Decennial 2020 research sets the agenda for advancing safe healthcare

NEW YORK (November 2, 2020) — More than 700 studies, including 250 international abstracts, highlighting worldwide progress in preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections and addressing antibiotic resistance were published today as part of the proceedings from the Sixth Decennial International Conference on Healthcare-Associated Infections. The Sixth Decennial, a conference co-hosted by the Centers for Disease…

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Rapid method finds potent COVID-19 monoclonal antibody among a trillion possibilities

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 2, 2020 – University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists have discovered the fastest way to identify potent, neutralizing human monoclonal antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The method–as well as a trio of successful animal studies on an antibody called “Ab1”–are described today in the Proceedings of the National Academy…

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How To Avoid Election Stress

From the droves of people voting by mail to the widespread protests for racial justice to the pandemic and worries about the electoral process itself, the 2020 election cycle provides “a recipe for a lot of angst” on Election Day, according to Alvin Bernard Tillery Jr., a professor of political science at Northwestern University .…

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