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The Gray Zones of Medicine: Healers and History in Latin America

Diego Armus, Pablo F. Gómez University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021   Health practitioners working in gray zones, or between official and unofficial medicines, played a fundamental role in shaping Latin...

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Chinese anti-virus lockdowns add to concerns over economy

Source: NPR   BEIJING (AP) — China's lockdowns of big cities to fight coronavirus outbreaks are prompting concern about more disruptions to global industries after two makers of processor chips said...

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Japan approves new restrictions for areas hard hit by COVID

Source: NPR     TOKYO (AP) — Japan approved new restrictions on Friday to curb a sharp rise in coronavirus cases in the three most affected southwestern regions of Okinawa, Yamaguchi and Hiroshima....

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Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty of So Many Crimes

Source: Gizmodo   Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of blood testing startup Theranos, will go down in history as the female entrepreneur who took Silicon Valley by storm, talked a smooth game, and left...

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Jury in Elizabeth Holmes trial deadlocked on 3 of 11 counts

Source: ARS Technica Jurors in the Elizabeth Holmes criminal trial have been unable to reach a verdict in three of the 11 counts of fraud she has been charged with, according to a note read in court...

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Top 10 healthcare breaches in the U.S. exposed data of 19 million

Source: Bleeping Computer   The healthcare sector has been the target of hundreds of cyberattacks this year. A tally of public data breach reports so far shows that tens of millions of healthcare...

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Susceptibility to misinformation about COVID-19 around the world

Source: The Royal Society Abstract Misinformation about COVID-19 is a major threat to public health. Using five national samples from the UK (n= 1050 and n= 1150), Ireland (n = 700), the USA (n =...

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Encierro aumentó riesgo de mujeres con problemas cardiovasculares

Fuente: SciDev   El encierro provocado por la pandemia de COVID-19 afectó de distinta manera a los pacientes con problemas cardiovasculares de América Latina. Específicamente, las mujeres se...

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Día a día venciendo al COVID- 19

Fuente: Claridad   Al igual que el año 2020, en Puerto Rico el año 2021 ha sido marcado por la pandemia del COVID-19, una crisis mundial que indudablemente quedará registrada entre los eventos más...

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Escuelas privadas se inclinan a comenzar el semestre con clases a distancia

Fuente: Noticel El repunte del covid-19 y su alta tasa de positividad ha provocado que muchos dueños y directores de escuelas privadas se planteen comenzar el próximo semestre con la modalidad a...

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En vilo el inicio de clases presenciales ante repunte de COVID-19

  Fuente: El Nuevo Dia El secretario de Educación, Eliezer Ramos Parés, advirtió hoy, miércoles, que la modalidad en la que inicien las clases este 10 de enero dependerá de la tasa de positividad de...

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México: hallan aumento de resistencia antimicrobiana durante COVID-19

Fuente: SciDev   México registró un acelerado aumento de resistencia antimicrobiana durante el primer año de la pandemia de COVID-19, según halló un estudio que comparó datos de centros hospitalarios...

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Brazil: Bolsonaro insists his daughter will not be jabbed

Source: MercoPress Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Monday insisted his 11-year-old daughter will not be taking any COVID-19 vaccine. “I hope there is no interference by the law, I hope so, because...

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América Latina: Pandemia cambió hábitos de consumo de agua

Fuente: SciDev     La pandemia de COVID-19 ha afectado la forma de consumir agua en todo el mundo, con un viraje hacia el agua embotellada, y América Latina no es la excepción. Para los expertos, las...

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Aumento Covid19 en America Latina

por Rodrigo Fernós El Covid19 esta creciendo aceleradamente por America Latina, pero (curiosamente) en los países más propensos al desarrollo científico: Mexico (América Central), Brazil (Suramérica)...

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Mask up! The best face masks for use against COVID-19 [Updated]

Source: ARS Technica   This past March, we updated this face mask buying guide with the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including new science on the...

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Daily cases hit new record as France set to ban UK tourists and Ireland moves to shut pubs early

Source: Eventing Standard   Long queues formed at the Port of Dover on Friday as thousands of travellers tried to get to France ahead of the country’s ban on UK tourists, which comes into force at...

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Waning COVID super-immunity raises questions about Omicron

Source: Nature   ‘Super-immunity’ might not be so super after all. New research1 suggests that protection against the SARS-CoV-2 virus slides over time even in people who have experienced both...

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Presidente Coalición Científica asegura que los espectáculos quizás se tengan que suspender

Fuente: NOTICEL   El presidente de la Coalición Científica de Puerto Rico, doctor Daniel Colón Ramos, recabó hoy la comprensión de los productores de espectáculos que han mostrado preocupación por la...

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Mar del Plata doctors successfully tackle COVID-19 from a different angle

Source: MercoPress   A group of physicians from the Argentine beach resort of Mar del Plata have been trying a new therapy against COVID-19 of their own concoction which has so far yielded “very...

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Scientists call omicron ‘most mutated virus we’d ever seen.’ Why does that matter?

Source: KTLA News (Los Angeles, CA) There’s a lot we don’t yet know about the omicron variant of COVID-19, which is starting to spread around the world and has been detected multiple times here in...

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How bad is Omicron? What scientists know so far

Source: Nature Barely a week has elapsed since scientists in Botswana and South Africa alerted the world to a fast-spreading SARS-CoV-2 variant now known as Omicron. Researchers worldwide are racing...

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How the pandemic has affected the economy, from empty shelves to higher prices

Source: NewsHour   From the start of the pandemic consumers and retailers have faced shortages in a wide range of goods, from toilet paper to electronics. Economists and policy-makers have...

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Mercury has catastrophic consequences on Bolivian indigenous peoples, UN experts say

Source: MercoPress   United Nations specialists have sent the Bolivian Government a “Letter of Allegations” after finding irregularities resulting from the unauthorized use of mercury which has...

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Jóvenes invierten menos tiempo en educación por pandemia

Fuente: SciDev     La educación a distancia debido al confinamiento por la pandemia ha aumentado la deserción escolar en América Latina y provocado impactos emocionales y sobre el uso del tiempo de...

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