Coronavirus Cases in England Increased by 56% This Week

Coronavirus Cases in England Increased by 56% This Week

Coronavirus cases in England increased by 56% this week. According to the latest report from the UK's NHS Test and Trace, England is doing a terrible job in managing the crisis caused by the global pandemic. There are at least 51,475 people in England who tested...

Lebanon Reports the Highest Coronavirus Daily Rate

Lebanon Reports the Highest Coronavirus Daily Rate

Lebanon has the highest daily coronavirus rate since the beginning of the pandemic. Since the world started changing earlier this year, Lebanon hasn't been in our focus, at least not COVID-related. The entire world got overwhelmed by the tragic explosion in Beirut in...

WHO Official Urges Sick People to Stay Home

WHO Official Urges Sick People to Stay Home

WHO official urges sick people to stay home. Dr. Mike Ryan is the World Health Organization's executive director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and he is urging all the sick people to stay at home if we want to stop the virus from taking even more lives. Dr....

Italy Reports the Highest Coronavirus Daily Record

Italy Reports the Highest Coronavirus Daily Record

Italy reports the highest coronavirus daily record in five months. The European country is climbing the top lists among its neighbors, and there are signs for new lockdown on the horizon. On Wednesday, the Italian Ministry of Health reported at least 3,678 new...

Orange County, NY Closes All Schools Due To Coronavirus Spikes

Orange County, NY Closes All Schools Due To Coronavirus Spikes

Orange County, NY, closes all private, public, and religious schools due to an alarming increase in coronavirus cases. In two areas of Orange County in New York, all schools and learning facilities will be closes for at least two weeks.The positivity rates in all of...

COVID-19 Antibody Testing in Minnesota Scheduled for October 10

COVID-19 Antibody Testing in Minnesota Scheduled for October 10

COVID-19 antibody testing in Minnesota will start on October 10. Residents of Worthington, Minnesota, asked for antibody testing to find out if they had the virus or not. Thousands of people across the US are asymptomatic carriers of coronavirus. So, Minnesota...

President Donald Trump Tested Positive for COVID-19

President Donald Trump Tested Positive for COVID-19

President Donald Trump and the first lady tested positive for coronavirus during the night. It all started with the first COVID-19 symptoms of Hope Hicks, a close aide to the President.  Hicks was traveling a lot with the President, including to the presidential...

Ohio’s Coronavirus Daily Rate Jumped from 3% to 4%

Ohio’s Coronavirus Daily Rate Jumped from 3% to 4%

Ohio's coronavirus daily positivity rate jumped from 3% to 4%. Governor Mike DeWine announced the spike in 11 Ohio counties, reporting 1,327 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday night. A daily rate that changes for one percent in 24 hours is an alarming sign for the state's...

The US Reports at least 42,000 New Coronavirus Cases in 24 Hours

The US Reports at least 42,000 New Coronavirus Cases in 24 Hours

The US has at least 42,000 new coronavirus cases in only 24 hours. The reports from the Johns Hopkins University about the US situation are alarming. There are 42,812 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, elevating the total number in the country to 7,233,042....

Italy Will Extend Its State of Emergency Until End of January

Italy Will Extend Its State of Emergency Until End of January

Italy will extend its state of emergency due to a new increase in coronavirus cases. The Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced that he is going to ask the parliament to extend the COVID-19 state of emergency until the end of January 2021. PM Conte said that...

COVID-19 is Surging Among College-Aged People

COVID-19 is Surging Among College-Aged People

COVID-19 is surging among college-aged people in the US. As the universities and colleges reopened during August and September, there is a spike of coronavirus cases among the younger population, which was not the case when the global pandemic occurred earlier this...

California is the First State to Surpass 800,000 Coronavirus Cases

California is the First State to Surpass 800,000 Coronavirus Cases

California is the first state in the US to surpass 800,000 coronavirus infections. Johns Hopkins University announced the last positivity rates, and California is the epicenter state at the moment. The exact number of infected people is 800,273, while 15,405...

Finland Detects Coronavirus with Sniffer Dogs

Finland Detects Coronavirus with Sniffer Dogs

Finland detects coronavirus with sniffer dogs. No, this is not a joke. A group of dogs trained to detect COVID-19 is now working at the Helsinki Airport, sniffing around people and identifying the ones who carry the virus. A new company from Finland, Wise Nose, has...

Israel Sets a New Record in Daily Coronavirus Cases

Israel Sets a New Record in Daily Coronavirus Cases

Israel sets a new record in coronavirus cases. On Thursday, the Ministry of Health reported 7,755 new infections, which is the highest daily rate in the country since the beginning of the pandemic. The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, is implementing new...

