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More Jobs

The healthcare sector in the US added just more than 30,000 jobs last month, reports The Wall Street Journal's Health Blog. The overall economy added 243,000 jobs. However, the blog notes that the data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics breaks the numbers down by facility type, not job description. "For example, the report shows that hospitals added 12,700 jobs, but doesn't say whether those were nursing, IT, or cafeteria positions," it says.

The Scan

Alzheimer's Risk Gene Among Women

CNN reports that researchers have found that variants in MGMT contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk among women but not men.

Still Hanging Around

The Guardian writes that persistent pockets of SARS-CoV-2 in the body could contribute to long COVID.

Through a Little Spit

Enteric viruses like norovirus may also be transmitted through saliva, not just the fecal-oral route, according to New Scientist.

Nature Papers Present Method to Detect Full Transcriptome, Viruses Infecting Asgard Archaea, More

In Nature this week: VASA-seq approach to detect full transcriptome, analysis of viruses infecting Asgard archaea, and more.