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Bryan Cranston Recovers from COVID-19, Donates Plasma
Global Coronavirus Cases Top 20M as Russia Registers Vaccine
Are Gender-Diverse People More Likely to be Autistic?

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Global Coronavirus Cases Top 20M as Russia Registers Vaccine

Bryan Cranston Recovers from COVID-19, Donates Plasma

By Nicole Winfield, Elaine Kurtenbach, Mark Stevenson |
It took six months or so to get to 10 million cases after the virus first appeared in central China late last year. It took just over six weeks for that number to double.

Nurses and Doctors Sick With COVID Feel Pressured to Get Back to Work

Nurses and Doctors Sick With COVID Feel Pressured to Get Back to Work

By Emmarie Huetteman | Aug 12
Hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities have flouted that simple guidance, pressuring workers who contract COVID-19 to return to work sooner than public health standards suggest.

Companies Test Antibody Drugs to to Treat, Prevent COVID-19

Companies Test Antibody Drugs to to Treat, Prevent COVID-19

By Marilynn Marchione | Aug 12
With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the immune system to make them.

Public Health Officials Are Quitting or Getting Fired in Throes of Pandemic

Public Health Officials Are Quitting or Getting Fired in Throes of Pandemic

By Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press, and Lauren Weber | Aug 11
At least 49 state and local public health leaders have resigned, retired or been fired since April across 23 states.

Over 900 Health Workers Have Died of COVID-19. And the Toll Is Rising.

Over 900 Health Workers Have Died of COVID-19. And the Toll Is Rising.

By Danielle Renwick, The Guardian, and Shoshana Dubnow | Aug 11
As coronavirus cases surge — and dire shortages of lifesaving protective gear like N95 masks, gowns and gloves persist — the nation's health care workers are again facing life-threatening conditions in Southern and Western states.

Global Coronavirus Cases Top 20M as Russia Registers Vaccine

Global Coronavirus Cases Top 20M as Russia Registers Vaccine

By Nicole Winfield, Elaine Kurtenbach, Mark Stevenson | Aug 11
It took six months or so to get to 10 million cases after the virus first appeared in central China late last year. It took just over six weeks for that number to double.

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HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

Aug 5
Against the background of rising HIV incidence and disappointing behavior change interventions in Malawi, a group of researchers designed a study to identify where the gap could be.


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Are Gender-Diverse People More Likely to be Autistic?

Are Gender-Diverse People More Likely to be Autistic?

Researchers gained access to five datasets, where participants had provided information about their gender and diagnostic information of autism and other neuro-developmental and psychiatric conditions.

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Swing Out! LGBTQ Golf Greats

Swing Out! LGBTQ Golf Greats

The PGA just concluded its latest tournament, but where were the LGBTQ athletes? Here's a look at some of the sports' greats throughout history.