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Targetted antiviral therapy might be a solution to the coronavirus outbreak

The coronaviral outbreak is sending shockwaves all around the globe since its outbreak from December. Till now, the COVID-19 (previously nCoV) has infected around 60,000 people in China alone with more than 1,300 deaths (source: Aljazeera). With this chaotic situation, scientists are working tirelessly to find working vaccines against the infectious agent. But it is…

Scientists squabble while people die | Article

China DigestScienceFebruary 13, 2020The WHO named the disease caused by the virus COVID-19, meaning coronavirus disease discovered in 2019. Credit: GizChina.com.Renaming of the coronavirus leaves many scientists unhappy with the new descriptor of the deadly virusReferencing the old political adage, you can’t make everyone happy, not everyone is pleased with the recent renaming of novel…

Adamas To Present Analysis of Clinical Trials on GOCOVRI® Treatment at the 3rd Pan American Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Congress

February 13, 2020 09:00 ET | Source: Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADMS), a company dedicated to developing and delivering medicines that make a clinically meaningful difference to people affected by neurological diseases, announced today two presentations on GOCOVRI® (amantadine) extended release capsules for the…

Doctors warn London Underground could help spread Wuhan coronavirus

Doctors have warned that London Underground's subway network could increase exposure to the coronavirus after it emerged that the British capital's first case of the disease has been hospitalized, according to Sky News.It it not known what transport the infected woman — believed to be a Chinese national — used after landing in the UK's…

Wuhan evacuees petition for improvements to CDC quarantine protocols

Wuhan evacuees drafted a petition calling for improvements to quarantine protocols after a woman who was infected with the coronavirus was accidentally released from isolation.The evacuees are being held at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar near San Diego, California.The petition lists five demands described as "critical measures toward mitigating the potential risk of spreading…

Nigeria: Death toll from Lassa fever outbreak jumps to 70

The death toll in Nigeria from an outbreak of Lassa fever has risen to 70 as confirmed cases shot up, according to authorities. The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the Nigerian agency responsible for the management of disease outbreaks, said in its week six update on Thursday that eight new deaths from Lassa fever…

Teaching intelligence: get to grips with ‘research-led teaching’

Everyone in academia has heard about research-led teaching. Many of us are supposedly doing it. But what exactly does it involve? There is much variation across different higher education systems and institutions. But it is helpful to think of the concept in the broadest manner possible. To help navigate the field, I have identified the six…

Increased hand hygiene at airports can mitigate spread of coronavirus by 37% -Medical.net

As coronavirus spreads across the globe via infected air travelers, authorities are attempting to contain the outbreak and avoid a pandemic. A study published in Risk Analysis analyzes the impact of implementing disease mitigation strategies at airports across the globe. The study finds that increasing traveler engagement with proper hand-hygiene at all airports has the…

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Listen to Billie Eilish’s moody James Bond theme song No Time to Die

“Live and Let Die.” “For Your Eyes Only.” “Goldfinger.” Yes, they are all the names of James Bond movies. But they are also the titles of great James Bond theme songs by, respectively, Paul McCartney and Wings, Sheena Easton, and Shirley Bassey. Two Bond tunes have even won Academy Awards: Adele’s “Skyfall” and “Writing’s on…
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The Batman: Robert Pattinson suits up in first look at Matt Reeves’ film

The Caped Crusader has finally donned his cape. The Batman director Matt Reeves shared a behind-the-scenes camera test for the film Thursday, featuring the first look at Robert Pattinson in costume. It’s only a few seconds of (extremely dark!) footage, but it’s our first real glimpse of Pattinson’s Batsuit, showcasing a nifty new chest emblem…

This My Hero Academia ‘Scandal’ Is Laughably Ridiculous

My Hero Academia creator Kōhei Horikoshi has been under fire for his choices in names recently. Even after changing the name, people seemed determined to find more controversy in the replacement. Not only was the original controversy overblown, but the subsequent controversies are just ridiculous. Recently there has been a massive amount of controversy surrounding…

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A German farmer’s elaborate marriage proposal was captured on Google Maps

Steffen Schwarz, a Hüttenberg, Germany, resident and part-time farmer, proposed to his girlfriend last year.Schwarz used a cornfield and a drone to pop the question, spelling out "Will you marry me?" in German. His aunt later discovered that Google Maps captured a photo of the proposal, and she shared the image with Schwarz.The couple plan to…

Carrie Underwood Explains the Genius Reason She Wants to Ban the Phrase ‘Cheat Days’

Carrie Underwood has a refreshing outlook on dieting and health, as she admits that her body hasn’t quite bounced back the same way after her second baby as it did with her first. Part of her healthy attitude includes banning a phrase that gets people into trouble: “cheat days.” Carrie Underwood | Rich Fury/Getty ImagesUnderwood…
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