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Forgotten insurrection clause of 14th Amendment used to force GOP members of Congress to defend their actions on Jan. 6

Forgotten insurrection clause of 14th Amendment used to force GOP members of Congress to defend their actions on Jan. 6

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Lawyers representing voters in Arizona, Georgia and North Carolina have filed lawsuits alleging that their elected congressional representatives are barred from running for future office based on a little-known provision of the 14th Amendment. Specifically, Section 3 of…

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Countries with lower-than-expected vaccination rates show unusually negative attitudes to vaccines on Twitter

Countries with lower-than-expected vaccination rates show unusually negative attitudes to vaccines on Twitter

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea In countries with lower-than-expected COVID-19 vaccination rates, mentions of side effects and negative emotions dominated overall social media discourses on COVID-19 vaccines, according to…

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Wastewater monitoring took off during the COVID-19 pandemic – and here’s how it could help head off future outbreaks

Wastewater monitoring took off during the COVID-19 pandemic – and here's how it could help head off future outbreaks

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. A community’s sewage holds clues about its COVID-19 burden. Over the course of the pandemic, wastewater surveillance has become an increasingly popular way to try to understand local infection trends. Microbiologists Susan De Long and Carol Wilusz met…

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