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Betsy DeVos Demands That Public Schools Share Pandemic Aid With Private Schools

32 minutes ago   |   Scary Mommy

In a controversial move, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is demanding that public school districts share their COVID-19 rescue funds with private school students - regardless...
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AIDS Activist, Playwright Larry Kramer Dies at 84

AIDS Activist, Playwright Larry Kramer Dies at 84

3 hours ago   |   Web MD

Kramer struggled with illness for much of his adult life, including infection with the AIDS-causing HIV virus. He also had a liver disease and required a liver transplant.
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Australia's $4b aid program refocused to deal with COVID-19 recovery

6 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Australia has shelved a major review of its $4 billion foreign aid program and will instead redirect hundreds of millions of dollars over the next two years to help countries...
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Shandong University offers high-tech support to fight against coronavirus epidemic

8 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the SDU-NTU Joint Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research has developed two types of robots, which were sent to hospitals in Wuhan and...
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WGS aided detection of parallel Salmonella outbreaks in Germany

13 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Whole genome sequencing helped identify concurrent outbreaks of a rare Salmonella serotype in Germany in 2017, according to a study. Whole genome sequencing of Salmonella...
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Gathering Big Data to Accelerate COVID-19 fight

17 hours ago   |   UNC Healthcare

Scientists around the country are creating a secure, central database of electronic health records from coronavirus patients to aid in the ongoing effort to treat patients...
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‘We Loved Each Other': Fauci Recalls Larry Kramer, Friend and Nemesis

17 hours ago   |   NY Times

In public, the activist berated the infectious disease expert for federal inaction on AIDS. But their affection lasted decades and changed the course of the epidemic.
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I Have No Idea How To Help My Teens Through This

18 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Sleepaway camp was just cancelled. Graduation cancelled. Dance recital is virtual in your living room. No Lacrosse season. Spring semester of freshmen year from your high...
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Live Coronavirus News Updates

18 hours ago   |   NY Times

Scientists are revising the timeline of how the virus spread. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she would direct public school districts to share federal aid with private...
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Military virus aid could look different if 2nd wave hits

18 hours ago   |   ABC News

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that if a second wave of the coronavirus hits the U.S., the military might do things a bit differently
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Over 25,000 dead in Brazil from coronavirus as daily deaths surpass USA

Over 25,000 dead in Brazil from coronavirus as daily deaths surpass USA

Over 25,000 people in Brazil have now died from the Wuhan coronavirus. This makes the Latin American country's coronavirus outbreak the sixth deadliest in the world in terms of... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Britain announces more deaths and reveals 7% of population has...

Coronavirus: Britain announces more deaths and reveals 7% of population has had virus

The Department of Health has announced the deaths of 377 more coronavirus patients while a blood-testing survey suggests some 4.5million people have had the virus. Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Doctors and other staff reported major teething troubles as the much-trumpeted scheme finally got up and running, with some saying they had not even received passwords to start... Read more ...

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Independent Sage, set up to challenge decisions made by ministers, said the proposal to reopen schools in England on June 1 goes against scientific advice and 'jumps the gun'. Read more ...

Nurse tested negative for coronavirus twice before being hospitalised and...

Nurse tested negative for coronavirus twice before being hospitalised and spending 12 days in ICU

Critical care nurse Sue Snelson, 64, from Lincolnshire, spent 12 days in the ICU at Scunthorpe General Hospital and told on GMB she tested negative for coronavirus twice. Read more ...

Twitter fact-checker claimed Trump admin are 'actual Nazis'; mocked 'fly...

Twitter fact-checker claimed Trump admin are 'actual Nazis'; mocked 'fly over' states

The Twitter official responsible for the platform's fact-checking policy has tweeted that members of the Trump administration are “Nazis,” among other false and inflammatory... Read more ...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity

Researchers in Paris screened the blood of 160 medics who had confirmed Covid-19. They found that 99.4 per cent of the group had antibodies to the virus 13 days after their... Read more ...

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

Type 2 diabetes affects American Indians and Alaska Natives at around three times the rate of white Americans and is closely linked to the disproportionately high rates of... Read more ...

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

An anti-inflammatory drug for humans and another for animals inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the COVID-19 virus The results of the work have been... Read more ...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%, scientists warn

World-leading experts from the Royal Society warned the Test, Trace and Isolate programme was 'not a silver bullet' and will only have a 'modest' effect on the UK's crisis. Read more ...