City in China Wants to Use a Smartphone App to Monitor the Health of Citizens
The government of Hangzhou in China wants to create a "health code" that will monitor the overall health of a citizen by tracking the person's daily activity. The strategy is now raising ethical concerns.
France Bans Use of Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Treatment Due to Safety Issues
The anti-malaria drug which has previously been called a “game-changer” in battling COVID-19 has taken a turn in a different direction. New studies have shown that hydroxychloroquine’s risks outweigh its benefits, thus, countries have banned its use in treating the disease.
[Video] See How Fast the Coronavirus Spreads in Mass Transit Without Social Distancing
A video simulation shows how widespread the coronavirus can be inside mass transit transportation
Dreaded Coronavirus Second Wave Prompts Production of More Flu Vaccine by Pharmas
The US will soon be stocking up on flu shot this coming winter in preparation for the second wave. Most drug companies are increasing production to keep with the coming demand.
Men With Long Ring Fingers are Less Likely to Die to Coronavirus, Study Claims
Long ring fingers in men is a sign that they are less likely to suffer severe coronavirus symptoms and death
New Way of Transmission? Live Coronavirus Found on Feces of Deceased Patients
Back in January, a group of Chinese researchers tested the feces of a deceased coronavirus patient. It shows that the virus is still active, and it could be dangerous for the peope who are exposed to the body.
Brazilian City Mayor Says President Bolsonaro is “Co-Responsible” in Rising COVID-19 Death Toll
As the cases of COVID-19 increase in Brazil, Manaus City Mayor Arthur Virgilio Neto called President Bolsonaro “co-responsible.” Meanwhile, Bolsonaro continues to attend anti-lockdown rallies.
Japan Urges Public to Stay Alert as COVID-19 Emergency is Lifted
With the number of COVID-19 cases subsiding, Japan has lifted the country’s coronavirus emergency. However, despite the ease on restrictions the government reminds people to remain vigilant and be careful.
Coronavirus: Unborn Babies in Danger as Virus May Attack the Mother's Placenta
This study finds a connection to the coronavirus and how it affects fetal development. Experts discovered that the virus may damage the mother's placenta.
FACT CHECK: Will a Hand Sanitizer Explode Inside a Hot Car?
Posts claiming that a hand sanitizer will spontaneously combust if left inside a hot car is circulating online. Here’s the Truth.
Can Coronavirus Be Transmitted Through Makeup and Other Beauty Products?
The coronavirus can be transmitted by touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Because of this, people are now asking if it is still safe to use makeup.
NBA in Disney? League Explores Possibility of Bringing Game to Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Hoping to resume the season by July, the NBA revealed that they have had exploratory talks with the Walt Disney Company in using Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for the games.
Brazil’s Indigenous People are Dying from Coronavirus With Limited Access to Healthcare
As Brazil grapples to combat the continued spread of COVID-19, the deaths and cases in their indigenous communities continue to rise.
Face Shields Could Be Better Than Face Mask, Adds a Layer of Protection Against COVID-19
Study of the use of face shields in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic has shown promising initial results
Extended Use of Face Mask Dangerous? May Cause Hypercapnia and Hypoxia
Rumours are spreading the prolonged use of face masks may be dangerous to your health