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Florida plans to eliminate the mosquito problem with 750 million mosquitoes

Mosquito control in Florida Keys.photo: Joe Riddle (Getty images) Hundreds of millions of mosquitoes will soon be released in Florida. On purpose. Mosquitoes are released as a form of pest control, but they can cause chaos to local ecosystems. And honestly, just the thought of it itches my ankles. This week, the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District approved a plan …

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1 more death related to coronavirus in Maine, 19 new cases

Maine CDC: 1 more coronavirus-related death in Maine, 19 new cases Updated: 11:32 PM EDT on August 20, 2020 The Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a new coronavirus-related death and 19 new cases on Thursday. A total of 128 COVID-19 principals have died since the outbreak. out of 3,779 managers have recovered from the virus, an increase …

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Children may play a bigger role in the show than previously thought

“Some people think that children can be protected,” Fasano said. “It’s wrong. They may be as susceptible as adults, but they are simply not visible. “ The study in the Journal of Pediatrics follows in the footsteps of two others who offer insight into children and transmission of the coronavirus. On July 30, researchers reported in JAMA that children younger …

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Why is everyone talking about Pfizer?

If you follow stock market news, chances are you’ve come across a lot of stories Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) in the last three months. Pfizer is one of a number of companies vying to develop a safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19, the new coronavirus that has killed more than 780,000 people worldwide, including more than 170,000 Americans. Among about 30 …

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As Covid-19 symptoms linger, the demand for specialized clinical leaps

The number of patients is growing in new clinics dedicated to Covid-19 survivors who continue to have symptoms for many weeks or months after becoming ill. Some people who contracted the new coronavirus earlier in the year still struggle with symptoms ranging from muscle aches to memory problems. Many of these patients say they have had trouble finding the resources …

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Pharmacists are now allowed to administer vaccines to children, but pediatricians do not approve

But the American Academy of Pediatrics, which represents pediatricians, immediately suppressed the decision, calling it “incredibly misguided.” Health and Human Services said the PREP Act had been amended to allow all pharmaceutical pharmacists to immunize children over the age of 3 “to increase access to pediatric vaccines and reduce the risk of disease prevented by vaccine outbreaks as children in …

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Infected children can carry high levels of coronavirus, says Massa

“If they carry the virus in large numbers in their airways, they can definitely spread the virus around,” he said. “We need to be aware of this when we open schools.” But other experts who did not participate in the research dispute this conclusion. The test used to detect the coronavirus only showed the presence of viral genetic material, not …

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