Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pangolin coronavirus could jump to humans

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have found important structural similarities between SARS-CoV-2 and a pangolin coronavirus, suggesting that a pangolin coronavirus could infect humans.

Health

Analysis: Talc-based cosmetics test positive for asbestos

Laboratory tests of talc-based cosmetics products, commissioned by the Environmental Working Group, found asbestos—a deadly human carcinogen for which there is no safe level of exposure—in almost 15 percent of samples.

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