Electronic Devices Like Fitness Trackers Might Show COVID Recovery Time
Researchers allege that fitness trackers might show COVID recovery time, and are helping them track after effects. Studying how long someone gets better can be achieved with personal data used to track and understand the disease more.
Myanmar to Receive 2 Million Vaccine Doses From Russia Amid Surge of COVID-19 Infections, Political Unrest
Russia is set to distribute about two million doses of the coronavirus vaccine to Myanmar amid the country's struggle against the pandemic. The region has been in turmoil since the military coup in February, causing the failing of the elected government's COVID-19 containment program.
CDC Eases School Guidance, Sets New Recommendations
The CDC is providing schools more flexibility in choosing how to safely keep children in classrooms while shielding them against the further spread of COVID-19 as new variants, like the Delta variant, are becoming highly contagious.
Billionaire's Space Race: Virgin Galactic Founder Richard Branson Set to Fly to Space on Sunday, Hopes to Beat Jeff Bezos
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson intends to travel to the edge of space on Sunday. The billionaire will take a trip in the company's spacecraft.
Illinois Vaccine Lottery $1M Prize Granted to Chicago Resident; Those Who Had At Least One Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Are Eligible
The initial $1 million vaccine lottery winner is from Chicago as declared on Thursday. Four people were announced as winners.
Researchers Isolate Several Rare Gene Mutations Capable of Preventing Weight Gain
A study done by researchers identifies rare gene mutations capable of preventing weight gain in individuals. The discovery of these snippets on the DNA gives a clue why some can eat more and stay thin, while others become obese.
Oldest Virus Found? Neanderthals Had Common Colds Older Than Humans Itself By 500,000 Years Old
Science has proof that Neanderthals had common colds which is older than humans. The malady that includes symptoms of sneezes and runny noses have been causing inconvenience to humans in the last 500,000 years with no definite cure.
Pfizer Developing COVID-19 Booster Shot Against Delta Variant; Delta Variant Expected to Cause Surge in Cases in Fall
Pfizer and BioNTech declared on Thursday that they are creating a COVID-19 booster shot purported to target the delta variant. Delta is estimated by the WHO to be 55% more transmissible than alpha.
New COVID-19 Symptoms Include Headache, Runny Nose Amid Surge of Infections, Study Says
An ongoing UK study recorded the top five most reported symptoms among individuals infected by COVID-19. The researchers said the data was collected through an app where residents can input their symptoms.
Early Humans Lived Through a Toba Super Eruption in Indonesia 74,000 Years Ago, Impacting the Environment
When early humans lived through a Toba super eruption in Indonesia, they had a slim chance of surviving a cataclysmic event. It was speculated this event nearly killed off early hominids, instead it was instrumental in human evolution to survive this deadly period, and flourish as a species.
Laboratory Developed Protein SpikesSimilar to the COVID-19 Virus Shows How they Are Made
Scientists create laboratory-developed protein spikes that are similar to the COVID-19 virus to be used in determining how they are made by SARS-CoV-2. The virus is a mystery and the spike is where the infection starts, examining this process might give insight into how to stop the pathogenic transmission.
New Jersey Legislation Makes Through Tenant Screening More Important Than Ever
The past year has been tough on everyone. You don’t have to look much past real estate and housing to see these challenges on full display. While most of the focus has been on unemployment and how it’s impacted renters and their ability to make payments, landlords have been affected, too.
Maryland COVID-19 Fatalities Were Unvaccinated, Maryland's Data a Trend in US States
One hundred thirty COVID-19 fatalities were recorded in Maryland, and none of them were vaccinated. The data of the state is a trend that will be seen in states across the US.
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.