Brains of US Teens Aging Faster After Pandemic Exposure
A new study has revealed that the brains of teens in the US are generally experiencing faster age development after having been exposed to the COVID-19 pandemic. The results generated from a study on young participants reveal that after the...
World Population Hits Eight Billion, but Growth Rate Slows
The world population is expected to hit eight billion on November 15th, according to the UN’s World Population Prospects 2022 report. A considerable reduction in growth rate was also noted. The UN Secretary-General António Guterres said, “This year’s World Population...
Cruise Ship With 800 COVID-19 Cases Docks in Sydney
Cruises are meant to make new memories and be enjoyable. Unfortunately, however, life does not always go as planned. That was recently the case when a breakout of COVID-19 cases on a cruise ship caused it to dock in...
Repeat COVID Infections Could Be Deadly, Study Says
Repeat COVID-19 infections could be deadly or lead to severe health consequences including organ failure, a new study has revealed. Research conducted by Washington University's School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System found that people...
U.S. Pandemic Causes Massive Increase in Alcohol Related Deaths
There was a massive increase of 26% in alcohol-related deaths during the first year of the COVID 19 pandemic in the United States. A new study released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention on Friday...
Fauci Tests Positive for Covid; “Experiencing Mild Symptoms”
Dr. Anthony Fauci tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, but the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and President Biden's chief medical adviser is said to be experiencing only mild symptoms. Fauci, already among the...
Pfizer’s Albert Bourla Receives Top Greek Honor
Pfizer's Albert Bourla received the Greek top honor by the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, in a special ceremony at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday. The Thessaloniki-born scientist was awarded the Golden Cross of the Order of the...
Merck to Ask FDA to Authorize Use of Anti-Covid Pill
The pharmaceuticals firm Merck asked the US Food and Drug Administration on Monday to authorize its new anti-COVID pill. If authorized for emergency use or fully approved for general use, the pill would be a powerful means of fighting the...
Greek Yale Professor: We’re Still in Phase One of Pandemic
Yale University Professor of Social and Natural Science Nicholas Christakis warned in an interview on Monday that the pandemic is still raging. "We are not at the 'beginning of the end' of the coronavirus pandemic, but near the 'end...
Biden Mulls $100 Payments to Every Newly Vaccinated American
President Joe Biden's administration wants to offer a one-off $100-payment to every newly vaccinated American.
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