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The Latest: Tokyo records most virus cases in 2 months

TOKYO — Tokyo has reported 950 new coronavirus cases, the highest daily number in two months, as infections steadily spread less than two weeks before the city hosts the Summer Olympics. Saturday’s tally compared to 822 confirmed cases reported Friday. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Thursday declared a state of emergency in Tokyo starting Monday… Read More »

Over 140K Virus Species Found in Your Gut

Researchers have studied the human microbiome to understand the relationship between these microorganisms and health. A recent analysis found the human gut also has over 142,809 different virus species that reside with your gut bacteria.1 In recent years, scientific evidence has made it apparent that your gut microbiome plays a vital role in your health… Read More »

How your sewage is being tested for virus

Wastewater testing for coronavirus fragments in NSW is becoming more effective, raising hopes the virus can be contained while the state waits for the rollout of a vaccine. Sydney Water’s lab team have been able to significantly ramp up the rate of wastewater COVID-19 testing by automating part of the process. The team that analyses… Read More »