The Daily Populous

Sunday May 24th, 2020 night edition

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(CNN) Brazil has become the country with the second most coronavirus cases worldwide after the United States.

The country's health ministry reported 20,803 new cases on Friday, bringing the total to 330,890 confirmed cases.

Brazil's cases have surpassed the number in Russia, where health officials more recently reported 326,448 cases.

More than 1.5 million cases have been reported in the US, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Last week, Sao Paulo's mayor warned that its health system could be overwhelmed very soon if residents don't follow social distancing guidelines.

Officials in the city of 12 million have declared a five-day holiday in a bid to get residents to stay home. »

Betsy DeVos openly admits she's using the pandemic to impose her private school choice agenda

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DeVos made the comments during an interview with Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York, on his Sirius XM show.

"There is no question that this crisis has impacted all students — no matter what kind of school they're enrolled in," she added.

But DeVos said states should calculate how many total students private schools serve rather than just the number of poor students. »

Why Midcentury Lawyers Spent 12 Years Arguing About Peanut Butter

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In 1959, an FDA study revealed that several items that were labeled as “peanut butter” only contained 75% peanuts.

Peanut butter manufacturers fought back, saying that consumers preferred their peanut butter sweeter and more easily spreadable.

Thus began what both the FDA and peanut butter lawyers would forever refer to as the great 12-year “Peanut Butter Case.”. »

Safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of a recombinant adenovirus type-5 vectored COVID-19 vaccine: a dose-escalation, open-label, non-randomised, first-in-human trial

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We did a dose-escalation, single-centre, open-label, non-randomised, phase 1 trial of an Ad5 vectored COVID-19 vaccine in Wuhan, China.

Our study suggests that there is potential for further investigation of the Ad5 vectored COVID-19 vaccine for prevention of COVID-19.

Multivariable analysis was used to establish the possible effects on the immunogenicity and safety profile of the vaccine candidates. »

10 years of 'Lost,' and 10 years without it

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But I have not rewatched one of my self-proclaimed favorite TV shows of all time from start to end since 2010.

Everything about the show and the episode rushed back to me from whatever cave of my brain in which it had been hiding.

To watch any episode was to buy in to days, weeks, or years of tantalizing mystery, suspense, and emotional investment. »