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Is The Variant From India The Most Contagious Coronavirus Mutant On The Planet?

May 7, 20213:24 PM ET – MICHAELEEN DOUCLEFF The numerals in the illustration show the main mutation sites of the B.1.1.7 variant first detected in…

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Should my child get the COVID-19 vaccine? 7 questions answered by a pediatric infectious disease expert

Debbie-Ann Shirley, University of Virginia The Food and Drug Administration expanded emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents 12 to 15…

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Why Is India Running Out Of Oxygen?

May 5, 20213:00 PM ET LAUREN FRAYER, SUSHMITA PATHAK LISTEN· 3:48 Minute. Listen DOWNLOAD MUMBAI, India — Sanchi Gupta was running around, trying to get her…

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India Is Counting Thousands Of Daily COVID Deaths. How Many Is It Missing? 

April 30, 20211:55 PM ET LAUREN FRAYER, SUSHMITA PATHAK LISTEN· 4:054-Minute Listen DOWNLOAD MUMBAI — Santosh Pandey’s wife is the head of their village, population about 1,600,…

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VIDEO: An Easy Way To Understand Coronavirus Variants — Using Puzzle Pieces

May 6, 202110:18 AM ET MICHAELEEN DOUCLEFFT When will the pandemic end? How many more COVID-19 waves will the U.S. go through? Will we go…

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India COVID crisis: four reasons it will derail the world economy

Uma S Kambhampati, University of Reading The second wave of the pandemic has struck India with a devastating impact. With over 300,000 new cases and…

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Indians are forced to change rituals for their dead as COVID-19 rages through cities and villages

Natasha Mikles, Texas State University In the past several weeks, the world has looked on in horror as the coronavirus rages across India. With hospitals…

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What are the blood clots associated with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine? 4 questions answered

Mousumi Som, Oklahoma State University Two vaccines – the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the U.S. and the AstraZeneca vaccine in Europe – have been…

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What steps must be taken to secure oxygen — for COVID-19 patients and into the future

Trevor Duke, The University of Melbourne New waves of the COVID-19 pandemic in countries, such as Kenya and India, have exposed the poor management of…

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Novel coronavirus really is seasonal, study suggests

By Rachael Rettner – Senior Writer 2 days ago Warm temperatures and long hours of sunlight may reduce the spread of COVID-19, the study found. Warm temperatures and tropical…

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