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New Research Sheds Light on COVID-19 Vaccine Inequities in California

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As the pandemic stretches into its third year, people around the globe have benefitted from cutting-edge vaccines that have prevented infection with COVID-19 or mitigated its impact. Yet, vaccine access has not been distributed evenly across populations. In the United States, data show significant disparities in vaccine adoption among more vulnerable populations.

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Double Dose: Pregnant, Vaccinated Women Pass on COVID Antibodies to Breastfeeding Babies

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AMHERST, Mass. — It is already recommended that pregnant women get vaccinated for COVID-19. Now, new research from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst reports vaccinated new moms transfer SARS-CoV-2 antibodies to their breastfed infants. These findings strongly suggest that those breastfed babies are supplied with passive immunity against the coronavirus. To reach these findings the research…

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Lack of Gravity Can Lead to Social, Emotional Impairment for Astronauts

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PHILADELPHIA — A trip to Mars could take a toll on astronauts’ minds, as living in zero gravity causes them to think other crew members look angry, new research suggests. Weightlessness leaves them more likely to interpret facial expressions as angry rather than happy or neutral. The phenomenon could endanger missions to the Red Planet,…

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Judge Denies Request by Man Accused of Killing Toronto Cop to Have Pub Ban Lifted

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A judge has denied a request to partially lift a publication ban in the case of a man accused of killing a Toronto police officer.

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