Coronavirus: the Second Wave in Spain is Worse than Ever

Coronavirus: the Second Wave in Spain is Worse than Ever

The second wave in Spain is worse than ever, according to the local experts. After a long lockdown and strict measures, Spain reopened the country two months ago, but it is now again the most affected country in the region. At the moment Spain has 142 new COVID-19...

Coronavirus Cases in the UK are Doubling Every 7 Days

Coronavirus Cases in the UK are Doubling Every 7 Days

As coronavirus cases in the UK are doubling every week, the government seems to lose their mind and make a mess out of the country. According to Patrick Vallance, UK's chief scientific advisor, numbers are already out of proportion, and by October the country could...

At Least 31 States Are Reporting New Increase in Coronavirus Cases

At Least 31 States Are Reporting New Increase in Coronavirus Cases

The United States is going downhill again, and coronavirus positivity rates are increasing. Despite the short success in dealing with the crisis, the nation is approaching a death toll of 200,000 people, and the infection rates in 31 states are increasing. According...

WHO: Latin America is Resuming Normal Life Too Soon

WHO: Latin America is Resuming Normal Life Too Soon

Latin America is starting to normalize the way of life, easing the lockdowns and restrictions. However, the number of new coronavirus cases is still on the rise. According to the World Health Organization regional director, Carissa Etienne, Latin America is reopening...

Mumbai Police Bans City Travel Due to New Increase in COVID-19 Cases

Mumbai Police Bans City Travel Due to New Increase in COVID-19 Cases

Mumbai police department is issuing new restrictions for traveling inside the city. The decision is based upon the increased number of COVID-19 cases in Mumbai and the low level of respecting the previous restrictions. The order bans any movement in the most infected...

Northeast England Under Strict Restrictions

Northeast England Under Strict Restrictions

Northeast England is facing new restrictions due to the rapid rise of coronavirus cases. British Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced that strict restrictions are necessary and will affect over 1.5 million people in seven regions, including Sunderland and...

Japan Reports Over 400 New Coronavirus Cases

Japan Reports Over 400 New Coronavirus Cases

Japan is one of the countries with the lowest infection rate in the world. However, the country reported a slight increase in daily cases, reaching over 440 new infections per day. According to the Japanese Health Ministry, the total number of coronavirus infections...

AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Trial to Resume Only in the UK

AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Trial to Resume Only in the UK

The University of Oxford announced that the coronavirus vaccine trial paused last week will resume. Due to an illness in one of the volunteers in the vaccine trial, AstraZeneca, the biopharmaceutical company that is developing the vaccine with the University of...

Israel Announces a New Lockdown After Increase in Daily Cases

Israel Announces a New Lockdown After Increase in Daily Cases

The Israel government announced a new lockdown today, possibly with more severe restrictions because of the increased COVID-19 cases. Schools, businesses, restaurants, and all the public sector will close for three weeks, and if the situation doesn't improve, the...

France Sets a New COVID-19 Infection Record

France Sets a New COVID-19 Infection Record

France was one of the countries with the highest positivity rate in coronavirus cases during the first wave of the pandemic. Then, the country eased the lockdown, and people started going back to their workplaces, thanks to the decrease in new infections. However, the...

WHO: Many COVID-19 Deaths in Africa Were Caused by Other Conditions

WHO: Many COVID-19 Deaths in Africa Were Caused by Other Conditions

After the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) announced that only 6% of the COVID-19 deaths in the US were caused by the coronavirus, some other parts of the world report similar statistics. Africa is one of the continents with the highest death rate,...

AstraZeneca Confirms – Vaccine Trials Were Also Stopped in July

AstraZeneca Confirms – Vaccine Trials Were Also Stopped in July

One of the leading biopharmaceutical companies, AstraZeneca, has stopped the Phase 3 vaccine testing because of a case of transverse myelitis, an inflammatory condition of the spinal cord. However, spokespeople from the company came out with a different statement...

California Reports Lowest Number of New Coronavirus Cases Since May

California Reports Lowest Number of New Coronavirus Cases Since May

California, once the epicenter of the pandemic in the US, today reports the lowest number of positive cases since mid-May. The positive coronavirus cases today are 1,616, while the lowest daily number was in mid-May, 1,365 new cases. Labs and testing sites were closed...

Vaccine Makers Sign a Safety Pledge

Vaccine Makers Sign a Safety Pledge

The COVID-19 vaccine race is developing very rapidly as the entire world is waiting for the new salvation from the virus. However, from all the pharma companies around the world that are participating in the vaccine race, not all are following the ethical standards in...

