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    Scientists Say: Vaccine

    Vaccines help the body develop immunity to a disease. They are biological mixtures that imitate a disease so the body can defend itself.

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    Explainer: What is puberty?

    Puberty isn’t just a time for zits, breasts and deeper voices. It also spurs brain development that helps teens handle emotions and deal with stress.

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    A Hong Kong man got the new coronavirus twice

    His is the first confirmed case of reinfection with this virus. His second bout was detected by accident, because he showed no symptoms.

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    Dust can infect animals with flu, raising coronavirus concerns

    Dust particles kicked up from some virus-contaminated surface can become a source of new infections, rodent data show.

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    Coronavirus outbreak at camp infected more than 200 kids and staff

    Think kids don’t get COVID-19 and spread it? Think again. An outbreak at a Georgia summer camp left 260 people infected. The rate was highest in kids under 10.

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    New COVID-19 vaccines show promise in people

    Early data from human trials show that several candidate COVID-19 vaccines produce virus-inactivating antibodies and immune cells that fight the virus.

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    Can we taste fat? The brain thinks so

    Scientists had not considered fat a 'taste.' The brain begs to differ, new data show.

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    Explainer: What are Antibodies?

    Antibodies are one of the major players in the immune system’s attack against germs. Learn what they are, what they do and how they keep us healthy.

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    Remdesivir is looking even better at fighting COVID-19

    New studies suggest the drug remdesivir not only speeds recovery of COVID-19 patients in the hospital, but lowers their risk of death from the virus.

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