By Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Well, so it happened. Got COVID, probably omicron. As of today I am thankfully recovered and wrapping up quarantine, but COVID was no joke. For a while I’ve noted […]
Minimal risk of infection with FFP2 mask
Study by the Max Planck Institute: Minimal risk of infection with FFP2 mask Danger of infection only in the per mil range: A new study shows how effective FFP2 masks are – if they […]
WHO: Keep wearing face masks
From the Sky News live blog: Vaccines won’t be enough and we’ll need to adapt our lifestyles – WHO special envoy Even after the release of coronavirus restrictions, people should continue to […]
Foreigners flock to Serbia for coronavirus jabs
Thousands of #vaccine-seekers from countries neighbouring #Serbia flocked to Belgrade on Saturday after Serbian authorities offered free #coronavirus jabs for foreigners if they show up over the weekend.
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma transforms vaccine waiting area into impromptu concert
World renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma transformed a Covid-19 vaccine waiting area for the newly-inoculated into a mini impromptu concert after receiving his second shot of the vaccine at Berkshire Community College in […]
Coming soon: A smartphone Covid test?
A Covid-19 test that is highly accurate, takes just ten minutes and can be done using a smartphone: According to French researchers, such a test could soon be on its way after […]
Vaccine Update: Who’s leading in creating an effective coronavirus vaccine?
News last week of a promising coronavirus vaccine candidate from Pfizer and German firm BioNTech prompted ecstatic headlines. The vaccine was developed in record speed. According to a BioNTech, initial tests show […]
Coronavirus vaccine update: How close are we?
Around the world the race to develop a vaccine against the New Coronavirus continues apace. The World Health Organization is now tracking more than 170 candidate vaccines. In the pre-clinical stage, researchers […]
COVID-19 is highly elastic, heat resistant: Study
New research shows COVID-19 cannot be destroyed easily as it’s highly elastic and highly heat resist. A research team from Hungary’s Semmelweis University say they’ve pinched the complete virus particle that measures […]
Swedish scientists are working on a radical Covid-19 blocker involving alpacas
Tyson the alpaca could hold the key to developing a process to block the coronvirus. FRANCE 24’s Catherine Norris-Trent and James André report from the prestigious Karolinsa Institute in Stockholm.