Coronavirus Test Shortage in England

Coronavirus Test Shortage in England

England is facing coronavirus tests lack, due to the redistribution of tests in places where there are breakouts. By doing so, some parts of the country have a shortage of diagnostic tests, and people who have been in contact with an ill person and are insisting on...

Bolivia Reports Over 100 Deaths in a Single Day

Bolivia Reports Over 100 Deaths in a Single Day

Bolivia is one of the Latin American countries that suffer the least deaths from coronavirus, compared to the neighboring countries. However, medical officials are reporting higher numbers since the second wave of the virus started thriving throughout the continent....

COVID-19 Vaccine Won’t Be Mandatory in Brazil

COVID-19 Vaccine Won’t Be Mandatory in Brazil

Brazil is the most affected country in Latin America by the coronavirus, and it holds the second place in the world. Three vaccine trials are going on in the country at the moment, and according to the Brazilian Health Ministry, the first vaccine release will be in...

American Red Cross is Testing for Coronavirus Antibodies

American Red Cross is Testing for Coronavirus Antibodies

Red Cross is testing all blood donor samples for coronavirus antibodies. The reason behind the antibody testing is obvious - using antibodies to help COVID-19 patients. The American Red Cross stopped its work during the strict regulations and lockdowns, but it's now...

New York Has 33 States on the COVID-19 Travel List

New York Has 33 States on the COVID-19 Travel List

New York state has been playing a new game on stabilizing the positivity rates. From a COVID-19 epicenter in March to infection rates lower than 1% for 25 days in a row, New York state is adding two more states on its travel ban list. The state has a travel advisory,...

COVID-19 Antibody Testing in Public Health Lab in Virginia

COVID-19 Antibody Testing in Public Health Lab in Virginia

The Department of General Services in Virginia announced antibody testing conducted by the public health lab. The reason for the testing is the detection of antibodies in people that show no COVID-19 symptoms but were infected by the virus. Virginia's public health...

Indigenous People of Brazil to Face a COVID-19 Catastrophe

Indigenous People of Brazil to Face a COVID-19 Catastrophe

Indigenous groups that live in remote areas of the Brazilian rainforest are the new target of COVID-19. Advocates for these vulnerable groups have made efforts to keep outsiders and visitors from invading these areas, but without success. Remote groups of indigenous...

US Pharma Giant Testing COVID-19 Vaccines in Latin America

US Pharma Giant Testing COVID-19 Vaccines in Latin America

As coronavirus is still raging around the world, Latin America is signing up for phase 3 vaccine trials by American pharma giant Johnson&Johnson. According to the company, two new candidate countries want to sign up for testing a new vaccine on their citizens, and...

California Will Increase the Numbers of Coronavirus Tests

California Will Increase the Numbers of Coronavirus Tests

California is one of the states that will continue with the massive coronavirus testing to its population. So far, the state has conducted over 11 million tests, leveling at an average of 100,000 diagnostic tests per day. The new objective of California officials is...

Medical Experts Criticize the New CDC Testing Guidelines

Medical Experts Criticize the New CDC Testing Guidelines

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines that suggest less coronavirus testing. The explication from the CDC is that people who show no COVID-19 symptoms shouldn't be tested, even if they were in contact with a coronavirus positive patient....

France and Italy Report Increased COVID-19 Positivity Rates

France and Italy Report Increased COVID-19 Positivity Rates

French authorities are raising a red flag after the rapid increase in new coronavirus cases among young people. Last night, the medical experts reported a 3.6% positivity rate of all tested people last week, which is more than double than the 1.4% positive cases from...

Coronavirus Positivity Rates Declining in 25 States

Coronavirus Positivity Rates Declining in 25 States

Finally, good news from the United States: new coronavirus cases are decreasing in half of the states. We are used to seeing the U.S. as the country with the worst management with the virus crisis, but it seems that the statistic is taking a different course now....

New Antibody Testing Results in New York City

New Antibody Testing Results in New York City

New York City has released the results from a massive antibody testing. After checking 1,5 million people for herd immunity, the results show that people in low-income neighborhoods of the city are more exposed to the virus because of multi-member families living in...

Over 15 States Report COVID-19 Positive Cases in Universities

Over 15 States Report COVID-19 Positive Cases in Universities

After the recent reopening of some colleges and universities, at least 15 states are reporting new coronavirus surges.  Returning to campuses was either too early, or with eased protective measures.  Although many have thought it is safe to continue with...

Europe’s COVID-19 Positivity Rates are Skyrocketing Again

Europe’s COVID-19 Positivity Rates are Skyrocketing Again

Europe is not doing well again. After relaxing the COVID-19 restrictive measures and letting people go back to work and behave as if nothing was happening, there are 26,000 new daily cases across the continent. The World Health Organization is spotting the problem...

