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Researchers reveal neurons responsible for guiding adaptive behavior – News-Medical.net

Humans, like other animals, have the ability to constantly adapt to new situations. Researchers at the Brain Research Institute of the University of Zurich have…

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After Aerosols Misstep, Former CDC Official Criticizes Agency Over Unclear Messaging – NPR

Dr. Ali Khan, a former CDC official, says “it’s becoming harder to trust what CDC tells us” after the agency posted, then deleted, information on coronavirus transmission. It’s the latest flip-flop.

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A former CDC official criticizes the agency over its latest reversal, this time in guidance on how the coronavirus is transmitted.
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As of now, both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization say the primary way the coronavirus spreads is by hitching a ride on respiratory droplets when people are in close contact.
Respiratory droplets form when someone sneezes, coughs, talks or sings, for example. They don’t travel far and fall to the …

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Possible West Nile virus human case reported in Oklahoma County, officials say – KOCO Oklahoma City

The Oklahoma City-County Health Department on Tuesday reported an Oklahoma County resident has been tested for West Nile virus and is currently hospitalized.

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OKLAHOMA CITY —The Oklahoma City-County Health Department on Tuesday reported an Oklahoma County resident has been tested for West Nile virus and is currently hospitalized.
People should be aware that by minimizing the exposure to mosquitoes and taking additional preventative measures, the risk and chances of becoming infected are reduced, OCCHD Epidemiologist Cynthia Bates said in a news release.
Local health officials suggest people take the following precautions to protect themselves and fa…

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Possible West Nile virus human case reported in Oklahoma County, officials say – KOCO Oklahoma City

The Oklahoma City-County Health Department on Tuesday reported an Oklahoma County resident has been tested for West Nile virus and is currently hospitalized.

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OKLAHOMA CITY —The Oklahoma City-County Health Department on Tuesday reported an Oklahoma County resident has been tested for West Nile virus and is currently hospitalized.
People should be aware that by minimizing the exposure to mosquitoes and taking additional preventative measures, the risk and chances of becoming infected are reduced, OCCHD Epidemiologist Cynthia Bates said in a news release.
Local health officials suggest people take the following precautions to protect themselves and fa…

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