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September 11, 2020
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How are Americans practicing religion during the pandemic?

Divinity School/AP-NORC poll: 9% think in-person services should continue without restrictions An overwhelming majority of people in the United States support restricting or suspending in-person religious services during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a new poll from the University of … Continue reading

September 6, 2020
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A Taste of the Wild: On The Nature Trail in Yosemite National Park

April 2020. In Yosemite National Park, this is usually the most exciting time of year, as winter fades into a distant memory, and the park’s rich wildlife begins to wake up to the promise of spring. However, as we all … Continue reading

March 20, 2013
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Predicting hotspots for future flu outbreaks

This year’s unusually long and rocky flu season would be nothing compared to the pandemic that could occur if bird flu became highly contagious among humans, which is why UCLA researchers and their colleagues are creating new ways to predict … Continue reading

January 27, 2012
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Pairing Masks and Hand Washing Could Drastically Slow Spread of Pandemic Flu

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Masks and hand hygiene could cut the spread of flu-like symptoms up to 75 percent, a University of Michigan study found. A new report shows the second-year results (2007-2008) of the ground-breaking U-M M-Flu study found up … Continue reading

September 24, 2011
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UCLA Scientists Find H1N1 Flu Virus Prevalent in Animals in Africa

UCLA life scientists and their colleagues have discovered the first evidence of the H1N1 virus in animals in Africa. In one village in northern Cameroon, a staggering 89 percent of the pigs studied had been exposed to the H1N1 virus, … Continue reading