Jerome Adams Says CDC Should Revise Guidelines Due to Delta Variant Prevalence, Urges People to "Vax It and Mask It"
Trump Surgeon General Jerome Adams is prompting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to reevaluate its mask advisory. He said he knows how to be "well-intentioned but wrong on masking."
Fake COVID-19 Administered to at Least 800 Uganda Residents; 2 Suspects Arrested, 1 Still on the Run
At least 800 Uganda residents were victimized by a scam that injected them with fake coronavirus vaccines. Two suspects were arrested and one continues to evade authorities. Officials said the scam did not pose a threat to the health of the victims as the vials contained mostly water and no dangerous ingredients.
Parental Consent Would be Needed for Minors to get COVID-19 Vaccination in Some Regions
Minors in Tennessee would have to provide proof of parental consent if they want to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a new ruling said. The decision follows one official sharing a memo of a decades-old policy that authorized health care providers to decide whether or not minors can decide for themselves.
China Reveals Speediest 'Levitating' Train That Travels 370 Miles Per Hour Thru Maglev Technology
Next-generation locomotives will be the speediest maglev train that travels 370 miles per hour, which is owned by China. These friction-less hyper-speed trains float in the air, connected by superconducts that attract and repeal at the same time.
Swiss Alps Glacial Melting Caused by Climate Change Results to Drying of About 200 Lakes Out of 1,200
Climate change leading to glacial melting in the Swiss Alps is something to be concerned about. Studies found that some of the lakes which have been formed from 1850 still exist while some have dried out. Recent accelerated formation of these bodies of water could bring hazardous risks in following years.
Dr. Fauci, Senator Rand Paul Argue on False Accusations About COVID-19 Origin
Dr. Anthony Fauci and Sen. Rand Paul exchanged disputes at a Senate hearing on Tuesday over whether the NIH funded contentious research Paul alleges may have contributed to the pandemic. Paul said to Fauci that "it is a crime to lie to Congress.”
J&J Vaccine Less Effective Against Delta Variant, Study Says Amid Surge of Infections in the US
The Delta variant of the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States as a recent study found that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is not effective against the deadly strain. The study's researchers encouraged residents who have gotten the J&J vaccine to consider booster shots from other brands.
South Korean Ship Crew Airlifted to the Mainland After Massive COVID Outbreak Infecting Hundreds
Hundreds of South Korean sailors are being airlifted back to their home country after a massive outbreak of coronavirus infections in a navy ship destroyer. The vessel was stationed for an anti-piracy mission shortly before the beginning of the region's vaccination campaign.
Fauci Says Young People Don't Trust Him Because he is 'An Old Guy' in Exchance With Pop Star Olivia Rodrigo
United States top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said that younger people were hesitant to trust him in getting vaccinated because he is "an old guy." In an exchange with 18-year-old pop star Olivia Rodrigo, the medical expert said the music artist is a "trusted messenger."
FDA Issues Nationwide Recall of Kimchi Products After Samples Were Found to Have Listeria Contamination
The FDA detected Listeria monocytogenes in 5000 Years Foods Inc. kimchi products prompting a nationwide recall to various retail outlets.
China Opposes Wuhan Lab Leak Theory As COVID-19 Origin, But WHO Still Uncertain
The Foreign Ministry of China called on the WHO to maintain its professional and scientific position in tracing the origins of COVID-19. The agency's proposal is reportedly inconsistent with the position of China and many nations.
Titanic Wreck Expedition Includes Glass Window, Other Debris From More Than 12,000-Feet Deep
An expedition that went deep as 12,500 feet to capture new images of glass windows from the latest dive to Titanic Wreck. This was only one of several dives by the Oceangate Expeditions whose purpose is to document the wreck, and the ocean bottom surrounding it.
China Recorded First Rare Monkey B Virus Death; Will It Cause a New Pandemic?
A veterinarian in China was reported the first to die with the rare Monkey B Virus. Would this rare infection be another threat as global pandemic?
COVID-19 Can Infect the Human Brain As Proven in Study Using Simulated Stem Cell Model
A research conducted by a university used a stem cell model showing how COVID-19 infects the brain. Scientists are looking for ways to mitigate its effects on the brain to lessen SARS-CoV-2 effects on patients.
Ted Cruz Accuses Biden of Trampling Free Speech As He Attacks Social Media Sites Due to Vaccine Misinformation
Sen. Ted Cruz accused the Biden administration of being "in bed with Big Tech." This comes as the White House initiated an effort to tackle misinformation.