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At least 60,000 Americans could die of Covid by the time Omicron variant While it is starting to appear that the Omicron COVID-19 wave could be nearing its end, one model projects a grim future ahead for the United States, modeling that 58,000 to 305,000 more Americans will succumb to the virus over the next two months.
Mail Online | 1 hour, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Children make up less than 0.1% of all Covid deaths since the pandemic began The risk children face from Covid is especially low, per CDC data. Despite making up 22 percent of the population, children make up less than 0.1 percent of deaths from the virus.
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Encore: Ancient footprints mistakenly attributed to bears were made by early humans A new look at nearly 3.7 million-year-old fossil footprints uncovered in Tanzania shows that multiple species of early humans lived together at the same time. | 2 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Pfizer's antiviral Covid pill shows effectiveness against the Omicron variant in lab tests Pfizer's Paxlovid showed an ability to prevent hospitalization and death from the Omicron Covid variant in three lab studies. The drug has been lauded as the best Covid treatment available.
Mail Online | 3 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Feds' Website for Free At-Home COVID Tests Launches Day Early Today, the Biden administration launched a website that allows users to order free COVID-19 rapid tests that will be shipped directly to their homes.
WebMD | 4 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Britain's upper house passes bill to make misogyny a hate crime Britain's House of Lords passed a measure on Monday night making misogyny a hate crime in England and Wales, and sent the proposal on to the House of Commons.
United Press International | 5 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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South Korea to export $3.4B missile system to UAE South Korea's Hanwha Defense, Hanwha Systems and LIG Nex1 have agreed to export a midrange surface-to-air missile system to the United Arab Emirates.
United Press International | 5 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
White House soft-launches COVID-19 test request website The Biden administrationquietly launched its website for Americans to request free at-home COVID-19 tests, a day before the site was scheduled to officially go online. | 5 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Study Finds Genetic Factor for COVID Smell and Taste Loss A genetic risk factor could explain why some people lose their senses of smell and taste when they get infected with COVID-19, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Genetics.
WebMD | 5 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Electrocuted by 11,000 Volts, Now an Amputee and an MD Bruce "BJ" Miller was 19 when he lost both legs and one arm. After a grueling rehab, he went back to college and eventually medical school.
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