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Lessons from a Nobel Prize-winning vaccine designer on standing up for one’s principles

The first time I talked to Dr. Katalin Karikó on the phone, it was late 2020. I knew that Karikó had helped create mRNA vaccines — the ones developed by pharmaceutical companies like Pfizer/BioNTech (where Karikó works) to fight the COVID-19 pandemic — and I expected to discuss science.

Instead, I unexpectedly found myself wishing I knew how to speak Hungarian....

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Cardiologists explain what could have caused Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest

On Monday night, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest while playing in a football game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Millions of horrified Americans watched as the NFL player collapsed after being struck in the chest by Cincinnati wide receiver Tee Higgins during a tackle. Even in a game notorious for inflicting devastating injuries on players, Hamlin’s cardiac arrest was especially shocking to the public, which watched live as first responders spent 10 minutes administering CPR and applying a defibrillator....

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Cardiologists explain what could have caused Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest

On Monday night, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest while playing in a football game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Millions of horrified Americans watched as the NFL player collapsed after being struck in the chest by Cincinnati wide receiver Tee Higgins during a tackle. Even in a game notorious for inflicting devastating injuries on players, Hamlin’s cardiac arrest was especially shocking to the public, which watched live as first responders spent 10 minutes administering CPR and applying a defibrillator....

Originally posted on salon.com

Cardiologists explain what could have caused Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest

On Monday night, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest while playing in a football game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Millions of horrified Americans watched as the NFL player collapsed after being struck in the chest by Cincinnati wide receiver Tee Higgins during a tackle. Even in a game notorious for inflicting devastating injuries on players, Hamlin’s cardiac arrest was especially shocking to the public, which watched live as first responders spent 10 minutes administering CPR and applying a defibrillator....

Originally posted on salon.com

Cardiologists explain what could have caused Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest

On Monday night, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest while playing in a football game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Millions of horrified Americans watched as the NFL player collapsed after being struck in the chest by Cincinnati wide receiver Tee Higgins during a tackle. Even in a game notorious for inflicting devastating injuries on players, Hamlin’s cardiac arrest was especially shocking to the public, which watched live as first responders spent 10 minutes administering CPR and applying a defibrillator....

Originally posted on salon.com