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New CDC Study Finds Majority of Those Infected with COVID-19 ‘Always’ Wore Masks – California Globe

Once again it appears there are conflicting facts, data and plenty of opinions about the efficacy of wearing masks to prevent contracting the Coronavirus.

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Once again it appears there are conflicting facts, data and plenty of opinions about the efficacy of wearing masks to prevent contracting the Coronavirus.
In addition to causing “maskne” and skin infections on the face and around the mouth, persistent coughing, “mask mouth,” and respiratoryillnesses including lung infections, it turns out that most everyone infected with COVID-19 “always” wore masks, according to a newly published study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Massive Analysis Reveals New COVID-19 Related Genes – Helpful and Harmful – SciTechDaily

Researchers at Yale University and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard screened hundreds of millions of cells exposed to the COVID-19 and MERS viruses and identified…

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Researchers at Yale University and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard screened hundreds of millions of cells exposed to the COVID-19 and MERS viruses and identified dozens of genes that both enable the viruses to replicate in cells and also those that seem to slam the door on the virus.
The pro-viral and anti-viral role of these genes will help guide scientists in development of new therapies to combat COVID-19, the researchers say.
The findings were reported today (October 26, 2020) in the…

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Many nurses were hospitalized with Covid early in the pandemic – NBC News

Doctors and nurses also become sick enough to be hospitalized with Covid-19. Many have underlying health conditions.

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Most health care workers who were hospitalized with Covid-19 early in the pandemic had had direct interactions with patients, according to a report published Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The report, which focused on Covid-19-related hospitalizations among health care workers from March through May, found that 67 percent were in roles with patient contact. More than one third were nurses.
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Wrinkly ‘super peas’ may cut type 2 diabetes risk, research finds – INSIDER

A series of studies comparing smooth green peas to a mutated, wrinkly version staves off blood sugar spikes and may help prevent diabetes.

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There’s a new superfood on scientists’ minds, and they make wrinkles look good. 
Research out today in the journal Nature Food has found a natural mutation to green peas that makes them more shriveled than standard smooth ones also makes them healthier, especially if your aim is staving off diabetes risk. 
That’s because the wrinkly ones, which aren’t yet available in regular grocery stores, have a lower carbohydrate content but higher amounts of resistant starch. The body takes a longer time breaking…

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