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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...