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Trained dogs can smell coronavirus in your pee

Dogs can sniff out SARS-CoV-2 in urine samples with 96% accuracy, according to a proof-of-concept study. No more swabs being jammed up your nose? Not quite, as the “dog test” is a long way off from practical applications. That’s because the dogs could only distinguish between positive and negative results in samples that they had… Read More »

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 »

Missouri poll worker dead after receiving coronavirus diagnosis, working on Election Day

A poll worker in Missouri tested positive for the coronavirus in late October, worked days later on Election Day, then died sometime afterward, St. Charles County officials said Thursday.  It was unclear if the virus was the worker’s cause of death or exactly when the individual died.  CORONAVIRUS CLUSTER TIED TO EARLY VOTING SITE IN NY, OFFICIAL SAYS St. Charles… Read More »

Universal mask wearing could save almost 130,000 lives from coronavirus, epidemiologist says

Epidemiologist Dr. Ali Mokdad is advising people across the U.S. “to be very careful” and “to change our behaviors” as the nation heads toward winter, the worst season for viral transmission. Mokdad’s research estimates America could see more than 500,000 total deaths from Covid-19 by the end of February, more than double the current toll,… Read More »

Senate to vote on $500 billion GOP coronavirus stimulus bill Wednesday

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 10, 2020. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The Senate will vote on a $ 500 billion coronavirus stimulus bill on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday, as a larger bipartisan deal remains elusive despite continued talks between top… Read More »