Researchers uncover early results about an existing tuberculosis vaccine

While scientists race to develop and test a vaccine effective against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, recent studies have indicated that countries with widespread BCG vaccination appear to be weathering the pandemic better than their counterparts. This has led many researchers to suspect that BCG vaccine, which immunizes against tuberculosis, might offer protection against […]

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Solicitation charges against Patriots owner Robert Kraft likely dropped

Florida prosecutors said Monday that they won’t appeal a court’s decision blocking video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for massage parlor sex, making it likely the charges against him will be dropped. If the state challenged the decision to the Florida Supreme Court and lost, it could have “broader, negative […]

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Researchers discover potential cause of immunotherapy-related neurotoxicity

New research has uncovered the previously unknown presence of CD19—a B cell molecule targeted by chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell immunotherapy to treat leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma—in brain cells that protect the blood brain barrier (BBB). This discovery may potentially be the cause for neurotoxicity in patients undergoing CD19 directed CAR T cell […]

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How a debate over police funding escalated in Norman, Oklahoma — and divided the town

In the three months since Norman, Oklahoma, City Council member Kate Bierman voted to redirect money meant for the police department, she has been accused of participating in a leftist conspiracy. She’s been screamed at from a car passing by her home. Opponents have tried to force her and her fellow council members from office. […]

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