Jayati Sharma

Genetics and Epidemiology

Johns Hopkins University

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Mutations in white blood cells weaken immunity to infectious diseases

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Scientists uncover a genetic cause behind age-related risk for a variety of infections, including COVID-19

Kids can tell if you're smiling under your mask

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Study finds that a mask has the same impact as sunglasses on a child's ability to perceive the wearer's emotions

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We must reckon with our ableism if we want healthcare to work for people

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People who had COVID-19 may need long-term care — the US healthcare system isn't ready

Olivia Bernard

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The lab-leak hypothesis for COVID-19 is becoming a conspiracy theory

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To explain where SARS-CoV-2 came from, look at processes with scientific explanations and precedents

Dan Samorodnitsky

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Storytelling is the antidote to Americans' mistrust of science

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Beyond just making us feel good and entertained, storytelling can effect change

Jamie L Peeler

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Your morning walk, no matter how far, can help you live longer

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Science says it's okay if you only get 15 minutes of exercise per day (but the more the better)

Luke Whitcomb

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