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New York starts reopening as WHO says virus ‘worsening’ worldwide

New York City—the epicenter of America’s coronavirus outbreak—began partially reopening its shattered economy Monday after almost three months of lockdown, as the World Health Organization warned the health crisis was “worsening” worldwide. Some 400,000 New Yorkers were allowed to return to work as retailers began offering limited in-store and curbside pickup, with construction and manufacturing […]

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Study suggests a new approach to reducing spread of mosquito-borne diseases

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, another source of deadly and increasingly frequent disease outbreaks goes largely unnoticed by much of the world. Stanford researchers working in rural Kenya have identified the most productive breeding habitats for certain mosquitoes—spreaders of untreatable viruses that sicken millions every year—and revealed related community perspectives that could inform […]