- Fauci: ‘Aspirational’ Hope for Vaccine by Year’s End
The COVID-19 impact in the U.S. is declining and there is now some “aspirational” hope for a vaccine to be in use before the end of this year, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease.
- Brit Scientists ‘Near Breakthrough’ on COVID-19 Treatment
British scientists at Oxford University working toward a COVID-19 vaccine are “near breakthrough” in an antibody treatment, and so confident, AstraZeneca is producing millions of doses, Sky News reported….
- Tropical Storm Cristobal Moving in on US Gulf Coast
A re-energized Tropical Storm Cristobal advanced toward the U.S. Gulf Coast early Saturday, bringing with it the heavy rains that already caused flooding and mudslides in Mexico and Central America.
- Dr. David Samadi to Newsmax TV: ‘Leave Politics Out of Medicine’
Politics should be left out of science, Dr. David Samadi warned Friday in an interview on Newsmax TV’s “Greg Kelly Reports.”
- Scientists: May 2020 Was Warmest on Record
Last month was the hottest May on record across the world, according to new data. CNBC reported that scientists at the Copernicus Climate Change Service revealed the numbers on Friday, which showed that the month of May featured temperatures that were up to 10 degrees…
- Indigestion Drug May Provide Relief for Mild COVID-19 Cases Too
A well-known and cheap drug used for indigestion might prove to be a contender for treating people with milder infections of COVID-19, a new study shows.
- Credibility of Studies Rejecting HCQ Use Falls Apart
Two large COVID-19 studies of a drug touted by President Donald Trump that warned of the risk of dangerous side effects and death have now been retracted after the credibility of the database used came under question.
- US Ranks 24th In World On Environmental Performance
The United States rank 24th in the world on environmental performance, near the back of the pack for developed nations, according to a new analysis.The Environmental Performance Index from Yale and Columbia universities…
- Arthritis Drug Cuts Risk of Dying by Half
A new study reveals coronavirus patients who were severely ill with COVID-19 were 45% less likely to die after being given the drug tocilizumab, an interleukin-6 receptor inhibitor, that has used to treat arthritis.
- Watchdog Group Wants Moderna Investigated by SEC
A group that monitors anti-corruption is asking the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) to investigate biotech company Moderna for stock market manipulation and insider trading.
- The Long-Term Effects of COVID-19
Here are some potential ways the COVID-19 disease can cause long-term damage.
- Trump Says FTC, FCC Need Probes of Social Media, Hits Amazon
President Donald Trump thinks it might be a good idea to look into what may be unfair trade practices by companies such as Google, he told Newsmax TV in an exclusive interview with “Spicer & Co.”
- Pulmonologist: COVID-19 Could Make Flu Worse This Year
This year’s flu season could be a severe one when combined with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a Northwestern University pulmonologist warns. “Humans have suffered from influenza for millennia, …
- Cruise Ships Using New Technologies to Combat COVID-19
The cruise industry is making waves to ensure passengers stay from the coronavirus and future viruses.
- NYC Subways Sprayed With Unproven Chemical
The chemical sprayed in New York City subway cars every night to protect them against COVID-19, is not approved by the EPA for such use since its effectiveness is unproven, according to a report.
- Scientists Challenge Study That Showed Hydroxychloroquine Didn’t Work
A scientific paper that trashed the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine is under scrutiny by more than 100 scientists.Among
the questions asked in a letter to The Lancet were the source of the data, the anonymity of hospitals, the countries they are in, and the speed in which the…
- GSK to Produce 1B Doses of Adjuvant Vaccine Booster in ’21
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc will expand production of vaccine efficacy boosters, or adjuvants, to produce 1 billion doses in 2021 for use in shots for COVID-19, the company said Thursday.
- NASA-SpaceX Launch Set for Second Attempt on Saturday
NASA and SpaceX are prepared for a second attempt at launching astronauts into space from the United States for the firsts time since 2011 this Saturday, after a previous attempt was abandoned due to poor weather.
- VA to Stop Almost All Use of Unproven Drugs on Vets
The VA has stopped almost all use of an unproven malaria drugs on vets with COVID-19, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said Thursday.
- Trump Signs Order to Limit Social Media Legal Protections
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday to limit liability protections social media companies enjoy after Twitter Inc. began selective fact checks of his posts.
- US Joins G7 Artificial Intelligence Group to Counter China
The U.S. has joined an international panel for setting ethical guidelines for the use of artificial intelligence. The Trump administration had earlier dismissed the idea.The White House’s chief technology officer, Michael Kratsios, told The Associated Press on Thursday it…
- Study: Asymptomatic Coronavirus Patients Could Be Contagious For Shorter Period
A new study of COVID-19 patients in China revealed that 42% of patients who presented no symptoms were contagious for less time than those showing symptoms….
- AP Poll: Fewer Than Half Americans Plan to Get COVID Vaccine
Fewer than half of Americans plan to get a vaccine to potentially protect them against the novel coronavirus if and when one becomes available, an AP poll showed Thursday….
- Federal Trial of Remdesivir Enters New Phase
Gilead Sciences’ promising antiviral drug, remdesivir, is entering the second phase of a clinical trial sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
- Trump Praises Innovation Before SpaceX Mission Scrubbed
Praising the public-private co-op leading to innovation to revitalize the U.S. and NASA’s space program, President Donald Trump wished well the astronauts before weather scrubbed the mission Wednesday at Cape Canaveral.