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The Latest: China sends masks, medical supplies to France  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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At 8 months, babies already know their grammar  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Even before uttering their first words, babies master the grammar basics of their mother tongue. Thus eight-month-old French infants can distinguish function words, or functors -- e.g. articles (the), personal pronouns (she),... more
Babies born prematurely can rapidly acquire some adult immune functions after birth  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers from King's College London & Homerton University Hospital have found babies born before 32 weeks' gestation can rapidly acquire some adult immune functions... more
Nearly half-million infected worldwide, economic toll rises  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The number of coronavirus infections is closing on a half-million worldwide, with both Italy and the U.S. on track to surpass China more
UK lab looks for volunteers to be infected with coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, scientists are asking for healthy volunteers to help in the development of the vaccine. Volunteers will be infected with the two strains... more
Spain's coronavirus deaths leap; Prince Charles now infected  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The coronavirus death toll has risen dramatically in Spain, pushing it past China and second only to Italy as the pandemic spreads rapidly in Europe, Even Prince Charles, the 71-year-old heir to... more
Inflammasome activation and IL-1 signaling during placental malaria induce poor pregnancy outcomes  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Placental malaria (PM) is associated with severe inflammation leading to abortion, preterm delivery, and intrauterine growth restriction. Innate immunity responses play critical roles, but... more
Can novel coronavirus affect pregnant women and their babies?  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
As the new coronavirus (COVID-19) becomes more of a concern for people around the world, fact and myth are increasingly being confused, particularly due to misinformation and unofficial advice being... more
The Latest: New Orleans elderly home sees 1 die, 12 infected  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A dozen residents of a New Orleans retirement home are now infected by the coronavirus more
The Latest: China urges cooperation with US in virus fight  ABC NEWS · 1 week
China's Xinhua News Agency says President Xi Jinping called U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday and told him that China stands ready to provide support to the U.S.... more
Q&A: Expat quarantined in China shares how to survive 8 weeks of isolation  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
A longtime U.S. expat in China shares her experiences with living under strict social distancing to prevent the spread of the new... more
COVID-19 is not transmitted from pregnant mothers to babies, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Finally, some good news has emerged about the novel coronavirus that has spread to about 50 countries across the world. more
The Latest: Coronavirus deaths in US surpass China's  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has climbed past 3,500, eclipsing China's official count more
A seven-gene-deleted African swine fever virus is safe and effective vaccine in pigs  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
African swine fever (ASF) is a devastating infectious disease in swine and has been catastrophic for the global pig industry. In 2018,... more
Estimated 10,000 people in UK may have COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Around the globe, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has sparked a major health crisis as many countries grapple with increasing confirmed infections and deaths. Italy, Iran, and South Korea struggle as they are... more
Transmission of COVID-19 among cancer patients in China  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers from Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in China in collaboration with those from the National Cancer Centre Singapore, have come up with a study that reveals the transmission of the SARS-CoV-2... more
The harmful effects of stress during pregnancy can last a lifetime  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Mice exposed to stress in the womb and soon after birth can expect a lifetime of immune system deficiencies that hinder the ability to ward off... more
FDA nod for first experimental plasma therapy for COVID-19 in the U.S.  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) global pandemic has rapidly spread across the globe, now affecting 180 countries and territories. The United States is the front... more
1st known case of coronavirus traced back to November in China  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
A 55-year-old individual from Hubei province in China may have been the first person to have contracted COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus spreading... more
More than 50 infected with virus at California nursing home  ABC NEWS · 2 days
A Southern California nursing home has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with more than 50 residents infected — a troubling development amid cautious optimism that cases in... more
What's Happening: WHO calls for action, dog tested  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
As factories gradually reopen in China, other countries are struggling to contain the new coronavirus and are experiencing many of the issues China faced more
The Latest: China to honor those impacted by coronavirus  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
China will honor those who have died in the fight against coronavirus and all victims of the outbreak with three minutes of silence on Saturday more
Scientists estimate 2 to 3 percent of Hubei Province’s population has been infected with coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has shocked the world. It was first reported in Wuhan City, Hubei Province,... more
What's Happening: Nativity church shut, China factories open  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The World Health Organization says re are about 17 times as many new infections of the novel coronavirus outside China as in it more
Lockdowns, stocks down as virus fight shifts away from China  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Another stage in the global effort to outwit the new coronavirus has been reached, as reported infections in the rest of the world have surpassed those in China more
Masking power in the age of contagion: China in the wake of coronavirus  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
China has gradually emerged out of its shadow of despair as the epicenter where the coronavirus pandemic started. Now, there is face... more
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