Search for Patient Zero: Would It Help Determine COVID-19 Origin, Nail Delta Variant?
Public health experts try to find out where the pandemic started, figuring out the real patient zero and what happened before he became infected.
Blood Shortage in the US Prompts Hospitals to Delay Surgeries; Donors Move on from Traditional Places
A number of blood centers in the US are experiencing a lack of one-day supplies, which has forced hospitals to postpone their surgeries. The donors have moved on from traditional places.
Veteran Diagnosed with Delta Variant Despite Being Fully Vaccinated; COVID-19 Strain Becomes Dominant in the US
A veteran was hospitalized and diagnosed with COVID-19 Delta variant despite being fully vaccinated, as the strain becomes more dominant in the US.
Joe Biden Says Unvaccinated Americans Put Communities at Risk, Offers New Strategy After Missing Goals
President Joe Biden urged Americans to be vaccinated and said unvaccinated people put the communities at risk.
Epsilon Variants and Their Changes That Enable COVID-19 to Develop Evasive Measures Against Antibodies
It is relevant to identify the Epsilon variants and their changes especially as the succeeding variations have found a way to evade structures and proteins that are geared to kill any invading pathogen.
Leaked Documents From Thailand Alleged Inefficiency of Sinovac Vaccine in Protecting From COVID-19 Virus
Thailand was riddled with public unrest after leaked documents revealed that an unnamed official recommended against giving health workers the Pfizer vaccine because the country would lose its confidence with Sinovac. Authorities have since worked to appease residents by addressing the issue.
CDC Launches Investigation Following Teen's Death After Receiving Second Dose of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
The CDC launched an investigation of the demise of a teen from Michigan, days after he received his second dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
Unvaccinated People Can Become "Variant Factories" for COVID-19, Possible Source of Worse Mutations
Some researchers alleged that those unvaccinated will become unwitting variant factories for the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. These compound efforts eradicating the virus and risk of possible mutations that will bypass current vaccine antibodies.
Over 99% of People Who Died From COVID-19 in June Were Not Vaccinated; Fauci, Biden's Inoculation Goal Fell Short
Dr. Anthony Fauci stated on Sunday that over 99 percent of the people who died from COVID-19 in June were not inoculated. President Biden’s initiative of having 70 percent of American adults at least partially vaccinated by July 4 was not met.
CDC Recalls Precooked Chicken Over Listeria Outbreak; 1 Dead, 3 Hospitalized
The CDC alerts Americans over listeria outbreak related to pre-cooked chicken that killed one and hospitalized three others.
UK PM Boris Johnson to Implement COVID-19 Lockdown Easing; Face Masks to Become 'Personal Choice'
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to set out the last step of Britain's roadmap out of lockdown. Step four of the roadmap was delayed in June to no earlier than the 19th of July.
Alternative COVID-19 Vaccine That Uses T-Cells Will Likely Target Mutant Variants
Researchers are repurposing a treatment for HIV with T-Cells that will likely target mutant variants of SARS-CoV-2. Called epitopes of the coronavirus that will be stopped by T-cell vaccine.
Joe Biden Misses Fourth of July Vaccine Goal, Vowed in March a “More Normal Fourth of July”
The Biden administration did not reach its 70% inoculation goal with the arrival of the Independence Day on Sunday. The number sits at 67%.
Mink Fur FarmsTo Be Banned Soon; Animals Found As Possible Carriers of Covid-19 Mutation That May Spread to Humans
A bipartisan proposal in the United States House would prohibit the farming of mink fur in the country. The spread of COVID-19 among animals could accelerate the number of mutations in the virus before it potentially transfers to people.
CDC Warns New Deadly Soil Bacteria in the US; Infection's Origin Remains a Mystery
The CDC and three states investigate uncommon deadly soil bacteria after three Americans became infected without going to tropical areas where the disease naturally exist.