today allows iPhone users to upload their COVID-19 vaccination status to the Health app and then generate a vaccination card in Apple Wallet. MacRumors reports: The Apple Wallet vaccination card can be shown to b.....»»

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Preparing for a future pandemic with artificial intelligence

When the novel coronavirus led to a global pandemic last year, doctors and researchers rushed to learn as much as possible about the virus and how our bodies respond to it......»»

Source:  physorgCategory: topSep 21st, 2021Related News

Raspberry Pi gets $45M to meet demand for low cost PCs and IoT

Turns out COVID-19 lockdowns have been good for the indoor hobby of hardware hacking: The UK-based foundational behind the low price microprocessor, Raspberry Pi, announced close of a $45 million funding round yesterday. The cash injection into the t.....»»

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COVID threatens creative diversity, study finds

Experts have been working with politicians to set out a blueprint that enables the sector to address the challenges it faces......»»

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UK’s MarketFinance scores $383M to fuel its online loans platform for SMBs

Small and medium businesses regularly face cashflow problems. But if that’s an already-inconvenient predicament, it has been exacerbated to the breaking point for too many during the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, a UK startup called MarketFinance .....»»

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UK’s MarketFinance secures $383M to fuel its online loans platform for SMBs

Small and medium businesses regularly face cashflow problems. But if that’s an already-inconvenient predicament, it has been exacerbated to the breaking point for too many during the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, a UK startup called MarketFinance .....»»

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Inhibiting targets of SARS-CoV-2 proteases can block infection, study shows

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have shown how SARS-CoV-2 viral proteases attack the host cell, and how this can be targeted to stop virus replication in cell culture using existing drugs......»»

Source:  physorgCategory: topSep 21st, 2021Related News

Kids 5-11 appear safely protected by small doses of COVID vaccine, Pfizer says

The company aims to submit data to the FDA by the end of this month. Enlarge / Vials of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. (credit: SOPA images) Small doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 mRNA vaccine in children ages 5 to 11 appeared to produce strong antibo.....»»

Source:  arstechnicaCategory: topSep 20th, 2021Related News