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Students move out of dormitories at San Diego State University in March, after the university cancelled the rest of the semester and has asked students to move out within 48 hours. Nine percent of young adults say they've moved due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sandy Huffaker/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Dental offices have begun seeing patients return for routine procedures. Seattle dentist Kathleen Saturay has increased the layers of protective equipment she wears when treating patients. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Recent protests in Philadelphia and across the country have drawn young people. But for most of the pandemic, youth have been quarantined and away from their social circles, which could make depression and other mental illness worse. Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Some Young People Fear Social Isolation More Than COVID-19

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A face mask covers the mouth and nose of one of the iconic lion statues in front of the New York Public Library Main Branch on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in New York, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Ted Shaffrey/AP hide caption

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Widespread Use Of Face Masks Could Save Tens Of Thousands Of Lives, Models Project

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Gilead Sciences, maker of the antiviral drug remdesivir, has come up with a price for the COVID-19 treatment that was less than some analysts expected. ULRICH PERREY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Remdesivir Priced At More Than $3,100 For A Course Of Treatment

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The snake Chrysopelea paradisi is seen in Malaysia's Taman Negara National Park. To get from tree to tree, they can propel themselves in the air. David Renoult/iNaturalist hide caption

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How Snakes Fly (Hint: It's Not On A Plane)

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Internationally, scientists now have on file the genomes of more than 47,000 different samples of the virus that causes COVID-19 — up from just one in January. Here's a transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (orange) isolated from a patient. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/National Institutes of Health hide caption

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This Coronavirus Doesn't Change Quickly, And That's Good News For Vaccine Makers

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New research shows that dolphins can learn foraging behavior from other dolphins. Sonja Wild/Dolphin Innovation Project hide caption

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Dolphins Learn Foraging Tricks From Each Other, Not Just From Mom

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This image shows the buildup of toxic tau proteins in the medial temporal gyrus of a human brain. Though some drugs can now remove these proteins, that hasn't seemed to ease Alzheimer's symptoms. It's time to look more deeply into how the cells work, scientists say. UW Medicine hide caption

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Alzheimer's Researchers Go Back To Basics To Find The Best Way Forward

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A laboratory technician holds a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate ready for a trial in May 2020. Mladen Antonov/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Thousands of people stand among the ancient stones at Stonehenge in Salisbury, England, at sunrise on the summer solstice. Archaeologists on Monday announced the discovery of a ring of shafts about 2 miles away. Steve Parsons/AP hide caption

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Tyson tested every worker at about 20 of its plants, including this one in Logansport, Ind., after workers got sick. The company is now considering ongoing random testing to try to keep outbreaks from flaring. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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How Widespread Coronavirus Testing Helped Meatpacking Plants Slow Outbreaks

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Early results of a new study from University of Oxford researchers show that dexamethasone improved survival in some patients with COVID-19. Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Doctor Warns Of Risks In Rush To Embrace A COVID-19 Treatment

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Dr. Nico Dosenbach decided to put his healthy arm in a cast to figure out more about how the brain deals with an immobilized limb. Tim Parker/Washington University School of Medicine hide caption

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A Scientist's Pink Cast Leads To Discovery About How The Brain Responds To Disability

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An artist's interpretation of a baby mosasaur hatching from an egg in the Antarctic sea. Francisco Hueichaleo hide caption

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Scientists Find The Biggest Soft-Shelled Egg Ever, Nicknamed 'The Thing'

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Cows with genes from the human immune system make antibodies that may help people fight the coronavirus. Walter Portz/SAB Biotherapeutics hide caption

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Cows Help With COVID-19 Treatment, No Bull

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A COVID-19 patient is attached to a ventilator in April in the emergency room at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Yonkers, N.Y. A steroid treatment is showing promise in reducing mortality for patients on ventilators. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Health workers and others rallied in Seattle during a Doctors For Justice event on June 6, protesting police brutality in the wake of George Floyd's death. Medical training needs a hard look too, doctors say: Students of color and LGBTQ people often bear the brunt of what can be a bullying culture. David Ryder/Getty Images hide caption

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A bottle of hydroxychloroquine tablets in Texas City, Texas. The Food and Drug Administration has rescinded its emergency use authorization for the drug. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Sea otters are tourist magnets--and voracious eaters. Not everyone is happy about their comeback off the coast of British Columbia. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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What Happens When Sea Otters Eat 15 Pounds of Shellfish A Day

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A researcher at the German Center for Immunity Therapy holds a bag containing blood plasma from a recovered COVID-19 patient at the University Hospital Erlangen on April 27, 2020 in Erlangen, Germany. This plasma could be used to treat people with COVID-19. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Five Coronavirus Treatments In Development

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Hannah Groch-Begley listens to Dylan Matthews play the ukulele at their home in Washington, D.C. Dylan had hesitated to buy the ukulele because it felt like too big of an indulgence. Shankar Vedantam/NPR hide caption

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