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When Did the 1918 Spanish Flu End That Killed 50 Million People Versus COVID-19
Spanish Flu was a highly contagious, lethal virus that was first reported in March 1918 and quickly became a pandemic, meaning an illness that...
Mexico is burning and passes 500,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases
Mexico has passed the half-million mark in confirmed coronavirus cases. The Health Department reported 7,371 newly confirmed cases Thursday, bringing...
An Indian Company Is Gearing Up to Make Millions of Doses of a $3 Covid-19 Vaccine
As the Covid-19 pandemic drags on, there’s one thing we’re all counting on to rescue us from the drudgery of socially-distanced life: a vaccine....
Should students get a discount if they won’t be on campus because of COVID-19?
  COVID-19 has caused colleges to spend more to cope with the pandemic. elenaleonova/GettyImages Robert Massa, University of Southern California Not...
A COVID-19 vaccine needs the public’s trust – and it’s risky to cut corners on clinical trials, as Russia is
On Aug. 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use. Russian...
Trump Administration Collaborates with Moderna to Produce 100 Million Doses of COVID-19 Investigational Vaccine
  Under the leadership of President Trump, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Defense (DoD) today...
Antonio Banderas Tests Positive For Coronavirus
Spanish actor Antonio Banderas has tested positive for coronavirus. He announced his coronavirus diagnosis on Instagram. José Antonio Domínguez...
New COVID-19 Test Results Announced by MLB
Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced the latest COVID-19 testing results under MLB’s COVID-19...
FDA Accepts Biogen’s Aducanumab Biologics License Application for Alzheimer’s Disease with Priority Review
  Biogen Inc (BIIB:NASDAQ) Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) and Eisai, Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
From marmots to mole-rats to marmosets – studying many genes in many animals is key to understanding how humans can live longer
Is there a genetic switch that can help reverse the aging process? Dimitri Otis / Getty Images Amanda Kowalczyk, University of Pittsburgh Much of...
Pfizer Announces Agreement with Gilead To Manufacture Remdesivir For Treatment Of Covid-19
  Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced a multi-year agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc. to manufacture and supply Gilead’s investigational...
Five ways to reboot the global food economy to make it healthier for all
Shutterstock.com Corinna Hawkes, City, University of London COVID-19 has shown how damaging ill-health can be for the economy. But it has also shown...
Top 10 Celebrities Who Fought Mental Health Challenges
  Sometimes having everything isn’t the answer and its okay not to be okay! Celebs may seem to have everything one could hope for (on...
Why Investors Should Take Note of AYTU BioScience, Inc.
On Monday, June 29, the newly reconstituted Russell 3000 will open back up with the rest of the equity markets, and specialty pharmaceutical company...
A Year After Gene Therapy, Boys With Muscular Dystrophy Are Healthier and Stronger
Two and a half years ago, a study published in Science Advances detailed how the gene editing tool CRISPR/Cas-9 repaired genetic mutations related to...
Corona virus linger in the body? What we know about how viruses in general hang on in the brain and testicles
William Petri, University of Virginia As millions of people are recovering from COVID-19, an unanswered question is the extent to which the virus can...
Indoor Air and Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Indoor Air and Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequent Questions Read Frequent Questions about Indoor Air and Coronavirus (COVID-19). Explore all EPA...
Blind Woman Sees With New Implant, Plays Video Game Sent Straight to Her Brain
  It’s been over a decade since artificial retinas first began helping the blind see. But for many people, whose blindness originates beyond the...
Artificial Kidneys Are a Step Closer With This New Tech
  10 percent of the global population suffers from some form of kidney disease. That includes 37 million people in the US, 100,000 of whom pass away...
Forget Exercise—These Mice Got Ripped With Gene Therapy
  Trying to hack fitness is a multi-million-dollar industry; we’ve all seen at least one ad featuring a purported miracle product that claims it...
MLB Under Hot Water Due to the Miami Marlins Outbreak Institutes New Safety Protocol
In the aftermath of the Miami Marlin’s recent clubhouse outbreak, which led to at least 17 players & 2 coaches positive tests for...
Paul Jacobs Joins Governor Newsom’s Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery
XCOM’s Chairman & CEO, Paul Jacobs, has been appointed to a state Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery “Chip maker’s former CEO to...
Walmart Expands into The Insurance Business
  Walmart Inc. (WMT) NYSE  has created “Walmart Insurance Services LLC” to sell insurance policies. Here is the job listed below on the...
Pfizer And Biontech Announce an Agreement With U.S Government for Up To 600 Million Doses of Biontech Covid Vaccine
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) today announced the execution of an agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
Bloodthirsty tsetse flies nurse their young, one live birth at a time – understanding this unusual strategy could help fight the disease they spread
When they suck your blood they can leave behind the parasite that causes sleeping sickness. Patrick Robert/Sygma via Getty Images Geoff Attardo,...
How Mandatory face masks might lull people into taking more coronavirus risks
Masks are a crucial tool for stopping the pandemic – but don’t let them give you a false sense of security. Patricia J. Garcinuno/Getty Images...
