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The project will be led by Yale University in collaboration with Gallup, Quest Diagnostics, and The Jackson Laboratory.

CT To Roll-Out Blood Sampling Program To Track Coronavirus Spread

CONNECTICUT — Gov. Ned Lamont announced Tuesday that the state is partnering in a first-of-its-kind, statewide project to quantify the spread of COVID-19 within the state by conducting a seroprevalence study of 1,400 randomized, representative Connecticut residents.

The project will identify, through blood samples, people who have developed antibodies to COVID-19, a sign of prior infection. Led by Yale University in collaboration with Gallup, Quest Diagnostics, and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, and with the support of the state Department of Public Health, the project will provide the state with additional data in order to better inform its response and enhance efforts to mitigate the spread of the virus.

“Connecticut has an urgent need to understand the extent of prior infection with COVID-19 in order to guide our efforts to protect the state’s residents, mitigate the harms of the virus, and implement efficient programs in the areas of greatest

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30 Healthy Casseroles That Will Keep You on Track

30 Healthy Casseroles That Will Keep You on Track

Casseroles get a bad rap for being calorie bombs (or tasting like watered-down mush). But they’re actually a dream meal because you can prep them on a Sunday and enjoy them all week long. Here, 30 healthy casseroles that won’t disappoint.

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A strata is a baked dish of eggs, bread and cheese. You’ll know it’s done when the creamy custard turns golden in the oven. Have it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We won’t judge.

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Why should regular pasta have all the fun? Cauliflower florets join noodles in this veggie-packed dish, bringing you both nutrition and ooey-gooey cheese in every bite. Sounds like the best of both worlds to us.

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This pretty side is gluten-free and vegetarian. Plus, you’ll get to make your own potato noodles. Any excuse to use the spiralizer. (But if you don’t have

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If COVID-19 Is Messing With Your Sleep Routine, Here’s How to Get It Back on Track

If COVID-19 Is Messing With Your Sleep Routine, Here’s How to Get It Back on Track

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a lot of change to our routines — including how we sleep. Some people report having weird or vivid dreams as of late, which some experts say may stem from disruptions to the REM cycle.

“We only remember our dreams when we wake up from REM sleep. What’s happening is that the sleep cycle has been disrupted, so people are waking up from REM sleep and now they can remember the dreams they were having anyway,” Richard Castriotta, a sleep medicine physician at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, tells Allure. “If that’s new, it means your sleep-wake cycle has changed from where you were before, and you’re waking up from REM sleep more often.”

While it’s easy to get out of sync with your normal sleep routine during any major change, adhering to schedule might be even more difficult when you’re

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Studies track immunity to coronavirus over time with new blood tests

Studies track immunity to coronavirus over time with new blood tests

Penn Medicine and the Mayo Clinic are working on tests that detect prior exposure to the novel coronavirus in healthcare workers.

Two in a recent flood of efforts to grapple with immunity to a disease that’s quarantined millions, the projects use “serology screening,” or tests that detect antibodies in blood, to measure if people have been exposed to the virus at some point in the past — even in the absence of symptoms.

Widespread serology testing essentially has the potential to figure out who’s likely immune to the virus and let people return to work. Healthcare workers with antibodies could go back to the front lines with less worry about being infected. And government officials could obtain needed data on the spread of the disease in communities, helping them make tough decisions about lockdowns and other measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

“These antibody tests are very important

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India faces spike in coronavirus cases, says study, in test for health system

Russia to use mobile phones to track people at risk of coronavirus -PM

By Darya Korsunskaya and Gleb Stolyarov

MOSCOW, March 23 (Reuters) – Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin on Monday gave the authorities five days to develop a system to track people who have come into contact with anyone with coronavirus by using mobile phone geolocation data.

Under the new system, people would be sent information if they came into contact with someone who was infected and the same information would be passed on to special regional headquarters set up to fight the respiratory disease pandemic.

The Kremlin said the measure was legal and part of a raft of measures Russia is taking to try to halt spread of the virus.

The measure will trace “citizens who are in contact with patients with new coronavirus infection on the basis of information from cellular operators about the geolocation of a cell phone of a particular person, which would allow citizens to be notified

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