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Scientists Find a Blood-to-Brain Pathway in Mice That Could Be Behind Alzheimer's - ScienceAlert

Researchers have found intriguing evidence in mice that a blood-to-brain pathway could be responsible for introducing the toxic particles that contribute to Alzheimer's disease into our grey matter.

Published At: 2021-09-18T05:00:49Z

Mike McRae

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Vaccine-or-test requirements coming to Dodger, SoFi stadiums - Los Angeles Times

L.A. County will implement vaccine-or-testing requirements for large outdoor sporting events and theme parks as well as proof of vaccination at indoor bars, wineries, breweries and nightclubs.

Published At: 2021-09-18T04:52:30Z

Luke Money, Rong-Gong Lin II, Hugo Martín

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Big gap between Pfizer, Moderna vaccines seen for preventing COVID hospitalizations - Yahoo News

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine does a significantly better job of preventing COVID-19 hospitalizations compared with Pfizer's shot.

Published At: 2021-09-18T04:38:34Z

Melissa Healy, Amina Khan

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West Nile: Los Angeles County reports its 1st West Nile virus death of the year - KABC-TV

Los Angeles County on Friday reported its first case this year of a person dying from the West Nile virus.

Published At: 2021-09-18T02:52:03Z

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COVID-19 outbreak at Monterey jail quadruples in size - KSBW Monterey

The number of inmates now testing is at 130, up from just 29 a few days ago.

Published At: 2021-09-18T02:13:00Z

Felix Cortez

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Study: COVID-19 is evolving, ‘getting better’ at becoming an airborne virus - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

(StudyFinds.org) – Recent COVID-19 variants are much more adept at airborne transmission than the original version of the coronavirus, according to a new study. University of Maryland researchers analyzed the Alpha variant first identified in the United Kingd…

Published At: 2021-09-18T02:06:53Z

John Anderer, StudyFinds.org via Nexstar Media Wire

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Coronavirus in Oregon: 2,099 new cases, 22 deaths, cases and hospitalizations projected to fall - OregonLive

Cases have plateaued for more than a week, but hospitalizations have been declining for more than two weeks.

Published At: 2021-09-18T00:39:00Z

Aimee Green | The Oregonian/OregonLive

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States warn of COVID-19 antibody drug shortage - Fox News

Officials in several states are voicing concern over shortages of monoclonal antibody drugs used to treat COVID-19 patients.

Published At: 2021-09-18T00:12:11Z

Breck Dumas

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7-year-old Fort Worth girl's surgery postponed after Cook Children's halts elective surgeries due to COVID surge - WFAA.com

“When we say there are life and death consequences now, it’s not an exaggeration for a family like ours anymore,” said Katie

Published At: 2021-09-17T23:55:00Z

Adriana De Alba

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp keeps mentioning failed AIDS vaccine mandates. But there is no AIDS vaccine - Salon

Kemp, a Republican, has repeatedly referenced an AIDS vaccine over the last year. Unfortunately, it doesn't exist

Published At: 2021-09-17T23:50:00Z

Brett Bachman

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1 in 4 COVID hospitalizations are not due to COVID - FOX 31 Denver

The data is tricky to gather, but the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment estimates about one in four people hospitalized with COVID are not there due to COVID.

Published At: 2021-09-17T23:26:14Z

DJ Summers

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COVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 17, 2021 - Lost Coast Outpost

COVID-19 Daily Report for Humboldt County, Sept. 17, 2021

Published At: 2021-09-17T22:43:08Z

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An appeal for an objective, open, and transparent scientific debate about the origin of SARS-CoV-2 - The Lancet

On July 5, 2021, a Correspondence was published in The Lancet called “Science, not speculation, is essential to determine how SARS-CoV-2 reached humans”.1 The letter recapitulates the arguments of an earlier letter (published in February, 2020) by the same au…

Published At: 2021-09-17T22:35:48Z

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Oregon Poison Center: Don't use ivermectin for COVID-19 - KTVZ

Dozens of people in Oregon have contacted the state’s poison center after self-medicating against COVID-19 with a drug used to treat parasites, with five becoming hospitalized and two of them winding up in intensive care units, authorities said Friday.

Published At: 2021-09-17T21:55:18Z

The Associated Press

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How to Lower Blood Sugar Quickly, According to Endocrinologists - Prevention.com

Use these endocrinologist-approved strategies to recover from a blood sugar spike.

Published At: 2021-09-17T21:40:17Z

Kaitlyn Pirie

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Butte County out of ICU beds, 12 in ICU with coronavirus at Enloe - Action News Now

Butte County Public Health said the county is currently out of ICU beds.

Published At: 2021-09-17T21:30:00Z

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Cedar Falls, Waterloo schools issue week-long mask mandate for some students - kwwl.com

School leaders said they decided to implement the new mitigation strategy because of increased "high-risk and low-risk symptoms" in Cedar Falls. Federal health officials have not approved the COVID-19 vaccine for school-aged children, 5 to 11 years old, yet.

Published At: 2021-09-17T21:24:34Z

Daniel Perreault

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(WATCH) Health officials struggle with burnout as COVID deaths spike in Natrona County - Oil City News

CASPER, Wyo. — The recent explosion of COVID-19 infections and deaths in Wyoming and in Natrona County is straining medical resources, closing businesses,

Published At: 2021-09-17T21:00:28Z

Greg Hirst

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Metro Minnesota hospitals detail COVID-19 patients by vaccination status - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Even with more breakthrough hospitalizations, data suggests COVID-19 vaccine is protecting against severe illness, doctors say.

Published At: 2021-09-17T21:00:00Z

Jeremy Olson

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Mass graves with remains of 25 Crusaders slaughtered during a 13th century war are found in Lebanon - Daily Mail

A pair of mass grave with remains of 25 Crusaders who died in the 13th century was found in Lebanon. The remains suggest the men were beheaded and their bodies burned.

Published At: 2021-09-17T20:57:50Z

Stacy Liberatore