Is It Safe To Eat at Taco Bell During The Pandemic?
The pandemic has hit the whole world hard and still affects our country. Every day hundreds and sometimes thousands of people find themselves...
Monday Morning Coronavirus vaccine players
Coronavirus vaccine players are on watch this morning ahead of Phase 1 trial results of AstraZeneca’s (NYSE:AZN) COVID-19 vaccine developed...
Scientists 3D Printed Ears Inside Living Mice Using Light
By Shelly Fan  – Jun 09, 2020 Tissue engineering just got wilder and weirder. Using nothing but light and bioink, scientists were able to...
Will Cultured Bacon Be Delicious? A Dutch Startup Is Developing the First Lab-Grown Pork
  The food chain has always worked roughly like this: sunlight feeds plants. Plants feed insects. Insects and plants feed animals. Plants and...
Remdesivir Corona Virus Drug Reports 62% Reduction With The Risk of Mortality
  Gilead Sciences Inc GILD:NASDAQ  rose 2.1% after for the Coronavirus treatment candidate drug, Remdesivir. The drug reported an  improvement...
Joe Wicks got children moving – how to keep them active as lockdown ends
Stanley Windsor, Loughborough University When parents in the UK were suddenly forced to become teachers to their kids in lockdown, physical education...
Pfizer With 52 Billion In Sales Saves the Stock Market Today Announcing Coronavirus Vaccine News
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) reports  if the vaccine gets regulatory approval, it expects to make up to 100 million doses by year-end and...
Stock Making Biggest Move Beyond Meat, Inc. Expanding in China’s $130 Billion Revenue Industry
Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) is one of the fastest growing food companies in the United States, offering an alternative choice to animal meat and...
Dexamethasone a miracle ‘breakthrough’ for seriously ill COVID-19 patients
Dexamethasone is used to treat conditions such as arthritis, blood/hormone/immune system disorders, allergic reactions, certain skin, and eye...
Is Johnson & Johnson  Stock a Bargain?
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) NYSEJohnson & Johnson begin human trials for Coronavirus vaccine as early as July. Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson &...
Is Beyond Meat Too Big to Swallow?
Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) is one of the fastest growing food companies in the United States, offering an alternative choice to animal meat ...
Finding friends over Zoom? Don’t be surprised if those online sparks fizzle in person
Let’s not get ahead of ourselves… Peter Dazeley/The Image Bank via Getty Images Sheril Kirshenbaum, Michigan State University For those dipping...
Novavax’s NanoFlu Shows Positive Effect – CWEB.com
Novavax’s NanoFlu Shows Positive Effect – CWEB.com A phase 1/2 clinical trial assessing Novavax’s (NASDAQ:NVAX) recombinant flu...
Which are the stock’s to watch next week on ER report – CWEB.com
Which are the stock’s to watch next week on ER report – CWEB.com March 6 is when Target (NYSE:TGT) reports numbers and the stock should...
CDC Flu – CWEB.com
  CDC Flu – CWEB.com The U.S. is experiencing widespread and intense flu activity, and flu activity is likely to continue for several more...
e cigarette explodes in teens mouth face and mouth burned – CWEB.com
e cigarette explodes in teens mouth face and mouth burned – CWEB.com “I just barely even touched it and it just went BOOM and my ears...
Model Eye Tattoo – CWEB.com
Model Eye Tattoo – CWEB.com And how could it be legal for a layperson to inject something, anything, into someone else’s eye? I...
Colorado Mad Pooper – CWEB.com
  Colorado Mad Pooper – CWEB.com The ‘Mad Pooper’ is on the loose. “It’s abnormal, it’s not something I’ve seen in my...
Zika Virus US Discovery – CWEB.com
Zika Virus US Discovery – CWEB.com The latest research shows the virus can selectively infect and kill hard to treat cancerous cells in adult...
Portland Hospital Lawsuit – CWEB.com
Portland Hospital Lawsuit – CWEB.com Monica Thompson an Oregon woman who says she accidentally suffocated her newborn baby after falling asleep...
Anthem Obamacare Nevada – CWEB.com
Anthem Obamacare Nevada – CWEB.com   Anthem (ANTX) is pulling out of Nevada’s Obamacare exchange for 2018 and cutting its presence in...
Ronnie Wood Cancer – CWEB.com
Ronnie Wood Cancer – CWEB.com Today it was reported that Ronnie Wood has announced he had lung cancer and was ready to say goodbye to his...
Webmd Kkr – CWEB.com
Webmd Kkr – CWEB.com KKR will pay WebMD shares for $66.50 each in cash. The shares were trading at just over $50 when WebMD said it would agree...
American Airlines Passenger Gas – CWEB.com
American Airlines Passenger Gas – CWEB.com Imagine having gas so bad that it actually would cause people on a large plane to evacuate....
Maryam Mirzakhani Death – CWEB.com
Maryam Mirzakhani Death – CWEB.com Maryam Mirzakhani was the first and only woman, to date, to receive the Fields Medal. As a high school...