Virus variant accounts for 6% of cases in Germany, rising

A more contagious variant of the coronavirus first detected in Britain now accounts for almost 6% of all cases in Germany, officials said Friday. The head of Germany’s disease control agency said labs examined the genome of the virus in more than 30,000 positive samples last week to assess the spread of the variant, known to scientists as B.1.1.7., and […]

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DNA accounts for 35% of feelings of loneliness, twin study finds

Loneliness IS genetic: DNA accounts for 35% of feelings of isolation – but quality time with friends can outweigh it, twin study finds About half of all Americans say they feel lonely sometime or often  By studying twins, researchers at the University of Western Ontario found that about 35 percent of your potential for loneliness is genetic  Loneliness also shares […]

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