School starts for 1 million NYC kids amid new vaccine rules

Classroom doors swing open for about a million New York City public school students on Monday in the nation’s largest experiment of in-person learning during the coronavirus pandemic. The start of the school year coincides with several milestones in the city’s pandemic recovery that hinge on vaccine mandates. Nearly all of the city’s 300,000 employees will be required to be […]

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Mathematical study describes how metastasis starts

A scientific study carried out by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) has produced a mathematical description of the way in which a tumor invades the epithelial cells and automatically quantifies the progression of the tumor and the remaining cell islands after its progression. The model developed by these researchers could be […]

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Russian army starts mass coronavirus vaccination campaign

Russia’s military has started a mass coronavirus vaccination campaign which aims to innoculate more than 400,000 servicemen, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Friday. Shoigu said that over 2,500 soldiers had already been vaccinated, adding that by the end of the year the number is expected to reach 80,000. Russia this week said that its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine was […]

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Russia starts clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine

Clinical trials of a Russian coronavirus vaccine have started Wednesday, the Health Ministry said in a statement. Two forms of the vaccine developed by the Moscow-based Gamaleya research institute—liquid and powder for injections—will be tested on two groups of volunteers, 38 people each, the statement said. The participants will be isolated in two Moscow hospitals. “Running clinical trials in the […]

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Asia virus latest: China epicentre starts to reopen, security talks off

Here are the latest developments from Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: Wuhan eases travel rules Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged last year, partly reopened on Saturday after more than two months of near total isolation for its population of 11 million. People are now allowed to enter Wuhan but not leave. State media […]

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UK urine test that can detect early-stage pancreatic cancer starts clinical study

A urine test that can detect early stage pancreatic cancer has reached the final stage of validation before being developed for use with patients. If successful, this non-invasive urine test would be the first in the world to help clinicians detect the highly lethal cancer at an early stage—enabling many more people to have surgery to remove their tumor, which […]

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Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos 'Crying' as Daughter Lola Starts College

Time flies! Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are feeling all the emotions as their daughter, Lola, starts college. “#tbt 2001 from your christening to college,” the Live With Kelly and Ryan host, 48, captioned a Thursday, August 22, Instagram upload. “In the blink of an eye. I’m not crying. You’re crying. Actually Daddy’s sobbing.” In the throwback photo, the ABC […]

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