Coronavirus new variant ‘AY.4.2’ could be even more infectious than Delta

New coronavirus variant emerges

Newly recognized Coronavirus variant AY.4.2 also known as “Delta Plus” has been related in approximately 6 percent of cases in the United Kingdom. Studies suggest that AY.4.2 could be 10 percent more transmissible than the most common U.K. Delta variant AY.4 according to Francois Balloux, PhD, director at the University College London Genetics institute. An … Read more

A drug for gout approved by the FDA shows promise in COVID-19 treatment

Promising FDA approved drug for coronavirus

A drug used to treat gout looks promising in it’s ability in fighting coronavirus A recent study conducted by the University of Georgia (UGA) published in in Nature’s Scientific Reports found that probenecid contains potent antivirus properties that deem the oral medication suitable to combat potentially respiratory viruses including SARS-CoV-2 infection. Probenecid has been available … Read more

13 Gorillas at Atlanta zoo have tested positive for COVID-19

Coronavirus infects Gorillas at Atlanta zoo

Atlanta zoo employees discovered that the animals were infected with coronavirus after testing them when they exhibited classic symptoms associated with COVID-19. The gorillas had been suffering from runny noses, lack of appetite and coughing. One of the gorillas named Ozzie, is currently the world’s oldest living male gorilla at 60 years of age. “The … Read more

Long-term Covid could affect your sex life

Having Covid could affect your sex life

Researchers have determined that having the coronavirus could affect our sexual and reproductive health. As well as the already well-known possible long term side effects of Covid, such as fever, cough, fatigue and sensory losses, researchers are ever learning about new possible implications that could derail your health. Some women and men have reported effects … Read more

Israeli study finds that natural immunity after Covid infection is more powerful than vaccination

Eye-opening study lifts the lid on natural immunity to Covid-19

A recent study conducted in Israel at Maccabi Healthcare and Tel Aviv University compared the outcomes of over 76,000 Israelis in three groups. Those people who had Covid-19 but weren’t vaccinated against an equal number of people who had been fully vaccinated but hadn’t been previously infected and those previously COVID infected with only a … Read more

Quarantining in Turkey during unprecedented fires

Turkey on fire

Testing positive to Covid-19 whilst in Turkey was bad enough. What made the situation even more dire were the horrendous fires that have decimated great parts of the country while in that situation. The end of our ten day quarantine was nearly up when the wildfires exploded in Manavgat, Antalya on 28th July, 2021. The … Read more

A study claims ‘Perfect Storm’ of conditions allowed the coronavirus to spread across the world

The Coronavirus Pandemic "almost didn't happen."

The coronavirus pandemic almost didn’t happen, a new study shows. The Covid-19 wave made its way across the globe due to a “perfect storm of conditions.” Scientists from the University of Arizona claim the potentially killer virus spread due to constricted conditions in China after it caught “a lucky break or two.” Speaking to CNN, … Read more

‘Nation will smile again’ Biden marks 500,000 US deaths from Covid-19

Joe Biden acknowledges grim milestone of over 500,000 deaths in the U.S.

United States President, Joe Biden spoke on Monday regarding the grim milestone of deaths from the coronavirus. The U.S. has by far experienced the highest death rate from COVID, with 20% of the nearly 2.5 million global deaths. ‘There have been more lives lost to this virus than any other nation on Earth,’ Biden said. … Read more