Archive for the ‘Science / Health’ Category

A Pause on J&J, Preparation for Booster Shots, and More News

April 16th, 2021
Catch up on the most important updates from this week.

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Pausing the J&J Vaccine Was Easy. Unpausing Will Be Hard

April 15th, 2021
Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine was supposed to be the uncomplicated one. But even with new data, getting people to trust it again will be tricky.

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Tracking Variants, New Hot Spots, and More Coronavirus News

April 9th, 2021
Catch up on the most important updates from this week.

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Variant Hunters Race to Find New Strains Where Testing Lags

April 9th, 2021
In countries without much sequencing, new versions of the Covid virus can go unnoticed. Scientists across Africa are collaborating to track them down.

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New Travel Guidelines, Real-World Vaccine Efficacy, and More

April 2nd, 2021
Catch up on the most important updates from this week.

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Covid-19 Vaccine Passports Are Coming. What Will That Mean?

April 2nd, 2021
Scores of plans to verify immunity are in the works. But there are even more questions about how they’ll use data, protect privacy—and who gets certified first.

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Larry Brilliant Has a Plan to Speed Up the Pandemic’s End

April 1st, 2021
We'll never get herd immunity, but with speedy, deft combat against new infections, the epidemiologist says we could get back to normalish life.

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The Weird Science of Loneliness and Our Brains

March 30th, 2021
Social isolation has been linked to poorer physical and mental health, but scientists are finally starting to understand its neurological impact.

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A New Vaccine Goal, a Hasty Return to ‘Normal,’ and More News

March 26th, 2021
Catch up on the most important updates from this week.

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The Ionizer in Your School May Not Do Much to Fight Covid

March 26th, 2021
Manufacturers say the devices remove 99 percent of viruses. Researchers say such claims are unproven, and cheaper air filters are more effective.

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