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.
Tomb of Nestor’s Cup Reveals Mystery As Researchers Found the Ashes Tells a Different Story From 2,800 Years Ago
The secret of the Tomb of Nestor's cup mystery was exposed after its discovery 65 years ago. What made the cup distinctive is its contents inside it, believed all these millennia ago by those who lived before.
14-Year-Old 'Selfie' Star Gorilla Ndakasi Dies in Caretaker's Arms After Years of Deteriorating Health
Ndakasi, the star of a viral selfie in 2019 captured by a park ranger, has died at 14 years old in the arms of the caretaker that rescued her when she was only two months old and clinging to her mother's dead body. The mountain gorilla spent 11 years in the Virunga National Park before succumbing to deteriorating health.
Merck Announces Supply and Purchase Agreement With Singapore on Its Antiviral Pill; Pharmaceutical Company Seeks Approval From US FDA
Merck signed a supply and purchase deal with Singapore on Wednesday, ensuring access to its experimental oral COVID-19 antiviral medication. Singapore is the latest Asian nation to request supplies.
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.
Unknown Roman Temple Found in Lebanon Dates Back 5,000 Years With Geometric Reliefs Dedicated to An Unknown Deity
An unknown Roman temple was found in Lebanon by Archaeologists located in the ancient city of Tyre on the coast. Temples usually had a deity in mind, but this one has none, which is usual as these ancient buildings have one.
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.
WHO Director General Endorses the Roll Out of the World's First Malaria Vaccine After 30 Years of Research
The World Health Organization has recommended that the first malaria vaccine be widely distributed, a step that experts believe would save the lives of tens of thousands of children each year throughout Africa.
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.
Chinese Space Agency Showcases New Rocket for Space Tourism With Striking Resemblance to SpaceX and Blue Origin Designs
Recently the Chinese space agency showcases new rocket mock-ups for space tourism that look similar the SpaceX and Blue Origin. This was intentionally done by the designers looking for a template to base a homegrown space vehicle.
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