New Ebola Cases Resurfaced in Congo; Marks 11th Outbreak of the Virus
The city of Mbadanka in Congo has reported its first new cases of the Ebola infection since 2018. Researchers and health workers have made great progress in reacting to the infection from previous incidents.
Hong Kong’s Tiananmen Square Massacre Vigil Banned Due to COVID-19 Restrictions
The Coronavirus pandemic has hit a stop button on the annual Tiananmen Square Massacre vigil which has been running for three decades. The vigil is to commemorate and remember the thousands of lives that were lost after the People's Liberation Army were deployed to crack down on protesters on June 4, 1989.
Coronavirus Weaker? Doctor Claims COVID-19 is Becoming Less Lethal
The novel coronavirus no longer exists in Italy. It used to have the 3rd highest fatalities tally in the globe.
COVID-19 Stimulus Funds End Up in Trash as They Arrive in Debit Cards That People Thought Were Scam
Aiming to get money faster into the hands of Americans, the US Treasury and IRS sent the coronavirus stimulus finds in forms of debit cards. However, massive confusion has landed those cards in the trash.
Cyprus to Cover Vacation Costs of Tourists Who Contracted COVID-19 During Stay in Country
Cyprus government officials committed to pay for the expenses, which includes food, drink, medication, and accommodation, of travelers who tested positive for the new coronavirus after they entered the country. It noted that travelers will only pay for airport transfer and return flight bills.
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.
Fauci Says Second Wave Can Be Avoided, Discusses Steps to Take in the Next Four Months
As the US continues to struggle against COVID-19, White House COVID-19 expert Anthony Fauci says a “second wave is not inevitable." Here's how a second wave can be avoided according to him.
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.