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A Viral Theory Cited by Health Officials Draws Fire From Scientists

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New York Times - A manifesto urging reliance on “herd immunity” without lockdowns was warmly received by administration officials. But the strategy cannot stem the pandemic, many experts...

  • A manifesto calling for the coronavirus to spread naturally among younger people while protecting the vulnerable is unscientific, dangerous and unethical, many scientists said. https://t.co/X7pfah0dhJ

A Viral Theory Cited by Health Officials Draws Fire From Scientists

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New York Times - A manifesto urging reliance on “herd immunity” without lockdowns was warmly received by administration officials. But the strategy cannot stem the pandemic, many experts...

  • A manifesto calling for the coronavirus to spread naturally among younger people while protecting the vulnerable is unscientific, dangerous and unethical, many scientists said. https://t.co/5odkEYE4CE

Two Companies Restart Virus Trials in U.S. After Safety Pauses

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New York Times - AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson have restarted their late-stage trials after finding that serious illnesses in a few volunteers appeared not to be related...

  • AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson have restarted their late-stage trials after finding that serious illnesses in a few volunteers appeared not to be related to the vaccines. https://t.co/9wG3f2b3Rs

The Price for Not Wearing Masks: Perhaps 130,000 Lives

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New York Times - The pandemic death toll could be lowered by next spring if more Americans wear masks, a new analysis...

The Price for Not Wearing Masks: Perhaps 130,000 Lives

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New York Times - The pandemic death toll could be lowered by next spring if more Americans wear masks, a new analysis...

Wikipedia and W.H.O. Join to Combat Covid-19 Misinformation

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New York Times - The health agency will license much of its material to the online encyclopedia, allowing the information to be reposted widely into almost 200...

The Coronavirus Has Claimed 2.5 Million Years of Potential Life in the U.S., Study Finds

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New York Times - A Harvard researcher added up the number of years that Americans who died from Covid-19 might have lived had they reached a typical life...

  • A researcher counted up the number of years of potential life that have been lost to the coronavirus, illustrating its impact on people who died very young. https://t.co/K0864dVDK3

The Price for Not Wearing Masks: Perhaps 130,000 Lives

posted 24 hours

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New York Times - The pandemic death toll could be lowered by next spring if more Americans wear masks, a new analysis...

Two Companies Restart Virus Trials in U.S. After Safety Pauses

posted 1 day

Mashup Score: 11

New York Times - AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson have restarted their late-stage trials after finding that serious illnesses in a few volunteers appeared not to be related...

  • AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson have restarted their late-stage trials after finding that serious illnesses in a few volunteers appeared not to be related to the vaccines. https://t.co/v8RgQ3c683

The Pandemic’s Real Toll? 300,000 Deaths, and It’s Not Just From the Coronavirus

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New York Times - A C.D.C. analysis finds that overall death rates have risen, particularly among young adults and people of...

  • Not all of the deaths linked to the pandemic are caused by the coronavirus itself. The C.D.C. puts the number of "excess deaths" in the United States at 300,000.  https://t.co/RVzGmRMTie