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China spat may be threatening Canada’s bid to get early access to leading COVID-19 vaccine: experts

Article content continued Last month, the company’s co-founder said it was in talks with Russia, Brazil, Chile and Saudi Arabia to conduct Phase 3 trials, which determine whether the vaccine actually protects people against COVID-19 infection. Back in Canada, “we are continuing to wait for the vaccine,” said Scott Halperin, the Dalhousie scientist heading Canada’s… Read More »

Human Sperm Stem Cells Grown in Lab, an Early Step Toward Infertility Treatment

Infertility affects one in seven men of reproductive age worldwide. One idea for treating male sterility is spermatogonial stem cell (SSC) therapy. In this approach, sperm stem cells in the testis are transferred to a test tube, cultured and nudged into becoming fully fledged sperm. However, a key bottleneck has been identifying just the right… Read More »

Coronavirus: Compliance with social distancing during early stages linked to working memory, study finds

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims compliance in America with social distancing during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic is linked to working memory. The study, “Working memory capacity predicts individual differences in social-distancing compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States,” assessed the working memory,… Read More »

Dr. Fauci to testify reopening too early risks ‘needless suffering and death’ from coronavirus: Report

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during the House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Coronavirus Preparedness and Response, in Rayburn Building on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Tom Williams | CQ Roll Call | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease specialist and… Read More »