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Peru Air Travel Reopens

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The South American country of the Republic of Peru has resumed most transportation options, including airport operations. Other improved conditions such as the resumption of most business operations and a gradual re-opening of borders have been reported within Peru. 
Peru began its COVID-19 pandemic economic reactivation plan on October 1, 2020, which included the resumption of a limited number of international flights. 

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Can a 100 Year Old Vaccine Prevent Herpes Infections?

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Recurrent infections with herpes simplex virus (HSV) in the orofacial, ocular, or genital region are common and sometimes disabling, calling for effective preventive interventions, said researchers in a recent review published by the Wiley Online Library.
The development of HSV protective vaccines has been an ongoing challenge for decades and continues today.

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Hawai’i Visitors Can Offset Their Carbon Footprint When Planting Trees

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In the spirit of giving back as Hawaii tourism recovers, Alaska Airlines will plant one tree for every flight flown to the Hawaiian Islands until 2021, in support of Malama Hawaii.
Malama means to “take care,” and as visitors return to Hawaii, the Islands are asking travelers to be respectful of Hawaii’s beauty and leave with a better understanding of what it means to care for the earth and each other.

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Which Drugs Can Be Repurposed to Combat COVID-19?

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The US National Institute of Health (NIH) recently launched a study designed to determine whether certain approved therapies or investigational drugs show promise against COVID-19 and merit advancement into larger clinical trials. 
Last updated on November 17, 2020, the ACTIV-5 Big Effect Trial, which will enroll adult volunteers hospitalized with COVID-19 at as many as 40 U.S sites, is being conducted in collaboration with the NIH’s public-private partnership Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Innovations and Vaccines (ACTIV) program.

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Pre-Testing Prior to Flying South

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United Airlines announced it had expanded its customer COVID-19 testing efforts to include flights out of Houston to select destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean. 
United passengers departing from George Bush Intercontinental Airport on December 7, 2020, will have the option to take a self-collected, mail-in coronavirus test that meets local entry requirements for certain countries Aruba, Belize, and The Bahamas.
The self-collected, mail-in COVID-19 test costs $119.