Babies Born During Pandemic Score Lower on Motor, Social Skills Test, Study Shows
A recent study found that babies who were born during the coronavirus pandemic scored lower on tests that monitored various skills, including communication, motor, and social skills. The observation comes as more and more children are being admitted into hospitals for the coronavirus infection.
Biden Urges Americans To Get COVID-19 Jabs, Says Omicron Should 'Alarm' The Unvaccinated
United States President Joe Biden urged Americans to get vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus as the highly-contagious Omicron variant continues to spread even among the vaccinated population.
WHO Comments on Contradiction Regarding Sinovac's Efficacy Against Omicron Variant
An official with the World Health Organization (WHO) reassured people worldwide that the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine offered protection against the infection despite the new Omicron variant. They said that the Chinese vaccine reduced the chances of severe illness, hospitalization, and death from the infection.
Chicago Public Schools Forced To Cancel In-Person Classes Amid Surge in COVID-19 Cases; Union Says Students’ Safety Should Be Prioritized
The teachers union in Chicago finally got their way after weeks of urging the district to postpone face to face classes.
12 People in France Infected With Possible COVID-19 Variant IHU; New Strain Has 46 Mutations
A new strain called IHU is causing worry among health officials that it could eventually be labeled as a new COVID-19 strain.
US Sets Alarming Milestone of 1 Million Coronavirus Cases Amid Omicron Surge as Vaccines Race To Protect Younger People
The United States has hit an alarming milestone of more than one million confirmed coronavirus cases in a single day, the highest since the beginning of the health crisis. The situation comes as vaccine manufacturers are scrambling to get their treatments approved to protect younger people.
FDA Announces Shorter Waiting Period for 12 to 15-Year-Olds Getting Booster Shots
The CDC is, reportedly, reviewing the FDA's new authorization for children aged 12 to 15 that wish to get their booster shots.
Xi’an Province Goes Into Lockdown Amid China’s Zero-Covid Policy
Xi'an residents are urging the government to provide them with food, medicine, and other daily supplies after 12 days in lockdown.
Stonehenge Reveals Human Presence in the Ancient Period of the Prehistoric Monument Discovered by Archaeologists
The Stonehenge reveals that human presence was there as it was more than a astronomical marker, but a social gathering place of ancient peoples during the Neolithic period.
COVID-19 Pandemic Could End This Year If People Would Get Vaccinated, WHO Says
Getting vaccinated is one of the ways in which the entire world can work together and put an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple sources said.
Things We Need to Know About At-Home Rapid COVID-19 Tests, the Variants They Detect
At-home rapid COVID-19 tests are the fastest way to determine if there is an infection or not. Levels of detection vary according to the test used factors that decide which test can detect specific antigens.
China Hits New High Temperature Since 1961, Including Extreme Weather in 2021; Experiment of Artificial Sun Burns 5x Than Real One
China recorded warmest temperature and witnessed more extreme weather occurrences than usual while "artificial sun" operated for 20 minutes at a stunning 70 million degrees in its newest experiment.
COVID-19 Omicron Variant Crashes New Year Celebrations Worldwide But South Africa Says Wave May Have Peaked, Lifting Overnight Curfews
South Africa has lifted nightly curfews set almost two years ago and declared that the COVID1-19 Omicron variant wave had crested without a massive jump in mortality.
Michigan Woman Tests Positive for COVID-19 While on Plane to Switzerland; Forced To Quarantine in the Bathroom
Icelandair passenger praises flight attendant and airline for helping her after she tested positive for COVID-19 while en route to Iceland.
COVID-19 Pandemic: A Lookback on How the Virus Affected the Lives of Millions, Hopes for 2022
More COVID-19 cases and deaths were recorded in the United States this year compared to 2020 despite more people being vaccinated.