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  1. PhotoScientists looking at a sample of a respiratory virus at Novavax labs in Rockville, Md.
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    U.S. Will Pay $1.6 Billion to Novavax for Coronavirus Vaccine

    The Maryland-based company, which has never brought a product to market before, just made the biggest deal to date with the Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed.

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    1. PhotoTruvada, a daily pill used to prevent H.I.V. infection. A new injectable drug may be more effective. 
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      A Shot to Protect Against H.I.V.

      A drug injected every two months is more effective at preventing H.I.V. infection than a daily pill, scientists report.

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  1. PhotoA free drive-through testing site in Phoenix for communities with high levels of exposure to the coronavirus.
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    A New Generation of Fast Coronavirus Tests Is Coming

    New technologies, like the gene-editing tool Crispr, can spot the virus in less than an hour. But it will likely be months before these tests hit clinics.

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  2. PhotoCustomers at the Goldengrove pub in east London on July 4th, as restrictions were further eased. Scientists are increasingly concerned about tiny viral particles that may linger in the air.
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    Airborne Coronavirus: What You Should Do Now

    How to protect yourself from a virus that may be floating indoors? Better ventilation, for starters. And keep wearing those masks.

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From Well

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    How Safe Are Outdoor Gatherings?

    With the virus raging in many parts of the country, new restrictions have left many wondering about the safety of a backyard barbecue or picnic.

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    How We Get Stronger

    Weight training prompts changes in the nervous system that prime the muscles to get bigger and stronger.

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The Coronavirus Outbreak

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  1. PhotoScientists looking at a sample of a respiratory virus at Novavax labs in Rockville, Md.
    CreditAndrew Caballero-Reynolds/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

    U.S. Will Pay $1.6 Billion to Novavax for Coronavirus Vaccine

    The Maryland-based company, which has never brought a product to market before, just made the biggest deal to date with the Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed.

    By

  2. PhotoCustomers at the Goldengrove pub in east London on July 4th, as restrictions were further eased. Scientists are increasingly concerned about tiny viral particles that may linger in the air.
    CreditTolga Akmen/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

    Airborne Coronavirus: What You Should Do Now

    How to protect yourself from a virus that may be floating indoors? Better ventilation, for starters. And keep wearing those masks.

    By