‘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...
Scientists Find First Known Organisms That Eat Only Viruses
Every species of organism has evolved to eat at least one form of organic material, and different animals eat a variety of substances, such as vegetation, meat, algae, insects, and germs. However, scientists recently discovered that viruses are also...
Hi-Tech Face Mask With Sensor Could Detect COVID and Flu
A face mask that can identify viruses in the air, such as the COVID-19 virus and the flu, has been created by scientists. Even at extremely low liquid or gas concentrations, the mask can identify viruses. It has been hailed...