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What’s Coming This Winter? Here’s How Many More Could Die In The Pandemic

What’s Coming This Winter? Here’s How Many More Could Die In...

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More than 700 Americans die each day of COVID-19. If case counts continue to rise into the winter, that number could nearly triple, one forecast projects. Mark Felix/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mark Felix/AFP via Getty Images More than 700 Americans die each day of COVID-19. If case counts continue to rise…
Coronavirus FAQ: What’s The Deal With The ’15 Minute Rule’?

Coronavirus FAQ: What’s The Deal With The ’15 Minute Rule’?

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Outdoor dining in Bonn. Indoor dining is riskier than outdoor meals, say the experts. Outdoor air can disrupt viral particles that have been expelled. Andreas Rentz/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Andreas Rentz/Getty Images Outdoor dining in Bonn. Indoor dining is riskier than outdoor meals, say the experts. Outdoor air can disrupt viral particles that…
What’s The Government’s Plan For Rollout Of 150 Million Rapid Coronavirus Tests?

What’s The Government’s Plan For Rollout Of 150 Million Rapid Coronavirus...

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NPR's Tonya Mosley talks with Brett Giroir, assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services, about the plan to distribute over 150 million rapid coronavirus tests.
What’s Behind The Shortage Of Refrigerators And Other Major Appliances?

What’s Behind The Shortage Of Refrigerators And Other Major Appliances?

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Some shoppers looking for new fridges, freezers or washers have been finding themselves out of luck. The coronavirus pandemic had affected both their supply and demand. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Americans are used to having choices when they shop. If you need a new dishwasher, you expect to get one with your favorite features fast. But…
What’s anosmia? Loss of smell a hot topic in states hit hard by coronavirus

What’s anosmia? Loss of smell a hot topic in states hit...

Sergei Supinsky/AFP via Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. People in US states hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic are searching for information on one of its more unusual symptoms -- anosmia, the loss of ones sense of smell. According to Google Trends, searches…
What’s A ‘Super-Spreading Event’? And Has It Happened With COVID-19?

What’s A ‘Super-Spreading Event’? And Has It Happened With COVID-19?

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The Metropole Hotel in Hong Kong was ground zero for a super-spreading event during the SARS outbreak in 2003. K.Y. Cheng/South China Morning Post via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption K.Y. Cheng/South China Morning Post via Getty Images The Metropole Hotel in Hong Kong was ground zero for a super-spreading event during the SARS…
What’s Behind Decreased Life Expectancy In The U.S.

What’s Behind Decreased Life Expectancy In The U.S.

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There's a decline in life expectancy in Ohio and the U.S. Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Amy Bush Stevens, vice president of the Healthy Policy Institute of Ohio about what is driving this trend.
What lags The Research Study Financing Space For Black Researchers?

What lags The Research Study Financing Space For Black Researchers?

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A recent study looked at funding rates for R01 grant applications, which are designed to support "health-related research and development based on the mission of the NIH." In general, population-based projects were less likely to be funded than explorations of cellular mechanisms, the study found. Will & Deni McIntyre/Science Source hide caption toggle caption Will…
What’s next at WeWork, a secret superpower in the cloud wars, and inside Refinery29

What’s next at WeWork, a secret superpower in the cloud wars,...

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Hello! We're still picking through the wreckage left behind from WeWork's IPO debacle here at Business Insider.  First off, Julie Bort and Meghan Morris talked to 20 current and former WeWork employees, executives, and business partners, and unveiled fresh details on life at the company under former CEO Adam Neumann. They reported on an atmosphere…
What’s actually going on inside an insect-munching venus flytrap

What’s actually going on inside an insect-munching venus flytrap

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Following is a transcript of the video. Narrator: When it comes to deadly predators, plants generally don't come to mind. After all, they're typically at the bottom of the food chain. But the Carolinas are home to one vicious vegetable: The Venus flytrap. Using its famous trap, it can catch prey faster than you can…

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