Zoonotic disease

U.S. Coronavirus Cases Are Falling, but Variants Could Erase Progress

3 minutes ago   |   NY Times

New daily cases are starting to slow in what some health experts see as a turning point. But they warn of a bumpy vaccination rollout amid the emergence of more contagious...
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I'm happy I can get a shot of Russian vaccine & escape this ‘prison', self-isolating filmmaker Kusturica tells RT

I'm happy I can get a shot of Russian vaccine & escape this ‘prison', self-isolating filmmaker Kusturica tells RT

27 minutes ago   |   RT

Famous Serbian film director Emir Kusturica can't wait to get a jab against Covid-19, preferably with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, and stop being so anxious about catching...
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Key West wants to ban people from feeding roaming chickens

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

KEY WEST, Fla - Feral chickens run free in Key West, just one of those things that keep the Southernmost City charmingly weird. But what's delightful here and there becomes a...
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No homemade face coverings: German airlines mandating passengers to wear higher grade FFP2 or N95 masks

No homemade face coverings: German airlines mandating passengers to wear higher grade FFP2 or N95 masks

2 hours ago   |   RT

Passengers will be mandated to wear higher-grade masks against Covid-19 when flying German airlines and their subsidiaries, starting next month. Tougher mask rules have also...
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The Physician Who Presaged the Germ Theory of Disease Nearly 500 Years Ago

3 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Forgotten today, Girolamo Fracastoro
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Fauci unleashed: Doc takes 'liberating' turn at center stage

10 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Dr. Anthony Fauci is back. In truth, the nation's leading infectious-diseases expert never really went away. But after enduring nearly a year of darts and...
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Woman who beat disease opens shop focused on health

Woman who beat disease opens shop focused on health

11 hours ago   |   KMBC

Stephanie Kirk, 19, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when she was 2
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COVID-19 arrives in America: A look back on the one year anniversary

COVID-19 arrives in America: A look back on the one year anniversary

11 hours ago   |   WGN TV

A year ago Thursday, the virus that causes COVID-19 came to America. We didn't have a name for it then. Last January it was simply called the novel coronavirus. Soon doctors...
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Fauci, under Biden administration, explains new mutations in coronavirus, vaccinations

Fauci, under Biden administration, explains new mutations in coronavirus, vaccinations

12 hours ago   |   WBALTV

The nation's top disease expert returned to The White House briefing room Thursday for the first time, now, under President Joe Biden's administration.
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New insights into the link between sunlight exposure and kidney damage

12 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A new collaborative study reveals unexpected insights into how skin exposure to ultraviolet light can worsen clinical symptoms in autoimmune diseases such as lupus.
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NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

Most of the invitees work in the central Florida area, though all of the NFL's 32 clubs will pick health care workers from their communities to receive free tickets to the... Read more ...

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage

The change comes after thousands of National Guardsmen were moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the U.S. Capitol Complex. Read more ...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257 official weigh-ins

Watch live as the fighters take to the scale on "UFC Fight Island" as Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker take the scale ahead of their huge... Read more ...

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk has $100 million burning a hole in his pocket. The Tesla CEO, who earlier this month became the world's richest person, said he will award a massive prize to whoever... Read more ...

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

The NHL made an example of the Washington Capitals this week when they fined the organization $100,000 and placed four players, including captain Alex Ovechkin, on the COVID-19... Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald has announced his retirement, the team said Friday morning. Read more ...

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health announced Friday details of the plan to vaccinate thousands of eligible staff and educators under... Read more ...