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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa June 10, 2010

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comJun 10, 2010, 9:35 PM Google News Alert for: autism Big study identifies new genes that may be involved in autismLos Angeles Times (blog)A large international consortium of authors (including some at UCLA) have identified new genes that appear to be involved in autism somehow. …See all stories […]

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L.A. County coronavirus cases rise as bars forced to close – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles County public health officials on Sunday reported 2,542 more cases of the coronavirus and 20 related deaths. It was the county’s second-highest daily total of new cases since the pandemic began. Source: L.A. County coronavirus cases rise as bars forced to close – Los Angeles Times

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Texas’ coronavirus surge is ‘absolutely horrifying,’ infectious disease doctor says | TheHill

Peter Hotez expresses concern over the national response to the pandemic. Peter Hotez, a doctor, believes Texas needs to enforce stronger social distancing measures to combat the rampant virus spread. Texas, Arizona, and California are among the states experiencing a dramatic surge in new cases and hospitalizations. Source: Texas’ coronavirus surge is ‘absolutely horrifying,’ infectious […]

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Coronavirus expert Peter Hotez: ‘We have to intervene now.’ – HoustonChronicle.com

“You know how academics are: We tend to speak in shades of gray, and if we criticize, it’s with faint praise, right? But we’re not there right now.” As COVID-19 has upended our lives, coronavirus vaccine researcher Dr. Peter Hotez has become an ever-more-familiar presence, a regular in Chronicle coverage and on national cable-news channels. […]

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Texas Scientist: State’s COVID-19 Spike ‘Absolutely Horrifying’ | Newsmax.com

Texas is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases and one scientist working on a vaccine called the recent outbreak “absolutely horrifying,” the Houston Chronicle reports. Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, told the newspaper he is “terribly upset” about the spike in cases. Hotez said some coronavirus […]

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Texas scientist says the state is facing a ‘humanitarian catastrophe,’ which will worsen without immediate and aggressive social distancing [ARTICLE] – Pulse Nigeria

As the fifth worst-hit state in the United States, Texas has reported at least 128,132 cases of the coronavirus and 2,270 deaths, as of Thursday. The state is grappling with a surge in new cases and confirmed 5,489 new infections on Tuesday alone. Dr. Peter Hotez, who is working to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, said […]

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Texas should implement full lockdown and social distancing measures amid surge in coronavirus cases, doctor says | TheHill

Peter Hotez, the dean of the School of Tropical Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, has called the situation in Texas “the greatest public health failure in the history of the nation.”   Story at a glance Texas on Tuesday reported more than 5,000 cases of COVID-19 over a 24-hour period, marking a new […]