Fauci Receives Widespread Criticism For 'Giving Blessing' to Kids for Halloween; Residents Argue 'No One Asked Him'
The top infectious disease expert in the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said that it was safe enough for American children to celebrate Halloween and go trick-or-treating. However, the medical professional received widespread criticism, with many online users arguing that "no one asked him."
COVID-19 Tests Not Accurate? New Data Shows Antibodies Used as Severity Markers
COVID tests might not be accurate as findings show a discrepancy in data from a study that markers of disease severity may need reassessment.
Researchers Say the Unvaccinated Can Get Reinfection From COVID-19, Disregard Natural Immunity in Favor of Immunization
One study states that the unvaccinated can get reinfected, not withstanding any natural immunity gained from exposure to SARS-CoV-2. Some studies say that antibodies of exposed individuals can naturally evolve the immune cells.
New Zealand To Stop Pursuing Zero COVID Strategy; PM Jacinda Ardern Plans To Transition to ‘Living With The Virus’ Approach
New Zealand will soon shift to a living with the virus approach after 18 months of employing a zero COVID strategy.
Studies Find Waning Immunity From Pfizer Vaccine as More Regulators Show Support For Booster Shots
Patients who received the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine were at risk of waning immunity levels, two studies found in a sample of 4,800 fully vaccinated healthcare workers. The situation has resulted in health officials recommending the use of booster shots to better protect people worldwide.
Merck's COVID-19 Pill Reportedly Reduces Risk of Hospitalizations, Deaths: Is it a Game-Changer or Just Another Tool?
Will Merck's COVID-19 pill called monulparivir becomes a game-changer since it was reported to decrease the risk of hospitalizations and deaths by 40 times the production cost? Here's what experts warned.
Russian Officials Struggle Amid Triple COVID Cases, Deaths; Authorities Blame Low Vaccination Rate For Crisis
Russian authorities reported three times more coronavirus-related infections and deaths in the last month compared to the same timeframe last year. Many officials are blaming the low vaccination rate in the country as the primary reason for the crisis.
Russia Presses Bid for WHO's Approval of Sputnik V Vaccine as Country Grapples With 3 Times More COVID-19 Cases During Last Fall
Russia expects to receive approval from WHO for the country's Sputnik V vaccine amid a record-breaking surge in COVID-19 cases.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Admits Country Can No Longer Maintain Zero-COVID Goals Amid Lagging Vaccination Rates
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern acknowledged that the New Zealand government's zero-COVID strategy would no longer be able to keep the number of infections to zero. The situation comes as the Delta variant continues to spread in the region that has seen a lag in vaccination rates.
COVID-19 Could Cause Guillain-Barré Syndrome and Induce Nerve Damage, Study Says
Researchers say COVID-19 could cause Guillain-Barré Syndrome added to other after-effects to sufferers' list. The affliction will cause damage to nerves because of an autoimmune system gone rampant caused by the virus found out just recently
Turkish Settlement From 11,000-Years-Ago Built Both Karahantepe, Gobekli Tepe; Archaeologists Says Findings Show Similarities in Ancient Culture
The Karahantepe discovery in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa in Turkey settlement is from 11,000 years ago. Showcased in the ancient remnants are artisan skills demonstrated by designs seen there.
Fauci Draws Criticism After Suggesting It's 'Too Soon to Tell' if Christmas Gatherings Would Be Allowed Amid Entry of New Anti-Viral Drug
The top infectious disease expert in the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci, continues to receive widespread criticism, the latest after his claims that Christmas gatherings could potentially not be allowed. The situation comes as the COVID-19 cases spike up.
Research Indicates Vitamin D Helps Deal With COVID-19 As Alternative To Prevent Infection and Disease
New research indicates vitamin D helps cope with COVID-19 as an alternative to keep away from getting infected. Sham preventives often dupe many individuals who have a natural and no-cost option.
Vaccine Mandates Boost Inoculation Rates Amid Opposition, Requests for Bans
A group of New York City public school teachers have been denied their request of a ban to the region's vaccine mandate. The requirement has been shown to significantly boost inoculation rates across the nation despite growing opposition from healthcare workers and other staff.
Transdermal Microneedle Patch Improves Immune Responses Now an Option for COVID-19 Vaccine Instead of Inoculation Using Needles
Researchers have developed a new delivery system for therapies, a tiny vaccine patch that improves immune responses instead of injections with needles. One reason for not getting a shot is a fear of needles. This new technology will avoid that.