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SARS-CoV-2 may use key carbohydrate to infect cells

A carbohydrate called heparan sulfate, which is found on cell surfaces, may play a critical role in the novel coronavirus’ ability to infect cells. …read more

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Pain rising among younger Americans with less education

Younger Americans with less than a bachelor’s degree reported higher levels of pain than today’s older adults did at their age. …read more

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Machine learning detects early signs of osteoarthritis

Using artificial intelligence and MRI scans, researchers identified signs of osteoarthritis three years before diagnosis. …read more

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    How Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands rebuilt public health after catastrophic hurricanes

How Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands rebuilt public health after catastrophic hurricanes

By Melanie Padgett Powers, writer
In 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, forcing public health professionals to rebuild their infrastructure and programs. In a September 29 APHL 2020 Virtual Conference session, “A Step Ahead of Threats: Rebuilding Public Health Systems,” attendees learned how public health […]

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Monkeypox – Democratic Republic of the Congo

From 1 January through 13 September 2020, a total of 4,594 suspected cases of monkeypox, including 171 deaths (case fatality ratio 3.7%), have been reported in 127 health zones from 17 out of 26 provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The first epidemic peak was observed at the beginning of March 2020 […]

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