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Associated Press 2 Dec 2019

Puppy found in permafrost believed to be 18,000 years old

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Scientists in Russia display a puppy found preserved in permafrost in eastern Siberia believed to be 18,000 years old. It was found remarkably well-preserved with fur, teeth and even whiskers. Radiocarbon dating was carried out by Swedish scientists. (Dec. 2)



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Andrea Mitchell is joined by Dr. Joshua Sharfstein and Dr. Tom Inglesby, both from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, to provide guidance the troubling development of a deadly inflammatory syndrome affecting children that is believed to be linked to the coronavirus. Aired on 05/11/2020.
A new study shows that young children are at greater risk for COVID-19 than first thought. This comes amid more cases of a rare inflammatory illness believed to be affecting children weeks after a virus infection.
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