Nearly 200 state legislators urge Biden to immediately halt the vaccine mandate

News 11/26/21, 16:15

President Joe Biden received a letter from almost 200 state legislators from 30 states requesting that he remove his vaccine mandates, which they called "unconstitutional." The letter is written by Rep. Stewart Jones ( R-S.C.), Rep. Tatum Lee ( R-Kans.), and Rep. Josiah Magnuson (R-S.C.). The letter says the lawmakers hold Biden's ...

South African scientists detect new virus variant

News 11/26/21, 02:55

South African Health Minister Joe Phaahla stated Thursday that a new coronavirus strain had been discovered. Scientists are concerned about its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, South Africa's most populous region. "Over the last four or five days, there has been more of an ...

UK: 40,044 new COVID-19 cases, 61 deaths

United Kingdom 11/22/21, 03:14

The UK reported 40,044 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, Nov. 21, bringing the seven-day total to 287,205. An increase of 9.4% over the preceding seven-day period. According to the statistics, those who died within 28 days of testing positive for the virus were 61. According to Reuters, the number of people ...

US COVID-19 deaths in 2021 pass total for 2020

News 11/21/21, 03:12

The number of COVID-19 deaths in 2021 surpassed those in 2020 this week. Since the start of the pandemic, Johns Hopkins University's latest data shows the U.S. has reached at least 771,013 COVID-19 deaths.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in ...

Delta’s dramatic impact: Scientists concerned about it spawning variants

News 11/17/21, 15:33

The SARS-CoV-2 virus's Delta variant now contributes almost all of the coronavirus contagious cases over the world. Meanwhile, many global areas have witnessed the out-of-control spread of this unusual coronavirus, making the situation even worse. Scientists are concerned, even though vaccines have proven effective in protecting patients from severe disease and ...

The touching story of Kentucky’s blue-skinned people

News 11/13/21, 16:27

The connection of a rare genetic condition in a Kentucky couple in the 1800s led to the transmission of a disease that causes the skin of those affected to appear a deep shade of blue. The disease, which has been transmitted to this day, has attracted so much attention in ...

US: New lawsuit says Subway tuna sample contains chicken, pork, cattle DNA

News 11/12/21, 15:41

On Nov. 8, a third complaint accusing Subway of deceiving the public was presented, saying that a lab testing has revealed that Subway’s tuna products contain other animal proteins, including chicken, pork, and cattle, rather than “100% tuna” as advertised, Reuters informed. This week, San Francisco’s federal court has received the third version ...

Serbian town suffers air pollution from Chinese owned steel mill

News 11/11/21, 16:00

Five years after taking over a steel mill in central Serbia, residents of Radinac town are calling for the facility to be shut down due to the dust contaminant it releases.  The facility, Smedrevo, emits fumes of red-hued smoke that leave the municipality covered in dust described as "greasy" and troubling ...

9-year-old boy in coma after being trampled at Astroworld tragedy

News 11/10/21, 03:58

Nine-year-old Ezra Blount is in a coma after falling off his father's shoulders and being trampled at Travis Scott's deadly Astroworld concert in Houston, Texas, last Friday.When a massive crowd crush erupted, his father had put the boy on his shoulders to keep him out of the crowd, but the ...

US demands China release jailed citizen journalist Zhang Zhan

Washington 11/09/21, 16:36

The U.S. state department on Monday, Nov. 8, is stepping in to pressure the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to liberate citizen journalist Zhang Zhan who has been jailed for covering COVID-19 in Wuhan last year. “The U.S. is deeply concerned about the health of PRC [People’s Republic of China] journalist Ms. ...

Undeterred: NBA player doubles down on genocide allegations against CCP

News 10/23/21, 16:29

After Boston Celtics player Enes Kanter lambasted the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for violating the human rights of Tibetans on Wednesday, the CCP canceled NBA television broadcasts in the Asian country. On Friday, the player doubled down on his criticism of the regime's genocide against Uighurs and other ethnic and ...