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Madrid backtracks on plan for targeted virus lockdowns

The local government of Madrid, the region of Spain hit hardest by the pandemic, on Thursday backtracked on its plans to introduce targeted lockdowns in areas with high numbers of coronavirus cases. The region’s deputy health chief, Antonio Zapatero, announced Wednesday that the local health department was planning to confine people in areas with the […]

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The best plants for good feng shui

Believe it. Back in 1995, Donald Trump employed a feng shui master. And when Pun Yin stepped into Trump International Hotel & Tower to consult for a renovation, she felt such bad energy that she told Trump, “we’re not going to do this project with you unless you follow us completely” (via The Guardian). You can thank her for the […]

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Researchers test antibody drug as treatment for COVID-19

Stanford Medicine researchers are investigating whether a combination of specific antibodies can reduce early symptoms of COVID-19 in people with mild to moderate cases of the disease. heir effort is part of a multisite clinical trial of an antibody drug developed by Eli Lilly and AbCellera that aims to enroll 550 participants at hospitals and […]

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Relief for people who struggle with CPAP masks

A trial of a simple yet effective surgery has led Australian experts to promote it as an option to specialists around the world for managing difficult obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) cases. After rigorous evaluation of the surgery, excellent outcomes were shown in sleep apnea patients who had been unable to use continuous positive pressure airway […]

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US prepares for pre-election COVID-19 vaccine rollout

The US has urged states to get ready for a potential COVID-19 vaccine rollout two days before the presidential election, it emerged Wednesday, as France prepared to present a mammoth spending plan for its virus-hit economy. Across the world, governments are hoping to announce a vaccine as soon as possible to reopen economies shuttered to […]

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Gap just announced sad news for fans

In June, Gap reported the worst business results in a quarter over its 51-year history (via CNN). Now, the clothing giant says it will need to permanently close more than 225 Gap and Banana Republic stores this year as a result of the pandemic, which is more than double the 90 stores Gap originally said […]