Pablo Escobar's 'Cocaine Hippos' Uncontrollable Breeding Pose Ecological Threat
Before becoming impossible to control, scientists have warned that Pablo Escobar’s ‘cocaine hippos’ need to face the same fate as their late owner as they are already taking over the marshlands of Colombia.
Ancient Oceans Not Susceptible to Climate Change; Human Activities Have Done Many Damages
For millennias, ancient oceans have been steady and climate change barely affected it. A few centuries of human activities have changed the earth’s oceans not for the better.
Brazil Downgrades Efficacy of Chinese-Made COVID-19 Vaccine; Exhibits Only 50% Efficacy
As the Chinese-produced vaccine for coronavirus exhibited only 50 percent effectiveness in preventing infections, health officials of Brazil downgrade the efficacy of the vaccine, despite the result is above the benchmark of the WHO or the World Health Organization as it is far below compared to the ones produced by some Western countries.
COVID-19: South Africa Variant Virus and What to Know About This Strain
One of the recent mutations of the COVID-19 is the South Africa variant virus which is expected by scientists. One concern are the changes in the virus that might bypass measures to isolate it.
China Locks Down Part of Province, Virus Restrictions Heightened
As COVID-19 continues to spike, according to the latest reports, Chinese officials order a city to be placed under lockdown protocols which is a home for 11 million individuals.
Prosecutor Orders Release of 3 Suspects in Flight Attendant's Death
The City Prosecutor's Office of Makati has ordered the release of three suspects which were related to the death of Christine Angelica Dacera, a flight attendant, and referred the case back for further investigation to the police.
Houston Methodist Offers Workers $500 to get Coronavirus Vaccine
After they could possibly get a coronavirus vaccine, around 26,000 workers of Houston Methodist Hospital can look forward to some extra cash in March.
Iran Enriches Uranium by 20%, Siezes Foreign Oil Tanker
After seizing a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the crucial Strait of Hormuz and enriching uranium up to 20% at an underground facility, Iran further escalated tensions in the Middle East between Tehran and the West on Monday.
Oxford/AstraZeneca Coronavirus Vaccine Gets UK Regulator Approval
Weeks after the United Kingdom became the first in the world to start inoculating its citizens, the country has approved another COVID-19 vaccine for usage.
At Least Seven Killed as 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Croatia
Sending shockwaves through Croatia on Tuesday, a powerful earthquake killed the lives of seven individuals. It caused massive damages to a town south of the country's capital, Zagreb, based on the reports coming from the country's officials and its residents.
Covid-19 Cases in Wuhan, Possibly Half a Million Study Shows
Almost ten times the official number of confirmed cases, an estimated half a million residents from Wuhan may have been infected with coronavirus, based on the study of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Two Vatican Cardinals Dear to the Pope Test Positive with COVID-19
After the pope who has been considered at-risk, the Vatican has been alarmed as two cardinals close to the pope have tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni on Tuesday, Channel News Asia reports.
Biden Receives First of the Two Shots of COVID-19 Vaccine
United States' President-elect Joe Biden publicly took the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine on Monday as broadcasted on national television.
Hundreds of Shooting Stars to Light Up the Sky Tonight as Saturn, Jupiter Merge to Create 'Christmas Star'
Hundreds of shooting stars will burst throughout the night sky this week prior to Saturn and Jupiter's amalgamation on December 21, creating the first "Christmas star" in 800 years. The two cosmic events would be witnessed across Australian skies from December 14 to December 21 in a significant week for Astro-enthusiasts.
Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Obtains FDA Panel Approval
Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine gets a nod from an independent panel of experts who have overwhelmingly voted to recommend the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) authorization for emergency usage for individuals 16 years old and older.