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Seen here is an illustration of an X-ray depicting lung cancer. A new study shows that nearly half of deaths due to cancer can be attributable to preventable risk factors. (Peter Dazeley/The Image Bank RF/Getty Images/CNN) Seen here is an illustration of an X-ray depicting lung cancer. A new study shows that nearly half of deaths due to cancer can be attributable to preventable risk factors. (Peter Dazeley/The Image Bank RF/Getty Images/CNN)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP) This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)

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