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Heading Back to the Gym? Doctors Explain How to Stay Safe
Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.
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Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.

Heading Back to the Gym? Doctors Explain How to Stay Safe

By Christie Aschwanden |
Researchers tested twelve different antibody tests and found all but one turned up false positives — implying that someone had antibodies when they didn't ? with false-p...

US Cities Fear Protests May Fuel New Wave Of Virus Outbreaks

US Cities Fear Protests May Fuel New Wave Of Virus Outbreaks

By Brian Melley and John Seewer | May 30
The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a handcuffed black man in Minnesota have elevated fears of a new surge in cases of the coronavirus.

EU Urges Trump to Rethink Cutting Funding to WHO

EU Urges Trump to Rethink Cutting Funding to WHO

By David Rising and Martin Crutsinger | May 30
The European Union on Saturday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to rethink his decision to cut American funding for the World Health Organization amid global criticism of the move.

Why Americans Are Tired of Social Distancing and Hand-Washing

Why Americans Are Tired of Social Distancing and Hand-Washing

May 30
In order to continue to contain the spread of the virus we'll still need to sustain these behaviors for weeks, maybe months, to come. Will people be able to maintain their vigilance?

How Bacteria in Your Gut Interact with Your Mind and Body

How Bacteria in Your Gut Interact with Your Mind and Body

May 30
Many people are familiar with the idea that gut bacteria are important for health. Given their location, you might assume that role is only about digestion.

Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.

Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.

By Christie Aschwanden | May 29
Researchers tested twelve different antibody tests and found all but one turned up false positives — implying that someone had antibodies when they didn't ? with false-positive rates reaching as high as 16%.

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Death and Denial in Brazil's Amazon Capital

Death and Denial in Brazil's Amazon Capital

Manaus is one of the hardest hit cities in Brazil, which officially has lost more than 23,000 lives to the coronavirus. But the toll is likely a vast undercount.

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Heading Back to the Gym? Doctors Explain How to Stay Safe

Heading Back to the Gym? Doctors Explain How to Stay Safe

There are many legitimate concerns about how gyms and fitness studios can safely reopen without furthering the spread. But infectious disease experts say risk can be greatly mitigated.