NYC: The Lowest Positive Coronavirus Test Results Ever

NYC: The Lowest Positive Coronavirus Test Results Ever

New York City is gaining a good reputation these days thanks to the successful management with the COVID-19 pandemic. Back in March, New York was the epicenter of the virus and was seen as the least favorite place of the US, while today, the statistics are showing a...

Cuba is the New Player in the COVID-19 Vaccine Game

Cuba is the New Player in the COVID-19 Vaccine Game

Cuba is one of the most advanced countries when it comes to medicine, although not so popular in the western world. However, Cuba is preparing for clinical trials for the new coronavirus vaccine, and a lot of Latin American countries are placing their bets on it. They...

New York Reports Coronavirus Positivity Rate Lower Than 1%

New York Reports Coronavirus Positivity Rate Lower Than 1%

Finally good news for New York - the coronavirus positivity rate is lowest since the beginning of the pandemic. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the good news on Monday, saying that the positivity rate in New York at the moment is .7%. This is not only optimistic for...

WHO Reports New World Record in COVID-19 Cases

WHO Reports New World Record in COVID-19 Cases

The World Health Organization is working tirelessly since the beginning of the pandemic on slowing down the spread and informing people on the protective measures. Their experts are constantly warning the global population on how to protect themselves from getting or...

Increased Numbers of Children COVID-19 Infections in the US

Increased Numbers of Children COVID-19 Infections in the US

Scary news from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association: a 90% increase in new coronavirus infections among US kids in the last four weeks. According to their record, between July 9 and August 6, there were 179,990 new infections...

The United States Reports a Million New COVID-19 Cases in Only 17 Days

The United States Reports a Million New COVID-19 Cases in Only 17 Days

The United States is not doing well. Actually, it is doing horrible. The coronavirus leading nation is out of control. The rise in new coronavirus infections is pointing to a large problem among disrespecting protective measures. The medical officials are panicking in...

Italy Reopening Schools in September, New Infections Spike

Italy Reopening Schools in September, New Infections Spike

While Italy is preparing to reopen schools by cutting the old-school benches in two, there is a new spike in coronavirus cases. Italy was the largest epicenter of COVID-19 outside of China, during the first wave of infections. After months of persistent battle and...

Hong Kong: New Coronavirus Tesitng Program

Hong Kong: New Coronavirus Tesitng Program

Hong Kong will start a coronavirus testing program in two weeks. It's not like they haven't been testing people so far, but now they offer it to all the citizens, and it is voluntary. The Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam said, “This is an entirely voluntary...

New Coronavirus Antibody Treatment Trial by NIH

New Coronavirus Antibody Treatment Trial by NIH

A new clinical trial by NIH (National Institutes of Health) is offering a possible coronavirus solution. The program is called Activ-3, and it is about an antibody treatment that should surprisingly help ill patients. The NIH allows people confirmed to have COVID-19...

Berlin Anti-Coronavirus Measures Protests

Berlin Anti-Coronavirus Measures Protests

Despite the criticism of most of the political parties in Germany, thousands of people without masks flooded the streets of Berlin in the past few days. People are protesting against the new coronavirus lockdown measures, claiming that the masks are enslaving them and...

California Reports a Decrease in New Cases on Monday

California Reports a Decrease in New Cases on Monday

This week is starting good for California and its residents, as the state reports a decrease in new infections and coronavirus-related deaths. The two-week positivity rate of California is down to 7% and it's been steady entire July, while the seven-day positivity...

CDC: What Will Happen When Schools Reopen?

CDC: What Will Happen When Schools Reopen?

When it comes to coronavirus analysis and studies, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, has the leading word in the United States. According to a CDC study, 40% of the kids got infected with coronavirus in Georgia, while visiting a summer camp. A summer...

Free Coronavirus Tests for All Travelers Entering Germany

Free Coronavirus Tests for All Travelers Entering Germany

As of Saturday, Germany offers free coronavirus tests to all travelers coming back from abroad. The ministry of health will conduct free PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests up to 72 hours after entering the country. The number of infected cases is surging in Germany...

Fauci Says It’s Impossible to Predict the Course of COVID-19

Fauci Says It’s Impossible to Predict the Course of COVID-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci is the leading character of the coronavirus game, as a White House coronavirus task force member. We see him in the news more often than the president of the U.S., and the entire nation is expected to follow his expert advice. However, Fauci has been...

Florida and Pennsylvania Report Extreme Surges in Coronavirus Cases

Florida and Pennsylvania Report Extreme Surges in Coronavirus Cases

We already know about Florida being the new epicenter of COVID-19 in the U.S., but it seems that the situation is getting out of control. The official reports from last night are saying that there are 8,892 new cases of Covid-19, and 77 people died on Monday.The...

