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What’s New: Week of Sept. 21, 2020
More than 6.8 million people in the country have been infected with the virus and more than 199,000 people have died, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
The United States is closing in on the somber milestone of 200,000 deaths from COVID-19 as more than half of states are reporting a rise in cases. The climb comes after many states had seen case numbers decline following a summer resurgence o…
Daycares in Finland Built a ‘Forest Floor’, And It Changed Children’s Immune Systems – ScienceAlert
Playing through the greenery and litter of a mini forest’s undergrowth for just one month may be enough to change a child’s immune system, according to a small…
Playing through the greenery and litter of a mini forest’s undergrowth for just one month may be enough to change a child’s immune system, according to a small new experiment.
When daycare workers in Finland rolled out a lawn, planted forest undergrowth such as dwarf heather and blueberries, and allowed children to care for crops in planter boxes, the diversity of microbes in the guts and on the skin of young kids appeared healthier in a very short space of time.
Compared to other city kids who…
Offline: Science and politics in the era of COVID-19 – The Lancet
“How can we follow the science when scientists haven’t the foggiest.” “‘Big mouth’scientists losing trust of Ministers.” Headlines such as these are increasingly…
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Scientists say some Covid-19 vaccines need screening for raising HIV risk – South China Morning Post
Researchers have raised concern about candidates made with a cold virus known as adenovirus 5.