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Sudan forbade female genital mutilation

The elimination of Female Genital Mutilation and other practices, try to claim the rights of women in Sudan Africa.

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Immune system variation can predict severe COVID-19 outcomes

Differing immune system responses of patients with COVID-19 can help predict who will experience moderate and severe consequences of disease

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Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Have Low Risk of Stroke

Penn study suggests ischemic stroke likely due to existing risk factors, rather than COVID-19

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5 international news of the week

As the coronavirus advances by leaps and bounds, these are the main news from Latin America and the entire world

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Study finds decline in emergent hospitalizations during early phase of COVID-19

Decline in emergent medical, surgical and obstetric hospitalizations reported at BIDMC

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Study suggests increased risks for COVID-19 patients who smoke, vape

TTUHSC researchers look for links between virus and stroke

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The first moon landing was possible thanks to a woman

Google Doodle made a recent tribute, with a colorful illustration, to a woman that made possible the first moon landing

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Immunotherapy safe for patients with COVID-19, cancer

Initial findings from UC study show that immunotherapy for cancer won't worsen complications for patients with the disease and COVID-19

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Ethical recommendations for triage of COVID-19 patients

Shortages of supply can result in triage of patients suffering from severe cases of COVID-19 and thus force a life or death decision

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COVID-19 'price gouging' could be prevented

'Price gouging' of essential hygiene and medical products during the current global pandemic

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Scientists evaluated the perspectives of zinc intake for COVID-19 prevention

The role of zinc in the prevention and treatment of viral infections including SARS-CoV-2

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Long-term strategies to control COVID-19 must treat health and economy as equally important

Preserving people's health is as important as reviving the economy

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New estimates highlight global economic and environmental impacts of COVID-19

Global consumption loss due to the pandemic amounts to an estimated $3.8 trillion

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Black individuals at higher risk for contracting COVID-19

Black individuals were twice as likely as white individuals to test positive for COVID-19

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