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The latest on the coronavirus pandemic: Live updates – cnn.com

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.

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Experts are giving mixed messages about the Covid-19 risks of air travel as Americans consider their Thanksgiving holiday plans.  
A Harvard University study released Tuesday modeled the airflow in airliners and say the specialized onboard ventilation systems filter out 99% of airborne viruses. 
The team of scientists concluded that a layered approach, with ventilation gate-to-gate, reduces the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission onboard aircraft below that of other routine activities during the pandemic,…

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Maine sees increase of more than 50 COVID-19 cases for 3rd consecutive day – WMTW Portland

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 57 coronavirus cases on Tuesday and no new deaths.

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AUGUSTA, Maine —The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 57 coronavirus cases on Tuesday and no new deaths.
The number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died remains at 146.
The 57 additional cases bring the total in Maine since the outbreak began to 6,311.
It was the third consecutive day Maine saw a net increase of more than 50 coronavirus cases.
Maine’s current 7-day average of 49.4 new daily cases is approaching the peak of 52.6 set in late May.
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‘White matter lesion’ mapping tool can detect early signs of cognitive decline – News-Medical.Net

A new tool for analyzing tissue damage seen on MRI brain scans can detect with more than 70 percent accuracy early signs of cognitive decline, new research shows….

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A new tool for analyzing tissue damage seen on MRI brain scans can detect with more than 70 percent accuracy early signs of cognitive decline, new research shows.
The findings by imaging specialists at NYU Grossman School of Medicine center on small bright spots on scans called white matter hyperintensities. Increased numbers and size of the intense-white spots seen on the mostly gray images of the brain have long been linked to memory loss and emotional…

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