Life Expectancy Drops by a Year, While 20 Million Years Are Lost Due To COVID-19, Study Claims
During the first half of 2020, life expectancy in the United States fell by a whopping one year as the COVID-19 pandemic caused the first wave of deaths, health officials say.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Sends 63 Chinese Cinema Goers to Hospital
A supposed cinematic experience was turned into a tragedy after 63 individuals were rushed to the hospital due to excessive levels of Carbon Monoxide in a movie theater on Wednesday.
New York Restaurant Fires a Waitress for Not Getting COVID-19 Vaccine
A popular Brooklyn restaurant in New York fired a waitress after choosing not to get the COVID-19 vaccine amid worries that it might hurt her due to chances of getting pregnant.
Texas Officials Caution Residents of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Wake of Winter Storm Uri
During a news briefing on Tuesday evening, Dr. Samuel Prater shared the dozens of carbon monoxide poisoning cases in the wake of power outages during Winter Storm Uri.
Mexico Dissatisfied Over Unequal Vaccine Distribution, Files UN Complaint
As COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out globally, Mexico was dissatisfied with the process. The country claimed that it favors richer countries while leaving poorer countries behind in this time of the pandemic.
The Rewards of Psychiatric Nursing
Nobody pretends that it's not a challenging profession which demands real commitment from those involved, so what is it about psychiatric nursing that makes it so appealing? It's a career that people dedicate their whole lives to, and it could prove just as rewarding for you. What's the secret?
North Korea Attempts to Steal Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Data, South Korean Lawmakers Say
Aside from targeting the international cryptocurrency, North Korea also attempted to steal Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine based on South Korean lawmakers.
Future Viruses May Be Even More Severe Without Proper Preparation, Says Experts
The next pandemic could be even more severe as experts suggest that COVID-19 was just the tip of the next viral assault. But experts say with mitigation, it could be manageable.
Israel Awards $1 Million to Anthony Fauci for 'Defending Science'
After being an advocate of vaccines, which are now being administered worldwide in battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci has obtained a $1 million Dan David Prize for his efforts in ‘defending science.’
Guinea Declares First Ebola Outbreak Since 2016, Records 4 Fatalities
Guinea announced a new Ebola outbreak on Sunday when tests arrived positive for the virus following three individuals' deaths and four falling ill in the southeast. This marks the first resurgence of the disease since the world’s worst outbreak between 2013 and 2016.
COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Coming, but Not for Many Months
When is the COVID-19 vaccines for children coming? This is the question posed by many parents as adults susceptible to the novel coronavirus line up to be vaccinated.
Veneers Have Never Been More Popular
A veneer is, as the name suggests, a thin material, usually composite or dental porcelain, placed over the tooth.
Canada Senate Amends Assisted Dying Bill, Extends Access To Mentally Ill People
The Government of Canada is provided 18 months to extend access to medical assistance in dying (MAiD) to people experiencing mental illnesses.
CDC Waives Quarantine for Complete COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients Even After Exposure to Disease
As the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine and its administering continues, the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC updated their guidance that those individuals who met the set criteria and were fully vaccinated will no longer undergo quarantine despite being exposed to someone with coronavirus.
Want to Celebrate Valentine's During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Here are Some Alternatives!
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted several holidays, and as it continues this year, Valentine's Day is not spared. Despite that, you could still make your Valentine's Day memorable. Here is a quick list of some of the activities you can try to do this year.