New York Gov. Kathy Hochul Announces Suspension of Elective Surgeries in Westchester County Due to Rising COVID-19 Cases, Declares State of Emergency
The state of New York is reportedly one of the first to impose effective ways in combating COVID-19 with the help of Gov. Kathy Hochul and other officials.
Newly Developed Plant-Based COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Positive Results; New Drug Discovered To Work Against All Mutations of Omicron Variant
Medical firms revealed "positive efficacy and safety results" from a study of the first plant-based COVID-19 vaccine while fresh research shows that the COVID-19 drug is effective against all Omicron variant mutations
Omicron Variant Partially Evades Pfizer's Vaccine But Fails To Fully Resist Treatment, New Study Finds
A new South African study showed that the new Omicron coronavirus variant partially evaded immune protection provided by the Pfizer vaccine. The researchers said that while the results were worrisome they were not a cause for panic because the combination of infection and subsequent vaccination or booster shot still offered protection.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex Asks for Individual, Collective Effort To Lower Omicron Cases, Won’t Announce Lockdown
French PM Jean Castex does not want to impose another lockdown in the country so they are asking for everyone's help.
Bill de Blasio To Require Children Aged 5 to 11 Show Proof of Vaccination To Eat Outside Amid Jarring Vaccine Mandates
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that young children will soon be required to show proof of vaccination against the coronavirus if they want to eat outside or do other outdoor activities. The official also announced a new vaccine mandate that will affect workers from the private sector.
First Connecticut Man Tests Positive For COVID-19 Variant Omicron; Gov. Ned Lamont Urges Locals To Get Vaccinated
Connecticut is currently awaiting the test results of several individuals with links to the 60-year-old man who tested positive for the Omicron variant on Dec. 1.
6 Reasons Why It's a Good Idea to Sign up for Telehealth Appointments
Nearly everyone would benefit from being able to talk to a trained and experienced mental health professional. With the help of a reliable service, you can make an appointment for a convenient online therapy Ohio session from a licensed therapist. There are several advantages to having virtual therapy appointments. It's been proven that consistent and quality therapy makes a big difference in terms of coping with mental health conditions. In today's world, it's especially important to find your options that you're comfortable with, so you don't have to go without counseling.
Health Officials Warn of Coronavirus Cases As Omicron Variant Spreads to 17 US States
The United States federal government announced that the new Omicron coronavirus variant has spread to nearly a third of all states in the region. Despite the quick spread of the new mutation, the Delta variant remains the dominant variant in the region, causing new cases to top more than 100,000 per day.
United Kingdom’s Omicron Cases Reach 246; Travel Restrictions, Red List Countries Updated
The United Kingdom government won't announce restrictions ahead of the holidays, but it could be an entirely different story after the festivities.
German Government Considers Vaccine Mandates For Unvaccinated Residents, Plans Implementing Lockdowns
The German government said that it was considering impementing new measures to better combat the coronavirus pandemic in the region amid the spread of the new Omicron variant. Chancellor Angela Merkel said that authorities could enforce a general vaccine mandate.
Omicron 3 Times More Likely To Overcome Immunity Protection From Previous COVID-19 Infection Than Other Variants
South African scientists claim that reinfection to COVID-19 is at least three times higher with Omicron than other variants.
Eruption of Dormant Antarctic Volcanoes Could Lead to the Rise of Sea Levels Globally, Affect Earth's Climate
If a simultaneous eruption of dormant Antarctic volcanoes happen, it would cause drastic change or extinction but its good thing nature takes thousands of years to that.
China Scrambles To Develop Improved Vaccine for Omicron Variant As it Spreads Faster to Other Countries
The Chinese are going to develop improved vaccines capable of dealing with the Omicron variant with its adaptations.
Biden Administration Detail New Strategy To Combat Coronavirus This Winter, Says He Won't Expand Vaccine Mandates
United States President Joe Biden's administration on Thursday announced a new strategy that sought to combat the spread of the coronavirus amid the new Omicron variant this coming winter. The Democrat said that he did not want to impose lockdowns and will not be expanding vaccine mandates.
Bayer Wins Pharma Award for Future Oncology Plain Language Summary
One of Bayer's innovative plain language summaries has been recognized at the Pharma Awards USA 2021.