This is the first time that investigational COVID-19 vaccines have been reported to have a T-cell response

Submitted by mo2 on Mon, 07/20/2020 - 00:09

Teachers in Florida are suing the state to block an emergency order requiring schools to open next month with in-person instruction. They say, with the surge of coronavirus cases, the order violates a provision in Florida's constitution requiring the state to ensure schools are operated safely.

Submitted by mo2 on Mon, 07/20/2020 - 00:09

People ages 15 to 44 account for about 60% of Utah’s coronavirus cases, according to the state health department. Lowering their infection rates would mark a major victory in reducing the spread, but Utah has seen little if any success in trimming those numbers.

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Submitted by mo2 on Sun, 07/19/2020 - 15:47
  • Senate GOP lawmakers, angered by the administration's position, are pushing back and trying to keep the money for testing and tracing in the bill, two Republican sources told NBC News.
  • Some White House officials reportedly believe new money shouldn't be allocated for testing because previous assistance funds remain unspent. 
  • The Trump administration is trying to use the legislation to fund priorities unrelated to
Submitted by mo2 on Sun, 07/19/2020 - 15:37

How Remote Work Could Destroy Silicon Valley (

The tech industry is built on serendipity. If workers flee the Bay Area, what’s left?

There may be no richer Silicon Valley lore: It was 2004, Mark Zuckerberg’s summer of craziness. At 20, he and five buddies had rented a Palo Alto home, where they partied and wrote code for Facebook. One day, as Zuckerberg and the guys were strolling the neighborhood, he saw a familiar face.

Submitted by mo2 on Sun, 07/19/2020 - 15:21

US infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci has described recent efforts by the Trump administration to discredit him as "bizarre" and "nonsense".

"Ultimately, it hurts the president to do that," Dr Fauci said in an interview with The Atlantic. "It doesn't do anything but reflect poorly on them."

On Sunday, a White House official shared a list detailing past apparent erroneous comments by Dr Fauci.

Submitted by mo2 on Wed, 07/15/2020 - 22:30

Washington(CNN) Hospital data on coronavirus patients will now be rerouted to the Trump administration instead of first being sent to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Health and Human Services confirmed to CNN on Tuesday.

Submitted by mo2 on Wed, 07/15/2020 - 22:30

A new report from a hair salon in Springfield, Missouri, shows wearing a face mask isn't just altruistic – it also helps keep the person wearing it from getting COVID-19.

And some infectious disease experts increasingly think wearing a mask could mean that even if a person is infected, they are more likely to get a milder or even asymptomatic form of the disease. 

Submitted by mo2 on Wed, 07/15/2020 - 15:21