Pfizer Pouring COVID Profits into Cancer Battle, CEO Bourla Says
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is pouring the windfall profits from its COVID-19 vaccine into developing products to battle cancer, Chief Executive Albert Bourla said at a Reuters event on Thursday. "Pfizer is giving all the profits that we made from COVID...
COVID-19 Origins Tied to Raccoon Market in China
Scientists claim that a new set of genetic information collected from a live food market in Wuhan supports the idea that raccoon dogs might have contributed to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on the new research, COVID-19...
COVID-19 Can Cause ‘Face Blindness’ New Study Claims
A recent study published in the journal Cortex has shown that COVID-19 can cause difficulties in recognizing faces and navigating, with some patients exhibiting a condition known as “prosopagnosia” or face blindness. The study is the first to report...
Greece Removes Remaining Covid-19 Restrictions
Greece announced on Tuesday that all remaining measures introduced to combat Covid-19 will be lifted except in public and private health facilities and nursing homes for the elderly. Health Minister Thanos Plevris said his ministry’s coronavirus experts committee had approved...
China Lab Leak Most Likely Caused the Covid-19 Pandemic, US Confirms
The theory that COVID was leaked by a lab in Wuhan, China has been officially confirmed by US authorities. The US Energy Department concluded that an accidental laboratory leak in China most likely caused the Covid-19 pandemic, US media...
Healthy Lifestyle Could Lower Risk for Long COVID, Study Says
The recent Household Pulse Survey has revealed the staggering impact of COVID-19 on Americans; 40% reported having contracted it, and a shocking 19% are still suffering from its long-term effects. The Census Bureau and CDC collaborated to carry out this...
A Bottle of Ouzo—and Its Connection to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla
How does ouzo, the anise-flavored aperitif that is widely consumed in Greece and Cyprus, relate to Albert Bourla?
Scarabs, Evil Eyes: Ancient Amulets and Disease
Believed to possess magical qualities, ancient amulets were once widely used. They range from amber pendants worn during Denmark’s Mesolithic age to evil eyes in ancient Greece. By Marguerite Johnson Throughout antiquity, from the Mediterranean to Egypt and today’s Middle East,...
60,000 COVID Deaths in a Month Reported in China
China’s COVID-19 death toll is rising, as the country racked up sixty thousand related fatalities in only a single month. The WHO is now demanding the Chinese government be more forthcoming with their figures by releasing more official data. The...
Apple and Tesla: Tech Shares Tumble Amid Supply Issues
Technology companies Apple and Tesla are supposedly facing one of their most frustrating periods of business operations as their shares tumble amid supply-related issues. Supply delays messing up these well-known tech giants emanate from their production lines in China, recording...