First lady accepts challenge of ‘healing’ the nation

U.S. 01/18/22, 03:38

Jill Biden reflected on her first year in the White House as a time of healing. The first lady claimed she did not expect to be so preoccupied with the worldwide pandemic, natural disasters, and political unrest during her first 12 months. "I did not kind of expect, which was like a ...

Pfizer booster shot: FDA panel votes no for general public

U.S. 09/18/21, 02:08

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declined the plan to administer Pfizer booster shots to all eligible Americans. The decision was made after the vaccine advisory committee on Friday, Sept. 17, voted 16-2 against a proposal saying the Pfizer-made booster shot should be rolled out for those age16 and ...

Fauci backs air travel vaccine mandate

News 09/13/21, 21:59

Anthony Fauci had no reservations about a vaccine mandate for air travel on Sept. 11. "I would support that if you want to get on a plane and travel with other people that you should be vaccinated," the White House chief medical advisor said in the "Skimm This" podcast show according to ...

C.1.2 becomes furthest mutated variant of COVID-19 found to date

News 09/01/21, 15:35

A new variant of COVID-19 called C.1.2 has become a new concern as a study found that it could be more infectious and move “twice as fast” as other variants and be resistant to vaccines. According to Australia-based Sky News, C.1.2 was first detected in South Africa in May 2021 and ...

Experts say vaccination may be helping COVID variants evolve

U.S. 08/11/21, 17:23

While vaccines are used as a last resort to at least fend off severe illness and death brought on by the Delta variant of COVID-19, researchers suspect eventually there would be vaccine-resistance strains created that medical advances cannot keep up with.  The study, published in Scientific Report on July 30, alleges ...

Texas announces plan to counter COVID-19 rise

News 08/10/21, 03:48

Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Tex.) on Monday, Aug. 9, announced new strategies to handle the COVID-19 surge in the state. According to his Monday press release preparing for the healthcare system in the state was among the first steps Abbott took, The governor decided to seek out-of-state medical personnel to join Texas health ...

US hits record high COVID-19 cases since February

News 08/07/21, 15:42

The COVID-19 pandemic updates on Thursday, August 5, revealed a grim reality for the new Delta variant-driven pandemic in the U.S. In total, 109,824 new virus cases were reported, with a seven-day rolling average of 98,518. It appeared that the country is suffering from a daily average of 100,000, a worrisome ...

Republican report on COVID-19 origin hints lab-leak possibility

News 08/02/21, 05:25

The probe led by GOP members into the Wuhan lab is suspecting that Wuhan experts may have genetically modified the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic, backing the lab-leak theory. Republicans on the Foreign Affairs Committee alleged that they detected highly suspicious behavior with the Chinese government and the Wuhan Institute ...

CDC: Massachusetts outbreak happens among vaccinated people

News 07/31/21, 03:41

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were frank about the infection cases related to the Delta outburst in Massachusetts, revealing three-quarters of the patients were breakthrough situations. In a study released by the CDC on Friday, July 30, about the COVID-19 outbreak in Provincetown on Cape Cod, Barnstable ...

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