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Sticking RNA-based vaccines in the blast freezer prevents such enzymes from tearing apart the RNA and rendering the vaccine inert.Here’s why COVID-19 vaccines like Pfizer’s need to be kept so cold|Tina Hesman Saey|November 20, 2020|Science News
Public health experts are raising alarms about a study that some conservatives claim reveals that masks are ineffective at preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus.Inconclusive results, missing data: Experts push back on a study questioning the efficacy of masks|Meryl Kornfield|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The number of new cases had decreased over the weekend, Rooks said, but the number grew again early this week, which prevented the Terps from returning to practice.Maryland football is ‘committed to getting back,’ but timeline for return is unclear|Emily Giambalvo|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The lawsuit is a last-ditch effort to prevent her own deportation.
Unlike traditional computers, which allow software to be downloaded from websites, iPhones are locked down to prevent that installation method.Apple cuts some App Store fees, but critics call it a ploy to avoid regulation|Reed Albergotti|November 18, 2020|Washington Post
Infectious diseases are (a) infectious and (b) preventable with a simple shot.D.C. Moron Phil Gingrey Spread Ebola Fever Over Immigrants|Kent Sepkowitz|July 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tragically, as we deliberate, another day of preventable carnage will come and go.
Overdose deaths have now become the leading cause of preventable death in the United States.
The U.S. should do no less to prevent escalation into a preventable protracted war.
The most preventable cause of death—smoking—has plummeted among Americans in recent years.A Scarier Bird Flu: CDC Chief Warns of Looming H7N9 Threat|Eliza Shapiro|September 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Imperfect lighting of rooms in which children study or play is one of the chief among these preventable causes.The Physical Life of Woman:|Dr. George H Napheys
When I took office, immunization levels for preventable childhood diseases had fallen to 70%.
Preventable sickness should be prevented; knowledge available to combat disease and disability should be fully used.
The disease is preventable, and will probably be stamped out in time.
Almost all blindness is preventable, and blindness due to industrial accidents and processes is no exception to this rule.