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Crowds in Wuhan clinics fear that coronavirus tests may rekindle the disease

WUHAN, China (Reuters) – When Wuhan, the Chinese city where the COVID-19 pandemic started, launched a massive test campaign, some residents crowded in the test centers expressed their concern on Saturday that they were Coronavirus could be exposed just by testing the population. A woman with a face mask watches in front of others waiting in line for nucleic acid …

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Maher grills Pelosi over endless federal spending: Debt reduction could hurt “more people than the disease”

Receive the latest news about coronavirus and more in your inbox every day. Login here. Real Time moderator Bill Maher grilled House of Representatives spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. About the federal taxpayers’ money spent on fighting the coronavirus outbreak and expressed concerns that the House of Cards would eventually will fall. After Pelosi touted the fourth Congressional Aid Law that …

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Missouri is suing China for the effects of the corona virus, saying the country has “done little to stop the spread of the disease.”

According to Johns Hopkins University, at least 6,105 people in Missouri have been diagnosed with the virus and at least 229 have died. The lawsuit, a first of its kind, claims: “The Chinese authorities have misled the public, suppressed vital information, arrested whistleblowers, denied human-to-person transmission in the face of increasing evidence, destroyed critical medical research, and allowed millions of …

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JBS closes two factories after “work was carried out during the disease culture,” in which employees died of COVID-19

One of the world’s largest meat processing companies had to close two of its U.S. factories this week after four of its employees died of coronavirus and more than 100 tested positive – but the pandemic isn’t the only thing the company is facing. Last week, JBS – owned by Brazilian billionaire brothers Wesley and Joesley Batista – announced plans …

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US approves new drug for the treatment of sickle cell disease

President Trump appointed Chief Medical Executive of MD Anderson Cancer Center Stephen Hahn as Head of the Food and Drug Administration. United States. On Friday, regulators approved a new drug that can help reduce extremely painful sickle cell disease. The Food and Drug Administration approved Adakveo from Novartis AG for patients 16 and over. The monthly infusion, which halves the …

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John Witherspoon's death certificate reveals coronary disease, hypertension

John Witherspoon according to his death certificate, was struggling with various heart-related diseases when he suffered a fatal heart attack. TMZ received the document stating that the beloved actor suffered from coronary heart disease. It is also said that he had high blood pressure, although this is not listed as a direct cause of the heart attack … but certainly …

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The modified CRISPR gene editing tool could improve the therapies for HIV and sickle cell disease

Credit: CC0 Public Domain City of Hope researchers may have found a way to sharpen the fastest, cheapest and most accurate gene editing technology, CRISPR-Cas9, to more successfully cut out unwanted genetic information. This improved cutting ability could someday accelerate potential therapies for HIV, sickle cell disease and possibly other immune diseases. "Our CRISPR-Cas9 design may be the difference between …

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Scientists associate the extinction of Neanderthals with human disease

Illustration of overcoming the burden of disease by modern humans in front of the Neanderthals. Picture credits: Vivian Chen Wong Gili Greenbaum grew up in Israel and passed through local caves where Neanderthals used to live. He wondered, among other things, why our distant cousins ​​had suddenly disappeared about 40,000 years ago. As a Stanford scientist, Greenbaum believes he has …

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