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For Inmates With COVID-19, Anxiety and Isolation Make Prison ‘Like A Torture Chamber’ – NPR

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Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, N.Y. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption toggle caption Mary Altaffer/AP Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, N.Y. Mary Altaffer/AP Back in early April as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged New York, John J. Lennon was sure he would contract the coronavirus. As a prisoner at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining,…

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Coronavirus mutation emerges that may bypass mask-wearing, hand-washing protections – Fox News

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September 24, 2020 | 2:23pm | Updated September 24, 2020 | 5:08pm A new COVID-19 mutation appears to be even more contagious, according to a study — and experts say it could be a response by the virus to defeat masks and other social-distancing efforts. Scientists in a paper published Wednesday identified a new strain…

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The male Y chromosome does more than we thought – Phys.org

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Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain New light is being shed on a little-known role of Y chromosome genes, specific to males, that could explain why men suffer differently than women from various diseases, including COVID-19. The findings were published this month in Scientific Reports by Université de Montréal professor Christian Deschepper, director of the Experimental Cardiovascular…

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44 additional coronavirus cases, 33 new recoveries reported by Maine CDC – WMTW Portland

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44 additional coronavirus cases, 33 new recoveries reported by Maine CDC The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 44 additional coronavirus cases and no new deaths on Thursday.The number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died remains at 140.The 44 additional cases bring the total since the outbreak began in Maine to 5,215.…

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Massive genetic study shows coronavirus mutating and potentially evolving amid rapid U.S. spread – Boston.com

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Scientists in Houston on Wednesday released a study of more than 5,000 genetic sequences of the coronavirus, which reveals the virus’s continual accumulation of mutations, one of which may have made it more contagious. That mutation is associated with a higher viral load among patients upon initial diagnosis, the researchers found. The study, which has…

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Too much candy: Man dies from eating bags of black licorice – Associated Press

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A Massachusetts construction worker’s love of black licorice wound up costing him his life. Eating a bag and a half every day for a few weeks threw his nutrients out of whack and caused the 54-year-old man’s heart to stop, doctors reported Wednesday.“Even a small amount of licorice you eat can increase your blood pressure…

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Documents Reveal CMS Planning To Enforce Hospital COVID-19 Data Reporting : Shots – Health News – NPR

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Hospitals may soon be at risk of losing a critical funding stream — Medicare funding — if they don't comply with new COVID-19 data reporting requirements. John Lamparski/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption John Lamparski/NurPhoto via Getty Images Hospitals may soon be at risk of losing a critical funding stream — Medicare funding…

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This survivor could be ‘the first person on the planet’ to battle Covid-19 and an imminent heart attack — and win – CNN

This survivor could be ‘the first person on the planet’ to battle Covid-19 and an imminent heart attack — and win – CNN  This survivor could be ‘the first person on the planet’ to battle Covid-19 and an imminent heart attack — and win – CNN this survivor could be the first person on the planet to battle covid 19 and an imminent heart attack and win cnn

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Updated 3:43 AM ET, Thu September 24, 2020 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)Ed Bettinelli has been living a cha…

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Nothing Eats Viruses, Right? Meet Some Hungry Protists – The New York Times

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New genetic evidence builds the case that single-celled marine microbes might chow down on viruses.A scanning electron microscope image of a choanoflagellate. Researchers are studying whether these single-celled organisms might feast on viruses in the world’s oceans.Credit...Eye of Science/Science SourceSept. 24, 2020, 12:15 a.m. ETOn the dinner plate that is planet Earth, there exists a…

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Long-Term Neurological Consequences of COVID-19: The “Silent Wave” – SciTechDaily

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Is the world prepared a wave of neurological consequences that may be on its way as a result of COVID-19? This question is at the forefront of research underway at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. A team of neuroscientists and clinicians are examining the potential link between COVID-19 and increased risk of…

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