South Carolina Reports Increase in COVID-19 Cases

South Carolina Reports Increase in COVID-19 Cases

South Carolina is one of the states that we don't hear a lot about since the beginning of the pandemic. However, it seems that COVID-19 is not planning on quitting, so today we have an increase in new infections in SC. According to the South Carolina Department of...

Emergency Lockdown for Bahamians After a Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Emergency Lockdown for Bahamians After a Surge in COVID-19 Cases

The Bahamas is facing a strict lockdown during the weekend. The country reopened on July 1, and there was an immediate surge in coronavirus cases. To prevent a further spread, the Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis announced an emergency lockdown for this weekend,...

California: Highest Number of COVID-19 Deaths in a Single Day

California: Highest Number of COVID-19 Deaths in a Single Day

Last night, California reported a new record day in COVID-19 deaths, reaching 159. The previous highest death rate in a single day in California was 157, and the total number of coronavirus deceased in the state is 8,186. More than half of these cases occurred in Los...

Dr. Fauci Says a New Lockdown is Not Necessary

Dr. Fauci Says a New Lockdown is Not Necessary

Dr. Anthony Fauci is the United States number one expert for infectious diseases. His opinion has been highly valued since the beginning of the pandemic, as he is constantly warning people to respect the protective measures, as well as get ready for the coronavirus...

Maryland Conducted A Million COVID-19 Tests

Maryland Conducted A Million COVID-19 Tests

Maryland is one of the states that conduct most coronavirus diagnostic tests in the country. Up to date, they've tested over million people, confirmed the Governor Larry Hogan late Wednesday night. The exact number of conducted COVID-19 tests in this state is...

São Paulo With New Record in Coronavirus Cases

São Paulo With New Record in Coronavirus Cases

The state of São Paulo in Brazil reports the second-highest daily increase in coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic. The report from today, Wednesday says there are 16,777 new COVID-19 infections, which adds to the total rate of 439,446.São Paulo is...

President Trumps Gets Tested for COVID-19 Every Day

President Trumps Gets Tested for COVID-19 Every Day

According to government officials, President Trump gets multiple coronavirus tests per day. Even though the nation's leader was refusing to wear a mask since the beginning of the pandemic, he is still testing himself for more than once a day. That being said,...

UK Study: Synchronized Lockdowns May Save the World from COVID-19

UK Study: Synchronized Lockdowns May Save the World from COVID-19

Coronavirus made a complete mess out of 2020, especially in the U.S., Latin America, and lately, India. The novel virus spreads with the speed of light and destroys entire economies, health systems, and communities, even in world leader countries like the United...

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Extends the State of Emergency

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Extends the State of Emergency

The mayor of Washington, DC, Muriel Bowser, announced an extended state of emergency until October this year.  Due to the spike in coronavirus cases in the district, people are not getting their diagnostic tests on time, which is causing additional stress among...

Florida’s Jackson Health System Reports COVID-19 Increase by 226%

Florida’s Jackson Health System Reports COVID-19 Increase by 226%

Florida's health system is losing the battle with the novel coronavirus. Since June 14, the Jackson Health System reported an increase in new COVID-19 cases by 226%, which is a devastating rate, worrying not only the state officials but the entire country as well. The...

Miami is the New Coronavirus Pandemic Epicenter

Miami is the New Coronavirus Pandemic Epicenter

Unfortunately, Miami is called the new epicenter of the world coronavirus pandemic, and it is compared to Wuhan by medical professionals. According to the infectious disease expert, Lilian Abbo, people need to take all the coronavirus precautions and protective...

Bolivia’s Interim President Jeanine Añez Tests Positive for COVID-19

Bolivia’s Interim President Jeanine Añez Tests Positive for COVID-19

After the Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and the president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, the Bolivian interim president Jeanine Añez also announced she's positive to coronavirus. She is the third Latin American head of state to contract COVID-19, and...

India’s Coronavirus Cases are on the Rise for Third Consecutive Day

India’s Coronavirus Cases are on the Rise for Third Consecutive Day

India's hitting a new milestone in new coronavirus daily cases, reporting a third consecutive day of increasing numbers. The South Asian country's ministry of health is reporting tremendous data on new cases, reaching 27,114 new Covid-19 cases on Friday. This number...

Why is Coronavirus Death Rate in Peru so High?

Why is Coronavirus Death Rate in Peru so High?

Perú is a country with the strictest lockdown in all South America, yet its coronavirus death rate is devastating. They started the lockdown before most of the European countries, on March 15, and closed all the borders. However, the number of COVID-19 cases is Perú...

