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What You Can Do if Those Around You Are Not Wearing Masks
We have a role to play to help stop COVID-19 once and for all — and it’s not just to abide by safety measures. Part of our duty is to ensure that others do so too. According to Oregon Health and Science University associate professor, Dr. Esther Choo, we should speak up when we see people around us not wearing masks or abiding by health and safety protocols.
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Hybrid Learning in College: How Well Are Schools Implementing It?
The hybrid learning model finds significance in all academic levels but is especially more crucial in higher learning. College students require an educational format that is accessible and synchronous with traditional learning methods at the same time to prepare them for the real world.
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Experts Say Antiviral Treatments Can Defend Against Omicron
Omicron is suspected to have developed more than 30 mutations in spike protein, which means that monoclonal antibodies that target spike proteins in COVID-19 to affect its ability to infect human cells will not cut it. Luckily, experts at Harvard University, after thorough research and examination, recognized that current anti-viral pills that mess with the virus’ genome structure may be able to defend against Omicron.
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New York Returns Statewide Mask Mandate Effective Until January 15
One of the States spearheading initial efforts to curb the spread of Omicron is New York, with Governor Kathy Hochul announcing a state-wide mask mandate, heeding to the WHO’s advice to bring back mask-wearing amid the new variant’s spread.
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