Anthony Fauci Fires Back Against Criticisms; Republican Lawmakers Call For Chief Medical Advisor’s Prosecution
The top infectious disease expert in the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci, fired back at Republican Senator Ted Cruz who called for the medical expert's prosecution. Fauci said that the political official's accounts were biased against science and said he was working on saving lives.
White House Reveals Details of Biden's Two Major Vaccine Mandates as Policies Face Court Battles
United States President Joe Biden's administration recently announced additional details for two of the Democratic leader's major vaccine mandates. The situation comes as the mandates are facing opposition from lawmakers and businesses and the threat of the new Omicron variant.
New COVID Variant 500 Times More Competitively Infectious Than Delta, Epidemiologist Says, Prompting Immediate Global Action
Several nations worldwide have reacted quickly to the news of the new coronavirus variant called Omicron by temporarily banning foreign travelers from South Africa. The dangers of the new variant is believed to have 500 times stronger transmissbility compared to the Delta variant.
New Zealand To End Lockdowns, Shifts to New Strategy of Living With Coronavirus Starting Dec. 2
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that the country will end lockdown restrictions in Auckland and implement a new policy to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Authorities have acknowledged that the Delta variant was not going away and have shifted to a new colored policy.
US Suffers Drug Epidemic as Fentanyl Overdose Fatalities Reach Record High, Killing 100,000 People in One Year
The United States is now struggling to address the issue of fentanyl overdose as the number of victims has now reached 100,000 nationwide within a 12-month period. The issue is believed to have been accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic and its subsequent effects on people.
Ancient Egypt's Legendary Temple of the Sun Discovered After 4,500 Years Hidden Under the Sands
The legendary Temple of the Sun is one of the essential structures of the Pharaoh, which connected divinity to human rulers that made them more than kings.
Space Catapult Slingshots Rockets at Supersonic Speed Instead of Using Solid Fuel Boosters to Send Spacecraft to Orbit
The space catapult could slingshot rockets into orbit using kinetic energy, which is relatively cleaner and effective since the vehicle is recoverable, to carry more payload to launch systems today.
Research Reveals Why Older People Gets Infected More Likely by SARS -CoV-2 than Younger People
Most older People are very vulnerable and would be infected by SARS -CoV-2, so this study points to ways that elderly can be protected.
Singaporeans Who Refuse Vaccination Become Ineligible for Free Coronavirus-Related Medical Costs To Boost Inoculation Rates
Singaporean authorities announced that the federal government will no longer cover costs related to coronavirus patients if they are unvaccinated. The requirement was changed in order to urge more people to get inoculated and slow the spread of the deadly infection.
Surveyors Discover Ancient Grecian Shipwreck Dating Back to 2,500 Years Old Which was Intact Despite its Age and Depth it was Found
Am ancient Grecian shipwreck found intact with jars and items for trade is an important find to give historian a sneak peek into millennias past.
OSHA Vaccine Mandate Affects Roughly 80 Million Workers, Includes $10K Fine, 6-Month Prison Sentence for Non-Compliance
The United States' Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) implemented new vaccination requirements that would affect more than 80 million workers in the country. The new rules also enforce $10,000 fines or six-month prison sentences to any individual who lies about their vaccination status.
South Asian Gene Related to Double Chances of Dying From Coronavirus, Study Finds
A group of scientists at Oxford University conducted a study that found a high-risk gene doubled the risk of dying of respiratory failure from the coronavirus vaccine among South Asians. The results of the analysis showed that the gene was present in 60% of South Asians compared to only 15% of Europeans.
CDC Approves Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine for Children Aged 5 to 11 With Rollout Starting on Wednesday
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for use on children aged five to 11 years. The news comes as many parents are anxiously worrying about how to protect their kids from the deadly disease.
33,000 People Trapped After Shanghai Disneyland Finds 1 Coronavirus-Infected Guest, Forcing 100,000 Visitors To Get Tested
Shanghai Disneyland was forced to enforce a temporary lockdown that trapped roughly 33,000 park guests after one visitor later tested positive for the coronavirus. Officials quickly conducted mass testing of the people within the park and are planning to test about 100,000 others.
Pennsylvania Offers More Than 70,000 Workers 5 Paid Days Off To Get Inoculated Amid Surge of COVID-19
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's administration offers more than 70,000 state workers five paid days off if they get vaccinated against the coronavirus disease by the end of the year. The announcement was made in an attempt to incentivize more people into getting inoculated to better protect the communities within the region.