FBI Warning: Be Aware of Antibody Testing Scammers

FBI Warning: Be Aware of Antibody Testing Scammers

While health systems are crashing in front of eyes, struggling with 10 million coronavirus infected people worldwide, there are scammers who use this situation to still people's identities and Social Security numbers. The FBI is reporting, and at the same time warning...

Fauci is Worried About People Refusing to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Fauci is Worried About People Refusing to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has his hopes low on creating a herd immunity in the US, even after inventing the vaccine. The reason for this pessimistic observation is the refusal of one-third of...

WHO: Eastern Mediterranean Region Reaches a Million COVID-19 Cases

WHO: Eastern Mediterranean Region Reaches a Million COVID-19 Cases

The coronavirus pandemic keeps spreading around the world, without any signs of slowing down, except in the western European countries. However, the World Health Organization, WHO, is pointing a tremendous increase in newly infected people in the eastern Mediterranean...

A Devastating Rise in New Coronavirus Infections Across the US

A Devastating Rise in New Coronavirus Infections Across the US

The US is the world leader in new coronavirus infections, yet two states reported a decline this weekend, Rhode Island and Connecticut. However, 36 states are still under a deadly threat of COVID-19, reporting terrifying numbers. Medical experts warn that Florida...

The Amount of COVID-19 Pathogens is Crucial for Making You Sick or Not

The Amount of COVID-19 Pathogens is Crucial for Making You Sick or Not

Getting infected by the COVID-19 virus will not necessarily make you sick, and we've already seen numerous asymptomatic cases. The reason hiding behind this is the number of pathogens that a person gets in contact with. For example, to get seriously ill by COVID-19,...

Florida Releases First Coronavirus Antibody Testing Results

Florida Releases First Coronavirus Antibody Testing Results

Yesterday the state of Florida released the first results ever from coronavirus antibody testing. The data was gathered from various drive-thru testing sites, including Orlando, West Palm Beach, Jacksonville, and Miami Gardens. According to the state officials, from...

New York City Reopening at the Beginning of June

New York City Reopening at the Beginning of June

Following the 100,000 deaths due to coronavirus pandemic, New York City is preparing for reopening at the beginning of June. According to Mayor Bill de Blasio, they will follow the state guidelines and approach reopening in the first or the second week of June, trying...

CDC: Coronavirus Antibody Tests are Wrong Half the Time

CDC: Coronavirus Antibody Tests are Wrong Half the Time

According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the results from antibody testing can be wrong up to half of the time, which throws us a few steps back. Antibody tests are used to detect whether a person has developed antibodies to the virus or not....

New York Coronavirus: Decrease in Deaths and New Cases

New York Coronavirus: Decrease in Deaths and New Cases

Finally good news for New Yorkers: lowest number of daily cases and deaths on Tuesday since the state started the lockdown in March, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. In other words, 73 New Yorkers died from COVID-19 infection in the last 24 hours, and nearly 200 people...

Atlanta Prep School Students Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Atlanta Prep School Students Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The Lovett School in Atlanta, Georgia, announced that several members of the graduation class 2020 tested positive for COVID-19. The school was notified about the infected cases by the family members of the students who carry the virus. However, it's still unknown how...

Americans Divided Over Trump’s Decision to Reopen Houses of Worship

Americans Divided Over Trump’s Decision to Reopen Houses of Worship

The United States faces new coronavirus battlefields, houses of worship. According to President Trump, religious temples are "essential", and he called for their reopening on Friday, threatening to override governors who try to resist his decision. All of the 50...

Memorial Day Weekend Brings Over 24,000 New Coronavirus Cases

Memorial Day Weekend Brings Over 24,000 New Coronavirus Cases

As the U.S. started reopening for the Memorial Day Weekend, new coronavirus cases surge in various states. Health officials remind that beaches and bars reopening doesn't mean you can let your guard down and act as if we are not in the middle of a pandemic. A lot of...

Over 100,000 Coronavirus Cases Across Africa, WHO Warns

Over 100,000 Coronavirus Cases Across Africa, WHO Warns

Every single country in Africa is infected by the coronavirus, reaching 100,000 cases on the continent, the WHO confirmed last night. Over 3,100 people lost their lives due to COVID-19 caused illness. According to Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director for...

A New Study: Italy’s Outbreak Begun Earlier Than We Thought

A New Study: Italy’s Outbreak Begun Earlier Than We Thought

Italy was the first European country that suffered the coronavirus outbreak in late February, near Milan. However, a new study is showing a different reality than the authorities believed all this time. COVID-19 spread earlier than the world thought. A study conducted...

