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Doctor’s Death After Covid Vaccine Is Being Investigated

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New York Times - A Florida physician developed an unusual blood disorder shortly after he received the Pfizer vaccine. It is not yet known if the shot is...

  • A 56-year-old doctor developed a rare blood disorder a few days after a shot of Pfizer's Covid vaccine, and died 2 weeks later from a brain hemorrhage. His death is being investigated.  https://t.co/AIRa3hOyhk

Doctor’s Death After Covid Vaccine Is Being Investigated

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New York Times - A Florida physician developed an unusual blood disorder shortly after he received the Pfizer vaccine. It is not yet known if the shot is...

  • A 56-year-old doctor developed a rare blood disorder a few days after a shot of Pfizer's Covid vaccine, and died 2 weeks later from a brain hemorrhage. His death is being investigated.  https://t.co/VH3ZyfJAyp

Police Investigating Whether Lawmakers Gave Rioters Tour of Capitol Before Siege

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New York Times - The Capitol Police are looking into whether members of Congress inappropriately gave visitors access to the Capitol ahead of last week’s assault. Vice President...

Biden to Elevate Science Adviser to His Cabinet

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New York Times - The President-elect will nominate Eric S. Lander to head the Office of Science and Technology Policy, a post left vacant by President Trump for...

  • President-elect Biden will nominate Eric S. Lander of the Broad Institute to serve as presidential science adviser. For the first time, the position will be elevated to the cabinet level. https://t.co/uoPHkW4FKY

Alzheimer’s Drug Shows Promise in Small Trial

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New York Times - Participants with the disease still declined, but much more slowly than those receiving a placebo, investigators...

  • In a preliminary trial, an experimental drug seems to have slowed the pace of decline in Alzheimer's patients. "This is big news," said one scientist.  https://t.co/pWNwCgw3wf

How to (Literally) Drive the Coronavirus Away

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New York Times - What’s the transmission risk inside a car? An airflow study offers some insight for passengers and drivers...

  • Study shows the importance of keeping the car windows open to minimize the risk of transmission. I like the idea of opening opposite windows to create an air curtain. With @j_g_allen @CorsIAQ https://t.co/iXYh1UjGLl

India begins inoculating its 1.3 billion people, starting with health care workers.

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New York Times - The vaccine campaign is unfolding in a country with more than 150,000 coronavirus deaths, the world’s third-highest...

  • Why can India 🇮🇳 vaccinate >1 billion people vs #COVID19 while US wonders if it can immunize 100 million? A health system that includes public vaccinations, while producing vaccines you can make at scale: adenovirus, WIV, our recombinant protein vaccine https://t.co/Slm3dhXSG4

Biden to Elevate Science Adviser to His Cabinet

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New York Times - The President-elect will nominate Eric S. Lander to head the Office of Science and Technology Policy, a post left vacant by President Trump for...

  • President-elect Biden will nominate Eric S. Lander of the Broad Institute to serve as presidential science adviser. For the first time, the position will be elevated to the cabinet level. https://t.co/29H7xSTV11

Electric Eels Hunt in Packs, Shocking Prey and Scientists

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New York Times - The behavior, used by wolves and orcas to run down fast prey, is rarely seen in...

  • A scientist in the Amazon was surprised when he found a writhing mass of more than 100 electric eels corralling groups of tetra fish into tightly packed balls and bombarding them with synchronized electric attacks that sent them flying https://t.co/c2mfwihcwJ

At Elite Medical Centers, Even Workers Who Don’t Qualify Are Vaccinated

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New York Times - Administrators and young graduate students have been inoculated at leading research hospitals, contrary to state and federal...

  • “I wish our elderly relatives had received the vaccine before me,” said a young employee at Vanderbilt who has no contact with patients and asked not to be identified for fear of reprisals. https://t.co/BsBSzYn1HZ