American Red Cross Encourages People to Donate Amid National Blood Shortage That Could Delay Life-Saving Transplants
The American Red Cross urging people to donate blood as the nation experiences severe shortages that would risk the lives of cancer, transplant patients.
COVID-19 Affects Human Brain, Causes 'Brain Fog' Resulting to Seizures, Depression, and Other Conditions
A new UK study was the first to discovered a potential link betwee delibitating brain effects and the coronavirus disease. Researchers observed MRI brain scans from nearly a decade ago and compared them to the most recent scans and found deterioration in some areas of the brain.
CDC, FDA Investigate Massive Tuberculosis Outbreak Linked to Contaminated Bone Repair Product Used in Over 100 Patients
Us officials are investigating outbreaks of rare Tuberculosis infection caused by contaminated bone repair product to patients who underwent surgery.
Parents Submit Face Masks for Lab Testing; Harmful Pathogens Found on Children's Face Masks
Masks worn by children were submitted for lab testing. The results showed several pathogens.
The Russians Once Covered up a Deadly Lab Leak, Scientist Says Investigating the Origins of COVID-19 is 'Critical'
Dozens of people from Sverdlovsk got sick in 1979. It was later confirmed to be Anthrax from a lab leak. Could history be repeating itself?
'Black Fungus' Epidemic Plagues India Amid COVID-19 Emergency
A new disease called the "black fungus" is spreading through India, causing officials to struggle to save lives amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The infection causes blackening around the affected areas and is known to be fatal to hosts.
Biden Urges US Citizens to Get Vaccinated As Delta COVID-19 Variant Continues to Spread, Could Become Dominating Strain
United States President Joe Biden urged Americans to get vaccinated as soon as possible as the Delta COVID-19 virus variant continues to spread across the country. The director of the CDC said the new strain could become the dominant force in the country if vaccinations fail to deliver.
Green Fungus Explained: First Detected Rare Infection in India Causes, Symptoms, and Who Are At Risk [FAQ]
The newest occurrence of green fungus in Madhya Pradesh has sparked a new health issue in India. Here is what is it and how the rare infection can harm at risk people.
Third COVID-19 Wave to Hit India, Only 5% of Population Are Vaccinated
A third wave of COVID-19 infections is possibly to hit India by October. The western state of Maharashtra could see the third wave as early as in the next two to four weeks.
Ancient Turkish Carvings on 3,200-Year-Old Stone Is a Pre-Historic Hittite Calendar and Cosmic Map
Discovery of ancient Turkish stone carvings on a 3,200-year-old stone that contains the Ancient Hittite calendar and cosmic map found by the French historian and archaeologist Charles Texier in 1834.
Dozens of Common Blood Pressure Pills Recalled Over Fear of Containing World's Most Explosive Chemical That Causes Cancer
Batches of blood pressure pills were recalled in the UK after it was discovered that they contained the world's most explosive chemical ingredient that also causes cancer.
Illinois Offers $10 Million Worth COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced lotteries for residents who have received the COVID-19 vaccine, including those planning to get vaccinated.
Delta COVID-19 Variant Spreads Across Indonesia, Killing At Least 5 Doctors, 1 Nurse
Indonesian authorities are struggling to contain a new outbreak of the coronavirus infection after thousands of new cases were reported this week. Health care workers who have been vaccinated with the Sinovac vaccine also contracted the virulent Delta variant.
United States to Spend $3.2B for Antiviral Drugs for Coronavirus, Expected to Arrive by Year’s End
The US is allocating $3.2 billion to advance the production of antiviral pills for the novel coronavirus and other viruses that have the potential to turn into pandemics. The drugs are expected to be distributed by the end of the year.
Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine Fails to Suppress Coronavirus Outbreaks in Other Countries
China's coronavirus vaccines, Sinovac and Sinopharm, are under criticism after countries who administered the shots among their citizens continued to record staggering numbers of confirmed cases. Hong Kong researchers discovered that the Chinese vaccines had a low efficacy rate of 62%.