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How to Prevent COVID-19 While Still Enjoying Your Summer
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How to Prevent COVID-19 While Still Enjoying Your Summer

Do you remember earlier this year, when people were sure that the pandemic would end when the weather warmed up?Well, funny story…We are deep into June and the coronavirus is as strong as ever, so we asked cardiologists Marc Eisenberg and Chris Kelly, authors of Am I Dying?! about what people should know about their risk…

Whistleblower Reality Winner has tested positive for COVID-19 in prison
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Whistleblower Reality Winner has tested positive for COVID-19 in prison

Former intelligence contractor and whistleblower Reality Winner has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Winner’s sister, Brittany Winner, tweeted her diagnosis earlier today. Winner is currently incarcerated in a federal medical prison in Fort Worth, Texas, where an outbreak has sickened hundreds of inmates and killed at least two. Winner is seeking compassionate release during the…

Chinese hackers ‘targeted Covid-19 research’
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Chinese hackers ‘targeted Covid-19 research’

Image copyright Getty Images The US justice department has accused China of sponsoring hackers who are targeting labs developing Covid-19 vaccines.Officials have charged two Chinese men who allegedly spied on US companies doing coronavirus research and got help from state agents for other thefts.The indictment comes amid a US crackdown on Chinese cyber espionage.The UK,…

McCarthy outraged by Covid-19 question
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McCarthy outraged by Covid-19 question

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What’s the Evidence for Covid-19 Reinfection?
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What’s the Evidence for Covid-19 Reinfection?

A lab worker handling a positive covid-19 sample at the Hermes Pardini Lab in Brazil.Photo: Pedro Vilela (Getty Images)A small bright spot in the coronavirus disaster has been that people who become sick appear to have at least temporary immunity to the virus. But over the weekend, a Vox article written by a primary care…

Amazon hopes a small bonus will please staff working through COVID-19
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Amazon hopes a small bonus will please staff working through COVID-19

In early June, Amazon ended the $2-an-hour hazard pay it had begun for front-line employees in late March. Coronavirus has continued to spread in Amazon’s warehouses, including in Minnesota and California. Given that Amazon pulled in $75.5 billion in revenue in the first quarter alone, one could say this is literally the least the company…

How to Communicate with COVID Conspiracy Theorists, According to John Oliver
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How to Communicate with COVID Conspiracy Theorists, According to John Oliver

Screenshot: HBO via YouTubeThanks in no small part to COVID-19, we have found ourselves in a golden age of conspiracy theories. With so much still unknown about the novel coronavirus, whenever we add a piece to the pandemic puzzle through evidence-based medicine and research—especially if the new information contradicts our earlier thinking—it’s understandable why some…

How Masks Protect Us From the Coronavirus
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How Masks Protect Us From the Coronavirus

Photo: r.classen (Shutterstock)Masks protect us. That shouldn’t be a surprise at this point, but since there’s been so much confusion about what masks do, and there are a lot of myths floating around about them, it’s time for a little refresher.Masks reduce the spread of droplets coming out of your faceMasks, properly worn, do block most…

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