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Pandemics and epidemics could exacerbate racism xenophobia

Instincts developed to protect us from illnesses can generalize into avoidance of healthy individuals who look, speak or live differently

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Which are the countires where there is not coronavirus?

Despite the fact that we are experiencing a pandemic, there are some nations that, so far, have not reported infections

When do people retweet health agencies' COVID-19 messages?

New insights could help guide future communication strategies during the pandemic and in similar crises

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How important are Latinos in US elections?

Latino voters play a crucial role in tipping the scales one way or the other

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Scientists predict COVID-19 will become a seasonal virus, but not yet

COVID-19, the illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, will likely  become seasonal in countries with temperate climates

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COVID-19 patients with sleep apnoea could be at additional risk

People who have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnoea could be at increased risk of adverse outcomes from COVID-19

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7 in 10 Americans willing to get COVID-19 vaccine, survey finds

Race, politics linked to lower interest among participants

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More cats might be COVID-19 positive than first believed, study suggests

Study shows cats are fighting off the virus with naturally developed antibodies - however they could be at risk of reinfection

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Could singing spread COVID-19?

If silence is golden, speech is silver - and singing the worst

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Post-COVID syndrome severely damages children's hearts

'Immense inflammation' causing cardiac blood vessel dilation

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Study: Vitamin D deficiency may raise risk of getting COVID-19

Association between vitamin D deficiency and the likelihood of becoming infected with the coronavirus

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Children can have COVID-19 antibodies and virus in their system simultaneously

Children still have the potential to transmit the virus even if antibodies are detected

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Is the Spanish monarchy at risk of extinction?

Before the flight of King Juan Carlos I, signs of weakening of this regime are beginning to be seen, very different from what we know in Latin America

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Possible blood-clotting mechanism in COVID-19 found

Thrombosis has proved to be a common complication in severe COVID-19