The Boy Genius Report - 16 min 32 sec ago
According to the latest coronavirus update, almost 4,000 Americans died from COVID-19 on Thursday. Meanwhile, one FDA official thinks there will be a dramatic improvement in the coronavirus pandemic by June as more people begin to receive the vaccine. His estimate depends on the US stepping up its coronavirus vaccine distribution, among other things. It's easy, if you're not careful, to get desensitized to the horror that each day's new coronavirus update brings -- and make no mistake...
Sky News - 1 hour 20 min ago
The second of two new coronavirus variants from Brazil is likely to already be in the UK despite the government imposing a travel ban, a leading epidemiologist has warned.
Boston Herald - 15 hours 48 min ago
Massachusetts health officials on Friday reported 75 new coronavirus deaths and 5,074 new cases in a continued trend of cases above 5,000 since record-high peaks last week.
Insider - 17 hours 39 min ago
Summary List Placement The CDC is recommending that all people wear some sort of cloth face covering when in public whether it be a mask, a scarf, or a bandana. Wearing a cloth mask won't completely protect you from contracting the new coronavirus, but it can reduce your chances of spreading it, whether you're showing symptoms or not. Amazon is a convenient place to find companies making non-medical grade masks. We rounded up some of the most popular options for adults and children. T his...
Newser - 17 hours 44 min ago
A new coronavirus strain moving through the US hasn't caused much damage yet. But unless vaccinations start being given much more quickly and people stick to measures designed to limit the spread of the disease, the variant could bring a surge of new cases by March. The Centers for Disease...
CNN - 18 hours 26 min ago
In an effort to protect against new coronavirus variants, the United Kingdom will close all travel corridors from 4 a.m. local time Monday.
NY Post - 18 hours 39 min ago
MADRID While most of Europe kicked off 2021 with earlier curfews or stay-at-home orders, authorities in Spain insist the new coronavirus variant causing havoc elsewhere is not to blame for a sharp resurgence of cases and that the country can avoid a full lockdown even as its hospitals fill up. The government has been...
New York Times - 19 hours 14 min ago
Children in Knutsford, England, returning to school this month following a Christmas break.
Newsweek - 20 hours 51 min ago
The president-elect announced he would provide direct payments worth $1,400 to eligible Americans as part of his new coronavirus relief bill.
The Boy Genius Report - 21 hours 8 min ago
Combatting the coronavirus in 2021 will be more challenging in 2020 due to new mutations, according to an official from the World Health Organization. While current vaccines should be effective against new mutations, recently discovered strains are said to be far more infectious than the original. New coronavirus mutations have been found in the UK, Japan, and South Africa. The arrival of COVID-19 vaccines will likely put an end to the global coronavirus pandemic sometime in 2022, according to many...
Sky News - 21 hours 11 min ago
All travel corridors will close from Monday, meaning everyone arriving in the UK will have to self-isolate.
CBS News - 22 hours 5 min ago
As the U.S. grapples with chaos in its vaccine distribution system, officials in Norway are warning COVID-19 vaccines may be too risky for the elderly and terminally ill. Dr. Bob Lahita, chairman of medicine at St. Joseph University Hospital in Paterson, New Jersey, joined CBSN to discuss whether the warning is cause for concern and to explain what we know so far about new coronavirus variants emerging in the U.S.
NBC News - 22 hours 33 min ago
New coronavirus cases are rising across the country. Not all upticks are the same.