Davis Cup: Rwanda lose in Kenya opener | New times

Rwandan tennis players started their Group 3 Africa Davis Cup tournament campaign on a disappointing note after losing 3-0 to East African rivals Kenya in their opener of Group B at the Smash Sporting Club in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday. Etienne Niyigena and Bertin Karenzi both lost their opening matches …

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Researchers Highlight Administration of CAR T-Cell Therapy Using Modified AAV

In a preclinical study, the researchers were able to show that their modified adeno-associated virus (AAV) vector safely delivered the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) gene into host cells and produced enough CAR T cells to cause effective tumor regression and induce anti-tumor immunological reactions. characteristics in a mouse model of …

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Long-distance COVID patients fight for disability benefits, lawyer says

“The problem with long haul is that there are no diagnostic criteria set for it, there are no tests,” said Barrie lawyer Steve Rastin. As the medical community strives to resolve persistent health issues linked to COVID-19, these patients – known as long haul – are struggling with more than …

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College of Medicine Appoints Diversity Officer | News from the FIU

Cheryl Holder, MD, has been appointed Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Initiatives (ODEICI) at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM). “In his new role, Dr Holder will lead HWCOM in creating new pipeline programs and advocating for inclusion and social justice in all aspects of HWCOM …

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Marine Corps veteran announced as new Camp Lejeune community superintendent

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (WITN) – A new community superintendent has been announced for a marine base in East Carolina. Marine Corps veteran Ryan Smith will be stepping down as an elementary school principal in South Carolina to assume the role at Camp Lejeune. “Ryan Smith’s collaborative leadership approach will benefit …

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KENYA: Two water dams for irrigation of agricultural land in Migori

As drought continues to plague Kenya, Migori County is launching the construction of two irrigation dams to expand its agriculture. The Siabai earthen dam will be located in the Kuria sub-county. The Otati dam will be located in Nyatike. The Siabai earth dam will be able to store 97,106 m3 …

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KNOWLEDGE CENTER: Four Ways to Invest Extra Money in Your Savings Account [Column] | Company

Over the past year, many Americans have amassed money to prepare for the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. So much so that the personal savings rate of Americans has reached record levels. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reported that Americans’ savings rate reached 33% in April 2020, the …

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Tuolumne County Public Health recommends limiting gatherings

Sonora, California – Tuolumne County Public Health is today reporting 24 cases in the community and 16 inmates at the Sierra Conservation Center for a total of 40 new cases of COVID-19 in the county. There are 285 active cases including 18 hospitalized. Public health states that “All gatherings during …

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UnityPoint hospital chief explains decision to require vaccines

WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL) – UnityPoint Health is requiring all employees and team members to be fully immunized against COVID-19 by November 1, 2021. The company made the announcement Thursday, making it the latest healthcare system to require vaccinations for all employees as COVID-19 cases in the country continue to rise. …

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The cost of HIV prevention drugs PrEP remains high for many despite efforts to address the problem

While many celebrated the recent move to make HIV prevention drugs free on most insurance plans, those who are uninsured have felt the gap between them and their life-saving treatment has widened further. “The story we continue to meet is that it’s not just the cost of the pill. Now …

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