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“In the near future, researchers believe, shots that deliver temporary instructions into cells could lead to vaccines against herpes and malaria, better flu vaccines, and, if the covid-19 germ keeps mutating, updated coronavirus vaccinations, too. But researchers also see a future well beyond vaccines. They think the technology will permit cheap gene fixes for cancer, sickle-cell disease, and maybe even HIV.” The next act for messenger RNA could be bigger than covid vaccines.

+ New Israeli drug cured 29 of 30 moderate/serious COVID cases in days.

+ Australian Open set to bring a slice of normalcy to the sports world. (Pun headlines folks. We’re having an impact!)

+ WaPo: How this 98-year-old woman has become the ‘Oprah’ of a Jewish community center in Florida.

+ Pet-loving sleuths hailed after tracking down stolen van with 12 dogs inside.

+ Steph and Ayesha Curry Have Quietly Served Up 15 Million Meals During the Pandemic.

+ How an Apple Watch May Have Helped Save This Guy’s Life.

+ Kenyan woman finds a way to recycle plastic waste into bricks that are stronger than concrete.

+ San Diego man reunited with wallet lost in Antarctica 53 years ago. (As a bonus, it spent all those years mining bitcoin.)

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