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Monkeypox spread at two large parties in L.A. County, officials say

Monkeypox spread at two large parties in L.A. County, officials say

Los Angeles County officials have reported limited local transmission of monkeypox, with some recent cases involving people who attended large events here and infected people who haven’t traveled out of state. “There’s been some what we call ‘community transmission.’ That is, it’s not from travelers or people who went elsewhere and contracted monkeypox somewhere else. …

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Large survey finds who may be at highest risk for long COVID

Large survey finds who may be at highest risk for long COVID

It’s a question everyone wants answered: Who is more likely to develop long COVID-19, the debilitating symptoms that can linger for weeks, months or even longer, after an infection? A new unpublished study from 23andMe is part of a growing body of research shedding light on who experiences post-COVID conditions and why. The survey, which …

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Large study indicates disgust sensitivity is linked to prejudice toward gay men and lesbian women

Large study indicates disgust sensitivity is linked to prejudice toward gay men and lesbian women

Individuals who are more sensitive to disgust are more likely to hold negative attitudes towards gay men and lesbian women, according to new cross-cultural research published in the journal Group Processes & Intergroup Relations. The findings provide evidence that antigay prejudice is related in part to pathogen avoidance. “I became interested in prejudice towards gay …

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