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Coronavirus News Roundup, July 11-july 17

The Trump administration suggests deploying the National Guard to make sure timely data sharing into a new, centralized database. Reports of the infection—together with one demise this month—just lately shook up social media.

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July 17, 2020 • Preliminary evidence suggests the coronavirus can cross via the placenta, and being pregnant slightly raises a woman’s danger of a severe case of COVID-19. And about one-in-six Americans (16{373ef3030c12d1bfb606757904bd0b23869624e49aa3cbb849a44e3d15efee00}) say they have participated in a citizen science research activity, whether serving to to collect data samples for a science analysis project, contributing to a web-based crowdsourcing activity, or participating in a maker motion or hack-a-thon. About two-in-ten adults (18{373ef3030c12d1bfb606757904bd0b23869624e49aa3cbb849a44e3d15efee00}) have a science-associated hobby or interest corresponding to out of doors and naturalist actions, astronomy, laptop programming and expertise-related hobbies. Further, the survey finds viewers of science-associated entertainment believe that these movies and exhibits provide, on the whole, a constructive impression of working in science, expertise and medication. The American Council on Science and Health is a analysis and education group working under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code.

But, unlike COVID-19, plague is a illness that international locations have more or less obtained underneath control. Images of the brand new phenomenon have been captured by Solar Orbiter, a joint European-NASA mission to study the solar. Usually a fish breaks records due to its size, however a current southern bluefin tuna caught within the waters off the far-south coast of NSW excites scientists due to its age.

People appear to be finding new methods to attach, researchers say. July sixteen, 2020 • Until now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has collected essential details about COVID-19 hospitalizations and equipment from around the nation. The Trump Administration now says hospitals must cease reporting that information to the CDC and instead send info to a different federal database.