New study finds that Lockdowns had ‘little to no effect’ on mortality rate

How the coronavirus pandemic has increased domestic violence

A team headed by the head of Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics analyzed studies from the initial surge of the coronavirus pandemic to investigate assumptions that ‘stringent restrictions’ would limit deaths. However the meta-analysis found that enforced lockdowns in Europe and the US had only “reduced COVID19 mortality by 0.2% on average.” Border closures … Read more

Children being prescribed sleeping tablets to cope with the stress of Covid

Children being drugged up on sleeping tablets to help cope with Pandemic anxiety

In England alone, over 570,000 prescriptions for sleeping pills were issued to children under the age of 16 last year. Experts blame lockdowns, disrupted schooling and generalized anxiety due to the Pandemic have cumulated in a 67 per cent increase in the doling out of medication to children. The age group of ten were the … Read more

Women’s lingerie not acceptable; man kicked off flight for wearing it as a mask

Man kicked off plane for wearing women's panties

A man from Florida was hauled off a United Airlines flight on Wednesday for wearing women’s underwear as a coronavirus face mask. United Airlines requires all travellers to wear a mask with no openings or vents that fully covers the mouth and nose and the lacy red panties the man donned did not fit the … Read more

New Coronavirus variant B.1.1.529 could be 150 times more infectious than Delta

B.1.1.529 has been identified as a potentially dangerous Coronavirus Variant

The newly identified coronavirus variant known as B.1.1.529 has alarmed scientists around the world. “A burning question is does it reduce vaccine effectiveness, because it has so many changes,” said Aris Katzourakis from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. South African scientist Tulio De Oliveira has stated in a media briefing that the emerging variant … Read more

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

The Great Resignation Trend

Why people are abandoning their jobs in droves

The coronavirus pandemic has changed our lives in many ways. Many have rethought how they want to spend their time and the level of deaths from the virus has magnified the facts that life can be uncertain and that we all have only a certain amount of time to live. People all over the world … 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

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

Russia registers the world’s first coronavirus vaccine for animals

Russia develops first coronavirus vaccine for animals

Clinical trials of the Russian animal vaccine began in October 2020, and involved cats, dogs, mink, Arctic foxes as well as other animals. According to Agricultural regulator Rosselkhoznador, mass production of the vaccine entitled Carnivac-Cov can now start in April after Russia has registered the world’s first vaccine for animals against Covid-19 last Wednesday. The … Read more