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NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenLight Biosciences has partnered with the non-profit scientific research organization IAVI to work together on a Phase I clinical trial in Africa. IAVI and its partners were among the first to conduct HIV vaccine clinical trials in Africa, and since then, IAVI has sponsored more than 60 vaccine and biologics clinical trials in 13 countries. IAVI has built partnerships with centers of excellence for clinical research in five sub-Saharan African countries, and is developing vaccines and biologics against HIV, COVID-19, tuberculosis, Lassa fever, snakebite, and other diseases.

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IOWA CITY — Gary Barta shares disappointment with players and staff in the University of Iowa women's basketball program that their season had to be put on pause Friday.

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BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Most cancer patients who had no measurable immune response after being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 were helped by a third vaccine dose, according to a new study by investigators at the Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center (MECC), Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System. The findings, published online Monday, November 15th, in Cancer Cell, also show that a "booster" shot is extremely beneficial for all cancer patients, who face a heightened risk of severe disease and dying from COVID-19, and particularly in people who have a blood cancer.

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NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- First Responders Children's Foundation, the national non-profit organization that provides financial relief to families of first responders who have been injured or killed in the line of duty, today announced that it will present its 20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade Breakfast on Thursday, November 25th (Thanksgiving morning) at the Bryant Park Grill, 25 West 40th Street in New York City. The Foundation's 2020 breakfast was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, making this year's celebration the first time in two years that these first responder families from New York and New Jersey can get together on Thanksgiving to remember their loved ones.