Antibodies Double-Check for More Accuracy

Antibodies Double-Check for More Accuracy

The White House is still trying to figure a way of the false-positive results labyrinth. Antibody testing had become a nightmare for both, health workers and patients. Struggling with inaccurate antibody tests doesn't only concern the government, but entrepreneurs...

Blood Plasma from COVID-19 Survivors to Cure the Virus

Blood Plasma from COVID-19 Survivors to Cure the Virus

When it comes to inventing treatments for severely-ill COVID-19 patients, science doesn't sleep. Since the beginning of this week, coronavirus survivors can donate blood plasma that will be used in intravenous treatments for patients who can't fight the virus...

A New Study: SARS Antibodies Can Block COVID-19

A New Study: SARS Antibodies Can Block COVID-19

According to research published in Nature last evening, eight antibodies are showing as effective in combating the coronavirus pathogens. The most successful antibodies in fighting the virus and stopping its spread are SARS antibodies. The study was conducted between...

Boston Coronavirus and Antibody Testing Results – Lower Than Expected

Boston Coronavirus and Antibody Testing Results – Lower Than Expected

Boston officials released the results from coronavirus and antibody testing. The tests were conducted in some of the most severely affected neighborhoods by the pandemic, including 750 asymptomatic people. The study's goals were to detect the impact of COVID-19 on the...

Unapproved Coronavirus Antibody Tests in Miami-Dade

Unapproved Coronavirus Antibody Tests in Miami-Dade

During the last month, thousands of Miami-Dade residents got tested for coronavirus antibodies. The testing venues are in Aventura and Bal Harbour, offered by Banyan Medical Systems from Omaha. The first testing site was open on April 13, and the second one on May 4,...

Free Coronavirus Antibody Testing in Moscow

Free Coronavirus Antibody Testing in Moscow

Since the pandemic started, we haven't heard as much about infected people in Russia. There were even speculations that Russia is hiding the real number of coronavirus patients. However, up to date, there are over 262,000 reported infections in Russia, and half of it...

Montreal Clinic Offers Unauthorized Antibody Tests

Montreal Clinic Offers Unauthorized Antibody Tests

Health Canada has a lot to deal with after a new scandal occurred with unauthorized antibody tests in a Montreal clinic. Coronavirus antibody testing in Canada was not official until late Tuesday night, May 12th, when the government gave a green light for antibody...

Germany Will Relax Controls on All of Its Borders

Germany Will Relax Controls on All of Its Borders

Starting this Saturday, Germany will ease its regulations on all of its borders, which were completely closed since mid-March. Except for emergency travel, all of Germany's borders were under strict control, and this weekend they will slowly reopen. According to Horst...

Are Immunity Passports Discriminating People?

Are Immunity Passports Discriminating People?

Worldwide governments' most reliable hope for activating the drowned economy is detecting who has developed antibodies, after recovering from coronavirus infection. There is no doubt that plenty of the available antibody tests are faulty, but it seems they are the...

Auckland Epidemiologist Requires Antibody Testing During Alert Level 2

Auckland Epidemiologist Requires Antibody Testing During Alert Level 2

As New Zealand approached alert level 2, which means people can reconnect with their friends and family, go to shopping centers, and join public gatherings not larger than 100 people at a time, Auckland expert warns on the necessity of COVID-19 antibody testing. The...

Ohio Will Start Antibody Testing Next Week

Ohio Will Start Antibody Testing Next Week

The spokeswoman from the Ohio Department of Health announced on Friday that the antibody testing date is coming near. The experts are expecting to understand better the widespread of the virus throughout the state by detecting how many people got infected and showed...

New Hope Arises: Almost Everyone Recovered from COVID-19 Has Antibodies

New Hope Arises: Almost Everyone Recovered from COVID-19 Has Antibodies

According to a new study published on Tuesday this week, nearly every patient that has had coronavirus now has antibodies, which give governments a new insight into the problem. In the study, it is pointed out that people who had recovered from COVID-19 can safely go...

Drive-thru Antibody Testing in Orange County

Drive-thru Antibody Testing in Orange County

Florida's entering its fourth day of reopening as part of the governor's reopening plan. Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a coronavirus antibody testing drive-thru facility, but the date is still unknown. Orange County already has a COVID-19 testing site, at the Convention...

FDA Stiffens Its Rules for Antibody Tests

FDA Stiffens Its Rules for Antibody Tests

Antibody testing is an extremely important measure that would hopefully lead us to reopen the entire country and recovering the economy. However, the antibody testing business is referred to as the Wild West, as plenty of these tests on the market are completely...

Coronavirus Keeps Spreading in the U.S.

Coronavirus Keeps Spreading in the U.S.

The efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus in the U.S. are not fruitful, and experts are warning of continuous new infections and deaths in the months to come. Although the situation in the country is still alarming, some Eastern states are easing the lockdown...

Governor Cuomo Announces Results of Antibody Testing

Governor Cuomo Announces Results of Antibody Testing

New York is the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Authorities are struggling to find a way to control it and help the local population. The most efficient way to detect who carried the infection and is now immune to COIVD-19 is to conduct antibody testing,...

The Road to Ending Social Distancing

The Road to Ending Social Distancing

The world's getting tired of social distancing. So far, the governments still lay their hopes in antibody testing to control the pandemic, but the question is when will this all end? People are hoping to develop immunity to COVID-19 after getting infected and...

Coronavirus Antibody Tests: Are They Going to Clarify the Confusion?

Coronavirus Antibody Tests: Are They Going to Clarify the Confusion?

Coronavirus antibody tests were expected to provide the governments with clarity of the situation and lead to countries reopening, but the reality is far from that. If accurate, the serology tests should show us how widespread the virus is, and who had developed an...

What Are Antibody Tests and What Makes Them Good?

What Are Antibody Tests and What Makes Them Good?

Coronavirus antibody tests or serology tests can detect whether someone was exposed to SARS-CoV-2 or not. This virus causes COVID-19, and when our body detects the intruder, it starts producing fighters (antibodies) that supposed to be detected by the antibody tests....

Congress: Inacuraccy of Antibody Tests is Alarming

Congress: Inacuraccy of Antibody Tests is Alarming

After the preliminary data of California research groups that are testing the tests, Congress is showing dissatisfaction, alarming for lack of accuracy in the antibody tests that overflown the market. According to Dr. Alex Marson, who is conducting the research, no...

What Do We Learn from Antibody Tests, and What We Don’t?

What Do We Learn from Antibody Tests, and What We Don’t?

There is no doubt that the U.S. and many other governments depend on the results of the antibody testing, which showed as extremely inaccurate so far. If reliable, the antibody tests can detect who was infected by COVID-19, whether they developed immunity, and how...

U.S. Protesting Against Coronavirus Lockdown Measures

U.S. Protesting Against Coronavirus Lockdown Measures

Public demonstrations against the continued lockdown are alarming the authorities of Washington State. Thousands of people without masks gathered on the streets, refusing the governor's orders to stay at home and keep businesses shut down. The organizer of the...

Searching for Accurate Antibody Tests for COVID-19

Searching for Accurate Antibody Tests for COVID-19

Only a month ago, the UK government promised a rollout of millions of antibody tests that supposed to be "game changers" according to Prime Minister Johnson, but unfortunately, this plan didn't work. Testing everyone for antibodies was crucial for finally controlling...

Lifting Lockdowns Too Quickly Can Be a Deadly Decision

Lifting Lockdowns Too Quickly Can Be a Deadly Decision

Rushing a way out of the lockdown can result in a new wave of coronavirus outbreak. During a session at the Bundestag today, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned regional leaders to slow down on lifting the restrictions. Smaller stores and businesses in...

Chicago Opens the 1st Coronavirus Antibody Testing Facility

Chicago Opens the 1st Coronavirus Antibody Testing Facility

Lincoln Park in Chicago hosts the first coronavirus antibody testing facility in the area. The tests that Innovative Express Care provides the public with show results after two-five days, helping detect if a person has been exposed to COVID-19. The outdoor testing...

Two Pet Cats Tested Positive for COVID-19 in New York

Two Pet Cats Tested Positive for COVID-19 in New York

Federal officials confirmed that two pet cats in New York state have turned out to be positive for coronavirus. This is the first registered COVID-19 infected pets in the U.S. since the beginning of the pandemic. The two animals live in different parts of New York...

All You Need To Know About Coronavirus Antibody Test Kits

All You Need To Know About Coronavirus Antibody Test Kits

What is an Antibody Test? Also known as a serological test, the antibody test can show if an individual has had the virus and if they recovered. It can also detect if recovered patients have developed some immunity to the COVID-19. By pricking the finger for blood...

WHO: The Worst is Yet to Come – COVID-19 Takes Off Again

WHO: The Worst is Yet to Come – COVID-19 Takes Off Again

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the majority of the population is still facing a risk of getting infected by COVID-19, and we should expect the worst of the coronavirus outbreak in the following period. The director-general of the Organization,...

Los Angeles Antibody Tests Results – a Warning for States Reopening

Los Angeles Antibody Tests Results – a Warning for States Reopening

Los Angeles County is one of the largest municipalities in the US to announce the results of antibody testing. Based on the research, scientists estimate that between 2,8-5,6% of the population in the county has developed immunity to coronavirus.The percentage may...