‘Disease X’: Experts Warn it Could Cause Deadlier Pandemic than COVID
The World Health Organization added “Disease X" to its short list of “priority diseases” that could cause the next deadly pandemic. The term Disease X is used by the WHO as a placeholder to describe a disease that’s unknown to...
COVID No Longer a Global Health Emergency, WHO Says
COVID is no longer a global health emergency, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Friday. “For more than a year, the pandemic has been on a downward trend with population immunity increasing from vaccination and infection, mortality decreasing, and...
Arcturus: The Most Transmissible Covid Variant Yet
Arcturus, a newly discovered Covid variant, is the most transmissible variant yet and has already been detected in 29 countries as of April 11, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Also known as Omicron subvariant XBB.1.16, it has been...
Travelers From China Still Enter Greece With No COVID Checks
Greece to Impose COVID Restrictions to Travelers From China
Greece will impose COVID-related restrictions on travelers from China, it was announced after a government meeting on Thursday. The country will demand a negative COVID-19 test and masks for travelers from China at the airports of Greece. This is a complete...
Omicron Subvariant XBB 1.5 ‘Most Transmissible’ COVID Strain
The new Omicron sub-variant XBB.1.5 is causing some concern in Asia and the US, where it is spreading rapidly. XBB.1.5 is a sub-lineage of the Omicron subvariant XBB and has been deemed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the...
Greece Will Not Impose COVID Travel Restrictions From China
Greece has no intention of imposing restrictions on travelers from China over COVID-19, Greece's National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Saturday. "Our country will not impose restrictive measures for international movements, in accordance with the recommendations of international organizations...
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...
World Faces Triple Epidemic, Scientists Warn
With summer well past us and winter fast approaching, doctors are concerned over a big spike in RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) cases. It is, of course, quite indicative of a likely increase in flu and COVID-19 cases. This triple...
Treatment From Banana Protein Beats All Known COVID Variants and Flu
A treatment from banana protein has proven effective against all known COVID variants and flu in animal testing.