Categories
World

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine is 94% effective in a huge real world study

The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine proved 94 percent effective in a huge real world study published on Wednesday that involved 1.2 million people in Israel, confirming the power of mass immunization campaigns to end the coronavirus pandemic. The Israeli study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, also demonstrated there is likely a strong protective […]

Categories
World

New more contagious coronavirus strain found in California

Scientists are raising concerns over a new COVID19 variant that has been identified in California. Two studies Suggest the variant, which the virologists call B.1.427/B.1.429, might not only be more contagious, but may also cause more severe disease. A team of scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), tested virus samples from recent […]

Categories
Insane

Doctor couple who rescued freezing lost dog reported for breaching Covid-19 lockdown guidelines

A couple who rescued an eight-year-old lost pup in the Wicklow Mountains, Ireland have been reported to the police for breaking the 5km limit lockdown rule. Ciara Nolan and Jean-Francois Bonnet, both doctors, had found a dog named Neesha lost in the snow-clad mountains for two weeks and carried her on their back for six […]

Categories
World

COVID19 United Kingdom: Boris Johnson hopes to get ‘life back to normal’ by June 21

The United Kingdom government has announced a four-step plan to ease coronavirus restrictions, expressing a hope that life could get back to normal by the end of June. Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined a “gradual and cautious” approach to lifting curbs in England, starting with the return of pupils to schools from March 8, and […]

Categories
Insane

Two women disguise themselves as seniors to get Covid19 vaccination shot

Two women who dressed up to make themselves appear as older adults to get coronavirus vaccinations were turned away and issued trespass warnings in Orlando, officials said. Dr. Raul Pino, state health officer in Orange County said the women disguised themselves on Wednesday with bonnets, gloves and glasses. Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Michelle Guido told the […]

Categories
World

Hundreds take part in anti-vaccination protests in Australia, several arrested

Several people were arrested in Australia for taking part in anti-vaccination protesters ahead of the launch of the country’s coronavirus inoculation programme. Protests were held in cities including Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, with participants chanting slogans like: “My body, my choice.” The rallies were largely peaceful, but police made several arrests in Melbourne, local media […]

Categories
World

Japan finds new COVID-19 strain in newly emerged cluster at Tokyo immigration facility

Japan confirmed a new variant of COVID-19 as a cluster emerged at a Tokyo immigration facility, presenting new challenges in overcoming the pandemic. The new variant has been found in 91 cases in the Kanto area of eastern Japan and in 2 cases at airports, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said on Friday. The government […]

Categories
World

Florida county commissioner manipulated vaccine list to include herself and wealthy zip codes

A commissioner who provided special “VIP” access to coronavirus vaccines at a state-run site in Manatee County apologised. Manatee County Commissioner Vanessa Baugh had worked with the governor’s office to set up a pop-up vaccination site for residents in the 34202 and 34211 zip codes, two of Manatee County’s wealthiest areas. Normally, Manatee County’s wait […]

Categories
World

Covid-19 unlikely to spread from food and food packaging: United States refute Chinese regulators

Food and food packaging are highly unlikely to spread Covid-19, the US Food and Drug Administration, US Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a reminder Thursday. “Consumers should be reassured that we continue to believe, based on our understanding of currently available reliable scientific information, and supported by […]

Categories
World

United Nations chief calls out rich nations for ‘unfair’ vaccine distribution

The United Nations chief criticised the “wildly uneven and unfair” distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, pointing out that just 10 countries have administered 75 percent of all vaccinations. Antonio Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations said 130 countries have not received a single dose of vaccine. “At this critical moment, vaccine equity is the biggest moral […]

Categories
Insane

London woman and her kids drink their own piss to cure Covid19 after getting fake WhatsApp forward

A woman following a bizarre fake WhatsApp forward that claimed to cure coronavirus drank her own urine for four straight days along with her children. The woman, a resident of London, drank her own urine after she watched a dubious video she received in a WhatsApp forward from her friend. According to reports, the woman […]

Categories
World

South Korea accuse North Korea of attempting to steal Pfizer vaccine information

South Korean intelligence agency accused North Korea of attempting to steal information on coronavirus vaccines and treatments by hacking Pfizer, the US pharmaceutical firm that partnered with Germany’s BioNTech to develop the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine won approval from authorities late last year before being rolled out across the world. North Korea […]