Pfizer Vaccine Booster Shows 95.6% Efficacy in Phase 3 Trials as Global Rollout of Additional Shots Continue
Authorities from pharmaceutical company Pfizer and BioNTech revealed that phase 3 trials of their coronavirus vaccine's booster shots showed a 95.6% efficacy. The situation comes as more and more Americans are getting the booster shot to better protect themselves from the infection.
70-Year-Old Indian Woman Gives Birth to First Child, Becomes One of Oldest Mothers in the World
A 70-year-old Indian woman became one of the oldest first-time mothers in the world after giving birth to her son after 45 years of marriage. The woman, identified as Jivunben Rabari, got pregnant with the help of in vitro fertilization (IVF) that helps elderly women get pregnant.
New At-Home Use COVID-19 Test Kit Analyzes Saliva in 30 Minutes, Provides Results Up to 90% Accuracy
SARS-CoV-2 laboratory testing takes more time and effort, which most would resort to if an examination is needed. A new at-home COVID-19 test kit is being devised that is easy to use and gives faster results with 90% accuracy.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces New Vaccine Mandate With $500 Incentive For Municipal Workers
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new vaccine mandate on Wednesday that would affect the region's municipal workers. In his address, the lawmaker said that the vaccine was the way to protect people from the coronavirus infection.
NFL Agrees to End Race-Based Adjustments in Dementia Testing; Black Players Now Qualified for Monetary Awards in Settlement of Concussion Claims
NFL has agreed to finally put an end to race-norming among retired Black players.
Vladimir Putin Orders Paid Shutdown For Workers Starting October 30 as Russia Tackles Rising COVID-19 Cases, Deaths
Vladimir Putin has ordered a one-week paid shutdown for Russian employees as Russia experiences mounting COVID-19 cases and deaths.
Europe Records Surge of COVID-19 Cases After WHO Warns Pandemic Could Last Until 2022
The World Health Organization noted that Europe has observed a rise in the number of coronavirus cases for the third week in a row. The situation comes as the supply of vaccines dwindles among poorer countries with officials urging wealthy countries to cut down on their use of vaccines.
NASA’s Orion Unmanned Spacecraft is Ready To Journey to the Moon as the First Return in Decades
The Space agency, NASA's Orion spacecraft, will be ready by 2022 to go to the moon. The first uncrewed mission to the earth's moon in preparation for the actual manned visit since the final Apollo flights.
Allegations of Mass Homicide, Genocide Against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Dropped Due to Lack of Consensus
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will no longer be accused of mass homicide and genocide due to his mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Radio Host Caught COVID On Purpose To Achieve Natural Immunity as More Senior Americans Get Booster Shots
A conservative radio host, Dennis Prager, recently announced that he has tested positive for the coronavirus infection after months of purposely trying to contract the disease. The senior's actions comes as many elderly Americans are getting booster shots to fight off the deadly illness.
WW2 Ghost Ships of Iwo Jima Raised From the Sea After Volcanic Tremors Caused the Seabed to Rise
The WW2 ghost ships of Iwo Jima are now visible after the bottom of the sea rose following a volcano's tremor. During World War 2, they were sunk by the US Navy with the iron hulks seen after 1945.
Scientists Study Genetically COVID-19 Resistant Individuals Who May Hold the Key to Better Therapies
Despite the ravages of the virus on most persons, a few genetically resistant to the coronavirus are there, but only a rare few with this particular set of characteristics. The advantage for such people is they will be able to shrug off infection better than ordinary people.
Washington State University Fired Their Highest-Paid Football Coach After He Refused To Get the COVID-19 Vaccine
Nick Rolovich, the highest-paid football coach at the Washington State University was fired on Monday after he refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
FDA Recalls 2 Blood Pressure Medicines, Asks the Public To Stop Taking Them
The FDA conducted two drug recalls and urged the people to stop taking them and contact their doctors immediately.
Long COVID Afflicts More Than Half of Those Diagnosed With Pathogen According to New Study
One study alleges that long covid will be suffered by half or more survivors from data based on a new investigation. Long COVID is when the symptoms are still present even though one has recovered, no one knows why it happens.