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.
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.
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.
Scholars Studying the Ancient City of Petra Discover Women's Status Was Equal to Men During this Millennia
The City of Ancient Petra is the place where a Nabatean woman held sway as a person of power, in one of the few circumstance women were held as equals.
Anthony Fauci Fires Back Against Criticisms; Republican Lawmakers Call For Chief Medical Advisor’s Prosecution
The top infectious disease expert in the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci, fired back at Republican Senator Ted Cruz who called for the medical expert's prosecution. Fauci said that the political official's accounts were biased against science and said he was working on saving lives.
White House Reveals Details of Biden's Two Major Vaccine Mandates as Policies Face Court Battles
United States President Joe Biden's administration recently announced additional details for two of the Democratic leader's major vaccine mandates. The situation comes as the mandates are facing opposition from lawmakers and businesses and the threat of the new Omicron variant.
New COVID Variant 500 Times More Competitively Infectious Than Delta, Epidemiologist Says, Prompting Immediate Global Action
Several nations worldwide have reacted quickly to the news of the new coronavirus variant called Omicron by temporarily banning foreign travelers from South Africa. The dangers of the new variant is believed to have 500 times stronger transmissbility compared to the Delta variant.
New Zealand To End Lockdowns, Shifts to New Strategy of Living With Coronavirus Starting Dec. 2
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that the country will end lockdown restrictions in Auckland and implement a new policy to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Authorities have acknowledged that the Delta variant was not going away and have shifted to a new colored policy.
US Suffers Drug Epidemic as Fentanyl Overdose Fatalities Reach Record High, Killing 100,000 People in One Year
The United States is now struggling to address the issue of fentanyl overdose as the number of victims has now reached 100,000 nationwide within a 12-month period. The issue is believed to have been accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic and its subsequent effects on people.
Ancient Egypt's Legendary Temple of the Sun Discovered After 4,500 Years Hidden Under the Sands
The legendary Temple of the Sun is one of the essential structures of the Pharaoh, which connected divinity to human rulers that made them more than kings.
Space Catapult Slingshots Rockets at Supersonic Speed Instead of Using Solid Fuel Boosters to Send Spacecraft to Orbit
The space catapult could slingshot rockets into orbit using kinetic energy, which is relatively cleaner and effective since the vehicle is recoverable, to carry more payload to launch systems today.
Research Reveals Why Older People Gets Infected More Likely by SARS -CoV-2 than Younger People
Most older People are very vulnerable and would be infected by SARS -CoV-2, so this study points to ways that elderly can be protected.
Singaporeans Who Refuse Vaccination Become Ineligible for Free Coronavirus-Related Medical Costs To Boost Inoculation Rates
Singaporean authorities announced that the federal government will no longer cover costs related to coronavirus patients if they are unvaccinated. The requirement was changed in order to urge more people to get inoculated and slow the spread of the deadly infection.
Surveyors Discover Ancient Grecian Shipwreck Dating Back to 2,500 Years Old Which was Intact Despite its Age and Depth it was Found
Am ancient Grecian shipwreck found intact with jars and items for trade is an important find to give historian a sneak peek into millennias past.
OSHA Vaccine Mandate Affects Roughly 80 Million Workers, Includes $10K Fine, 6-Month Prison Sentence for Non-Compliance
The United States' Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) implemented new vaccination requirements that would affect more than 80 million workers in the country. The new rules also enforce $10,000 fines or six-month prison sentences to any individual who lies about their vaccination status.