Scientists have devised a novel approach to halting the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The researchers engineered a completely synthetic, production-ready molecule that straitjackets the crucial SARS-CoV-2 machinery that allows the virus to infect our cells. In an aerosol formulation they tested, these molecules could be self-administered with a nasal spray or inhaler.
“By taxing 60% of the wealth gains made by just 467 billionaires during this horrific pandemic, we could guarantee healthcare as a right for an entire year.”
Olfactory support cells, not neurons, are vulnerable to novel coronavirus infection.
A mobile app once used by the Trump campaign and other partisan interests has been rebranded and is now part of an “approved” national app database specifically designed for use by public health and safety agencies.
A 15-year-old in Michigan was incarcerated during the coronavirus pandemic after a judge ruled that not completing her schoolwork violated her probation. “It just doesn’t make any sense,” said the girl’s mother.
COVI-PASS will determine whether you can go to a restaurant, if you need a medical test, or are due for a talking-to by authorities in a post-COVID world. Consent is voluntary, but enforcement will be compulsory.
With the US spiraling downward, a downward trajectory merely steepened by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak, we’d expect other nations to suffer likewise.
China’s state media outlet Xinhua has published a short animation titled ‘Once Upon a Virus’ mocking the US response to the COVID-19 crisis using Lego-like figures to represent the two countries.
Dr. Rick Bright said he “resisted efforts to provide an unproven drug on demand to the American public.”
With most people staying home during the coronavirus outbreak, Los Angeles now has some of the cleanest air of any major city.
US government officials in Washington, DC are preparing for a coronavirus epidemic in the capital similar to New York, one that could potentially cripple the government, according to US media reports.
Once again it appears that big business will get bailed out while the American people get sold out.
A new report suggests that a tax cut quietly inserted into the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act will add almost $170 billion to the deficit over the next ten years and overwhelmingly benefit the ultra-wealthy.
Android has a notoriously patchy update cycle, so Google is using another method to push a new coronavirus tracing feature to phones without user interaction.
The International Monetary Fund approved $500 million on Monday to cancel six months of debt payments for 25 of the world’s most impoverished countries so they can help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.