COVID: Beijing reports first domestic case of Omicron | Corona virus pandemic news

COVID: Beijing reports first domestic case of Omicron |  Corona virus pandemic news

The discovery of the Omicron strain in Beijing comes as cities across the country increase virus vigilance ahead of the Winter Olympics. The first locally transmitted Omicron case was detected in the Chinese capital, Beijing, weeks before the Winter Olympics are scheduled to be hosted, officials said. State TV reported on Saturday that the new … Read more

Two people died from bird flu in China, three died in hospital

Two people died from bird flu in China, three died in hospital

China has reported two deaths from bird flu after confirming five new cases of H5N6, and the World Health Organization has called for ‘urgent’ action. Experts are concerned about the increasing number of bird flu cases among people in China and have warned that the strain could be more contagious to humans. Citing the Hong … Read more

Vaccine Dictatorship: Many Lebanese Reject the Covid Strike | News

Vaccine Dictatorship: Many Lebanese Reject the Covid Strike |  News

Beirut, Lebanon “People can inject themselves with any chemicals they want until the end of time, but I don’t want to,” 35-year-old Evelyn told Al Jazeera at an anti-vaccine demonstration in downtown Beirut recently. She was among hundreds in Martyrs’ Square protesting a government decision requiring public sector workers to vaccinate or take frequent PCR … Read more

Study: Reasonable intermittent fasting may be good for heart health

Study: Reasonable intermittent fasting may be good for heart health

Celeste Allred of Orem finds that a regular and sensible fasting schedule improves her overall health. (Heather Simonsen, KSL-TV) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes OREM — Have you ever wondered how effective intermittent fasting is? According to researchers, the hot diet trend may have health benefits far beyond weight loss. Until recent changes in her … Read more

US CDC urges use of ‘the most protective mask you can’: COVID Updates | Corona virus pandemic news

US CDC urges use of ‘the most protective mask you can’: COVID Updates |  Corona virus pandemic news

The recommendation stops advocating nationwide use of N95 respirators even as new cases accumulate at a record number. The United States has revised its guidelines for Americans on wearing masks to protect against the coronavirus, recommending wearing “the most protective mask you can” while stopping short of calling for the use of N95 respirators nationwide. … Read more

New York’s drug use soared during the COVID-19 pandemic

New York’s drug use soared during the COVID-19 pandemic

Buffalo, New York – According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100,000 drug overdoses were reported at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. This staggering figure broke a record for accidental overdoses in a one-year period, and was the result of another epidemic: synthetic and illegal drugs. What you … Read more

New York ‘seems to be turning’ over spread of COVID

New York ‘seems to be turning’ over spread of COVID

COVID-19 cases are declining in New York Gov. Cathy Hochhol says New York appears to be heading toward the junctures of the novel coronavirus outbreak, as the state-wide positivity rate has finally begun to decline. New York – After days of record-breaking COVID-19 numbers in New York, the state’s positivity rate and weekly average case … Read more

New York’s drug use soared during the COVID-19 pandemic

New York’s drug use soared during the COVID-19 pandemic

Buffalo, New York – According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100,000 drug overdoses were reported at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. This staggering figure broke a record for accidental overdoses in a one-year period, and was the result of another epidemic: synthetic and illegal drugs. What you … Read more

American researchers share the Covid-19 vaccine with the world | Corona virus pandemic news

American researchers share the Covid-19 vaccine with the world |  Corona virus pandemic news

Researchers in the United States have created a cheap, easy-to-produce COVID-19 vaccine that may provide a solution to inequality of vaccine access in developing countries. To bypass the patent restrictions of major drug companies, physicians Maria Elena Botazi and Peter Hotez at Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development … Read more

Omicron less severe even for unvaccinated: South African study

Omicron less severe even for unvaccinated: South African study

A study in South Africa on Friday showed that unvaccinated people infected with the Omicron variant were less likely to become seriously ill, require hospitalization, or die compared to previous variants of COVID-19. The study, conducted by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in the Western Cape region, compared 11,609 patients from the first three … Read more