COVID-19

Sunset Zoo animals get COVID-19 vaccines

MANHATTAN, KS (WIBW) – Animals at Manhattan’s Sunset Zoo are starting to learn about COVID-19 vaccines thanks to the help of K-State veterinary students. In the spring of 2022, Kansas State University says zoo veterinarians and staff from Sunset Zoo took part to vaccinate several zoo animals against COVID-19. Sarah Gardhaus, assistant professor of exotic …

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Chapter Nine: The law guarantees balanced cuts during the pandemic

Title IX is always on Candice Storey Lee’s mind and Vanderbilt’s Director of Athletics believes that’s the way it should be for any administrator running college programs. “I hope this is part of our DNA and shows up in how we make decisions on a daily basis,” he told me. By most accounts, it is. …

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Chapter Nine: The law guarantees balanced cuts during the pandemic

Title IX is always on Candice Storey Lee’s mind and Vanderbilt’s Director of Athletics believes that’s the way it should be for any administrator running college programs. “I hope this is part of our DNA and shows up in how we make decisions on a daily basis,” he told me. By most accounts, it is. …

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NBA Finals, season on schedule thanks to replacement players

Adam Silver was constantly talking on his phone in late December. At the time, the NBA had more than 100 players who were sidelined due to issues with the virus, along with some head coaches, assistant coaches, referees and team staff. The NHL had just halted its season. The NBA commissioner wondered if his league …

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Experts say this Covid wave could be the start of our ‘new normal’

Packaged indoor events and fully booked flights where masks are few and far between suggest the pandemic is an unpleasant distant memory. In fact, cases of Covid-19 have steadily increased nationwide since the end of March. Hospitalization and death rates remain low, and are likely to remain that way. But then, many experts say they …

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Elon Musk may be right about a controversial topic

The pandemic has forced the vast majority of office workers — really anyone who doesn’t work in the service industry, construction, manufacturing, and a handful of other occupations — to work from home. For many workers, that was probably the only good part of the quarantine and lockdown. While their lives were confined to their …

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Moderna says the updated COVID booster is better than the original vaccines, and could start shipping by August

Moderna announced new data on Wednesday indicating that a new version of its COVID-19 vaccine will offer superior protection to its original formula from shots, based on a study of antibodies generated by its new boosters in trial participants’ blood samples. The company said in a statement that it plans to submit its data to …

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The era of the epidemic is over, and inflation may be the cause

If you’re still leaving bigger tips for waiters and other service staff than you did before the Covid-19 pandemic, you’re now in the minority. In most cases, Americans now say they are progressing less regularly than they did earlier in the pandemic, and much less than they did in 2019 before the pandemic began. That’s …

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The CDC says you should wear a mask while traveling — for monkeypox

A medical laboratory technician displays a test sample from a person suspected of having monkeypox.picture: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez (Getty Images) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is ramping up its guidance on monkeypox. While the risk of monkeypox is still thought to be low for the general public, the agency is now warning people …

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We can’t keep getting the same formula in our COVID-19 booster shots, says immunologist

Keeping up with the COVID-19 vaccines means getting three or four doses of the same shot at this point. The current boosters are the same formulations used in the first authorized shots, based on the original strain of the coronavirus that emerged in late 2019. They still protect against severe COVID-19, hospitalizations and deaths. But …

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