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Molnupiravir: miracle pill?

by Sanjana Bajaj In the fight against the COVID-19 virus, a new drug has been introduced to significantly mitigate the disease’s effects. Named after Thor’s hammer, Mjölnir, the drug molnupiravir could be a powerful tool for reducing the risk of hospitalization and death among coronavirus patients. Here’s what you need to know about how the pill works, and […]

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A Tribute to 700,000 Deaths

By Michelle Pan As October of 2021 comes to a close, we are rapidly approaching the two-year mark since the coronavirus pandemic began. This month, the United States reached another record-breaking milestone–700,000 deaths, more than seven times what former President Donald Trump had predicted and expected to be the maximum number possible. Shockingly, this staggering […]

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Alcohol May Be Our Lead to the Solution

What smells like a campfire, flickers with an auburn hue, and has spent a year in space? It’s the substance that twelve wine connoisseurs have had the opportunity to savor in 2021 for the sake of environmental research. Last year, researchers in Bordeaux, France sent a dozen bottles of wine along with 320 snippets of […]

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