Hospital Leaked Personal Information of COVID-19 Patients
A researcher found out that hospitals have a weak pager that makes it easy to leak private information of COVID-19 patients. Lawmakers are now trying make a law to protect patients.
Stimulus Payment Update: Check Could Be Delayed for Months
For weeks rumors about a second stimulus check has been circulating. However, no one knows the when the check will be sent out. With the Congress about to go on a month-long recess, the check may be delayed.
State Department Accuses Russia of Building Vast Website Proxies to Spread Coronavirus Disinformation
The United States Department of State reports that Russia is behind the vast proxy of websites that continuously spread lies about the coronavirus pandemic. Moscow had denied all allegations and says the US government is experiencing a persistent phobia.
Obituary of Man Who Died of COVID-19 Sends Chills to Readers
The orbituary stood out as it read the family's honest feelings about the sudden passing of David Nagy. The orbituary also mentioned those who are responsible for the spread of the virus in the country.
COVID-19 Cases Blow Up in Countries Previously Praised for Effective Response to Pandemic
Several countries have been praised due to their clear messaging, effective contact tracing methods, quick response, and effective testing strategies. However, the same countries who have been celebrated for their response are now witnessing a resurgence in cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
New York's Health Commissioner Resigns After Clashing with Mayor Bill de Blasio Over COVID-19 Response
Dr. Barbot has been the Health Commissioner since 2018. Although no reason was given, it is no secret that the doctor clashed with Mayor de Blasio after the stripped the agency of a key virus tracing program.
COVID-19 Hits Norwegian Cruise Ship, Dozens Test Positive
The 41 people who tested positive were admitted at North Norway’s Tromsoe's University Hospital. The ship is currently docked in the area, which is just north of the Arctic Circle.
$1,000 Stimulus Check: When Will It Be Given and Who Are Qualified
After the first round of stimulus checks given back in March, the US Congress is ready for the second round. A group of Republicans are looking at giving $1,000 stimulus checks to all qualified Americans.
Coronavirus Vaccines: Countries Enter Heated Debates on Who Gets It First After Development
As several late-stage trials for a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine begin, debates on who gets the first doses of the treatment ensue. Several medical experts are factoring in multiple ideas and recommendations to give a fair and equitable solution to the dilemma.
Fact Check: FEMA Offering $4,800 Hazard Pay During Coronavirus Pandemic?
Several social media posts are claiming that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing $4,800 hazard pay support to workers during the coronavirus pandemic. The news has been found false as the links included in the posts take users to a picture of a gorilla holding its middle finger up.
Fauci Praises Trump's Coronavirus Policies That Saves People's Lives
The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr Anthony Fauci, had praised Trump's coronavirus policies. The medical expert stated the decisions and actions the US president made helped save countless lives.
Donald Trump Suggests Delaying Presidential Election Due to Possible Fraudulent Results in Mail-In Voting
Last week, Trump tweeted about delaying the much awaited Presidential Elections. Now Democrats and the public fear that Trump wll do everything just to stay in the White House.
Russia Eyes August Registry of First Coronavirus Vaccine
Moscow is planning to register the world's first coronavirus vaccine in the middle of August ahead of international competitors. The treatment's development received widespread criticism for the apparent rushing of procedures by Moscow.
Fact Check: Farts Can Spread Coronavirus, Negate Effectiveness of Face Masks
Amid the coronavirus pandemic and several health experts recommending the use of face masks, multiple conspiracy theories still go viral. One such claim is that farts prove the ineffectiveness of facial coverings because they can be smelled through them.
Man Used Coronavirus Small Business Loans to Pay for Lamborghini, Jewelry, and Dating Sites
According to authorities, David Tyler Hines was provided almost $4 million in loans under a program for coronavirus small business loans amid the pandemic but used the funds for personal expenses.