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More Strategic COVID-19 Testing Could Prevent Distancing and Shutdowns

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Strategically increasing testing capacity, either by making diagnostic tests faster or more available, can reduce reliance on costly preventative interventions, such as distancing and shutdowns, according to a team of researchers led by Penn State. The team designed its mathematical model to support government and public health officials in implementing testing and isolation programs to control the spread of SARS-CoV-2 while reducing reliance on socially and economically costly interventions.

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Hi JT,

In Danville, you would definitely need a good outdoor antenna. One that is designed to pick up VHF as well as UHF. Our signal is there, but is too far away to effectively penetrate buildings. Thank you and please keep us posted!

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Mask Litter: Cleanup Effort

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It is time for civic groups in the Seattle area to pick a date for our communities to clean up the thousands of used, disposed of COVID-19 masks littering our area. How about a day or week in March 2022? One giant campaign headed by local governments, clubs, interested people, trail walkers, bikers, etc. It […]

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Drinking Alcohol While Pregnant Significantly Alters the Baby’s Brain Structure, MRIs Reveal

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The brain structure of fetuses exposed to alcohol significantly differs from the developing brains other unborn babies, a new MRI-based study shows. Unborn babies exposed to alcohol have a larger corpus collosum – the main connection between the brain’s two hemispheres – and a smaller periventricular zone, the area where neurons originate.

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