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New Playbook for Covid-19 Protection Emerges After Year of Study, Missteps

Scientists are settling on a road map that can help critical sectors of the economy safely conduct business, from meatpacking…

As Virus Grows Stealthier, Vaccine Makers Reconsider Battle Plans

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As the coronavirus assumes contagious new forms around the world, two drug makers reported on Monday that their vaccines,…

Could a Smell Test Screen People for Covid?

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In a perfect world, the entrance to every office, restaurant and school would offer a coronavirus test — one with absolute…

SARS-CoV-2 is following the evolutionary rule book

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Natural selection is a powerful force. In circumstances that are still disputed, it took a bat coronavirus and adapted…

A New Study Questions Whether Masks Protect Wearers. You Need to Wear Them Anyway.

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Researchers in Denmark reported on Wednesday that surgical masks did not protect the wearers against infection with…

Why It’s a Big Deal If the First Covid Vaccine Is ‘Genetic’

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ON MONDAY MORNING, when representatives from the drug company Pfizer said that its Covid-19 vaccine appears…

Navy Research Confirms Need for Strict Coronavirus Testing Protocols

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Young, healthy people who contract the coronavirus are often asymptomatic, very rarely need hospital care and can transmit…

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Studies Showing Waning Coronavirus Antibodies

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The portion of people in Britain with detectable antibodies to the coronavirus fell by roughly 27 percent over a period…

Should covid be left to spread among the young and healthy?

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As new waves of covid-19 sweep the world, lockdowns are back in fashion. This time, though, they are a harder sell.…

Health & Medicine

Drugmakers Look for New Ways to Test Covid-19 Vaccines

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As more Covid-19 vaccines become available in the U.S., it is getting tougher to run large clinical trials to test a new…

As Virus Grows Stealthier, Vaccine Makers Reconsider Battle Plans

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As the coronavirus assumes contagious new forms around the world, two drug makers reported on Monday that their vaccines,…

Could a Smell Test Screen People for Covid?

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In a perfect world, the entrance to every office, restaurant and school would offer a coronavirus test — one with absolute…

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