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Submitted by mo2 on Sun, 05/10/2020 - 15:05

Three US senators today urged Comcast to open all of its Wi-Fi hotspots to children who lack Internet access at home during the pandemic. A letter from Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) says that Comcast recently refused a request to do so because it would cause congestion for subscribers. But the senators argue that "Comcast's excuse simply does not add up."

 

Submitted by mo2 on Sat, 05/09/2020 - 12:39

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued an emergency use authorization for the first at-home Covid-19 test that uses saliva samples, the agency said in a news release.

With the test, people can collect their own saliva at home and send their saliva samples to a lab for results.

Submitted by mo2 on Sat, 05/09/2020 - 12:12

A history of unfulfilled promises between the Navajo Nation and the U.S. government has helped fuel one of the highest coronavirus infection rates in the country among Navajo People. The Navajo Nation imposed extensive lockdown orders, but inadequate infrastructure and lack of access to basic needs like running water is intensifying the crisis.

Submitted by mo2 on Fri, 05/08/2020 - 22:57

Research Abstract Background Large-scale data show that the mortality of COVID-19 varies dramatically across populations, although the cause of these disparities is not well understood. In this study we investigated whether severe COVID-19 is linked to Vitamin D (Vit D) deficiency.

Submitted by mo2 on Fri, 05/08/2020 - 20:59
theguardian.com

Controversial trials in which volunteers are intentionally infected with Covid-19 could accelerate vaccine development, according to the World Health Organization, which has released new guidance on how the approach could be ethically justified despite the potential dangers for participants.

Submitted by mo2 on Fri, 05/08/2020 - 20:24