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Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Who Can Get Vaccinated? Vaccine Questions Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus Collaborating with devoted colleagues, Dr. Kariko laid the groundwork for the mRNA vaccines turning the tide… Read More »

Researchers identify five new cases of ‘double mutant’ Covid variant in California

A medical worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) inserts a Covid-19 test tube into a box at a drive-thru testing site at the Alemany Farmers Market in San Francisco, California, Nov. 19, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stanford University researchers have identified five new cases of a “double mutant” Covid-19 strain… Read More »

Women, alcohol, and COVID-19

Excessive alcohol use is a common response to coping with stress. Alcohol use increased following the September 11th terrorist attacks and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The COVID-19 pandemic is following this same path. However, this pandemic is different in its scope and duration. COVID-19 is associated with both negative health and economic impacts, as well… Read More »