Horrifying Symptom Emerges In COVID-19 Patients

A 31-year-old COVID-19 patient saw herself being attacked by cats. That happened after she was being experimented on in a Japanese lab. Before that, she'd felt herself on fire, unable to move and frightened. "It was so real," she said. But it wasn't. Once thought to affect mostly older patients,...

Virus Pushes Millions Into Hunger

Millions of people have been pushed into hunger by the new coronavirus, said the United Nations World Food Program

Broadway Shutdown Extended In 2020

The shutdown on Broadway has been extended again — until at least early January

Coronavirus Death Rate Compared To The Flu

Keith Birmingham/MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-News via Getty Images Although the flu and coronavirus have some overlapping symptoms, the coronavirus' death rate in the US is far higher. On average in the US, the flu's death rate is .1%, while the coronavirus' death rate is 4.9%. Both viruses are most deadly for the elderly. The flu kills .83% of infected people above age 65, whereas the the coronavirus's death rate is 10.7% for infected people from age 65 to 74, 21.2% for the 75-84 group, and 30.2% for people over 85.

COVID-19 Causes Coin Shortage

Sweden's Herd Immunity Strategy Comes Up Short

Unlike most European countries, Sweden opted for the 'herd immunity' strategy to battle the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.In April, Swedish state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell predicted that by the end of May, 40% of the population would develop antibodies to fight the virus.Sweden didn't impose a strict lockdown. Instead, it kept schools, restaurants and bars open.Instead, it merely asked Swedes to be careful and to enact voluntary social distancing.According to Business Insider, just 6.1% of the population of Sweden had developed coronavirus antibodies by late May. Its coronavirus death toll surpassed 5,000 this week.Its mortality rate per capita is far higher than its neighboring Scandinavian countries as well as one of the highest in the world.

Major League Baseball Closer To Returning

The start of the 2020 Major League Baseball season might only be a month away. After the MLB Players Association rejected an offer of a 60-game season with expanded playoffs on Monday, the MLB announced owners had unanimously voted to go ahead with a shortened season under the terms of...

Fauci Admits Withholding Key Information

Dr. Anthony Fauci has revealed troubling details surrounding the government's early response to the coronavirus pandemic.

New Zealand Is No Longer Coronavirus Free

New Zealand is no longer coronavirus free , and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is employing the military in an effort to prevent that from happening again. Two sisters who flew from London to New Zealand to see a dying parent were allowed to leave quarantine early—without being tested for the...

WHO Issues New COVID-19 Mask Guidelines

The World Health Organization on Friday released new guidelines on who should wear masks and where they should be worn, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.According to Business Insider, everyone in areas with community transmission should wear a face mask when social distancing isn't feasible.Likewise, people over 60 and those who have underlying health conditions should wear a medical mask in spaces where social distancing is difficult.Healthcare workers in areas with widespread transmission should also wear medical masks, not just those working with novel coronavirus patients.WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom also stressed that masks alone do not protect people from the coronavirus.

Researchers Retract Warning About Chloroquine

The authors of a well-publicized study that indicated taking chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatments could be unsafe no longer stand behind their work. The medical journal the Lancet said the authors asked that their paper be retracted, Stat News reports. "We can no longer vouch for the veracity of...