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Virus update from Shane Crotty

COVID Variants vs. Coronavirus Vaccines (AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson) + Immunity Youtube, March 25, 2021 From MedCram. (This video was recorded on March 23, 2021) Renowned virologist Shane Crotty, PhD joins us again to address the most important … Continue reading

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More support for Vitamin D to prevent COVID

medscape.com Vitamin D May Protect Against COVID-19, Especially in Blacks “These new results tell us that having vitamin D levels above those normally considered sufficient is associated with decreased risk of testing positive for COVID-19, at least in Black individuals,” … Continue reading

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Wuhan Institute of Virology implicated in COVID

Wuhan Institute of Virology ‘highly probably’ the source of COVID-19   •Mar 21, 2021, Youtube Sky News Australia The former lead investigator who spearheaded a taskforce for the US government into the origins of COVID-19 has declared the virus may … Continue reading

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What happens when alcohol enters body

What Alcohol Does to Your Body   •Mar 17, 2021 Institute of Human Anatomy What Alcohol Does to Your Body ____ In this video, Justin from the Institute of Human Anatomy discusses the various structures ethanol interacts with as it … Continue reading

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Coronavirus produces enzyme to block immune response

medicalxpress.com New study points to novel drug target for treating COVID-19 The team discovered that a coronavirus enzyme called PLpro (papain-like protease) blocks the body’s immune response to the infection. More research is necessary, but the findings suggest that therapeutics … Continue reading

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Jennifer Doudna Code Breaker

bookpage.com Book Review – The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson It’s a hefty but inspiring book that chronicles Doudna’s and others’ development of the gene-editing tool CRISPR. With his dynamic and formidable style, Isaacson explains the long scientific journey that … Continue reading

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Israel losing bird populations

timesofisrael.com Habitat loss, hunting, climate change taking toll on Israel’s birds — expert Some 500 million birds fly across the country every spring and fall, attracting thousands of birders from all over the world…However, many flocks that pass through are … Continue reading

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Understanding vaccine effectiveness

theconversation.com COVID vaccines: how to make sense of reports on their effectiveness You need to look at very large numbers of people to prove or disprove differences in hospitalisation with COVID-19. Rather, the trials looked at whether vaccines prevented symptomatic … Continue reading

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