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NIH Begins Large-Scale Precision Nutrition Study

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National Institutes of Health awarded new funds for academic and industry labs to develop algorithms for predicting individual responses to food and nutrition. . . . → Read More: NIH Begins Large-Scale Precision Nutrition Study

Biotech, AI Company Partner on Covid-19 Alert System

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A developer of Covid-19 vaccines and an artificial intelligence company are building a system to quickly detect dangerous SARS-CoV-2 variants. . . . → Read More: Biotech, AI Company Partner on Covid-19 Alert System

FDA Clears Rapid At-Home Covid-19 Test

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The Food and Drug Administration granted an emergency authorization to a quick diagnostic test for SARS-CoV-2 viruses, conducted at home. . . . → Read More: FDA Clears Rapid At-Home Covid-19 Test

Essay – Quick, Name the Secretary of HHS

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Our country and world are in the worst health crisis in a century, and the U.S. cabinet secretary with the word “health” in the title is missing in action. . . . → Read More: Essay – Quick, Name the Secretary of HHS

Foundation Backing Expanded Pandemic Surveillance

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A population genomics company is receiving foundation support for expanding its detailed surveillance of respiratory disease outbreaks in the U.S. . . . → Read More: Foundation Backing Expanded Pandemic Surveillance

Infographic – Not Ready for Next Pandemic

Chart: Pandemic preparations

The Global Health Security Index for this year shows the world as a whole is not taking meaningful steps to prepare for future health emergencies. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Not Ready for Next Pandemic

Patent Awarded for Opioid Risk System with Geographic Data

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A company analyzing public health data by geography and social factors received a patent for its system identifying likely opioid addiction hot spots. . . . → Read More: Patent Awarded for Opioid Risk System with Geographic Data

Infographic – Unvaccinated Driving New Covid-19 Cases

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Data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show new Covid-19 infections are concentrated largely among unvaccinated people. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Unvaccinated Driving New Covid-19 Cases

Book Review – The Premonition: A Pandemic Story

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As the world struggles to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, author Michael Lewis tells how the U.S. first struggled to identify and contain the virus. . . . → Read More: Book Review – The Premonition: A Pandemic Story

Health Journals Call for Emergency Climate Action

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An editorial published in more than 200 journals calls for governments worldwide to take immediate action to mitigate climate changes affecting public health. . . . → Read More: Health Journals Call for Emergency Climate Action