Exposing the fraud that is Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods has been getting a lot of buzz for its veggie “burger that bleeds.” Whether it’s family members, friends or celebrities on social media, you don’t have to search very hard to find someone who is enthusiastic about these flavorful patties. But are they really as good for your body and the planet as … Continue reading Exposing the fraud that is Impossible Foods

Israeli scientists announce yet another COVID-19 vaccine side effect: herpes zoster

Blood clots are rightfully one of the more attention-grabbing side effects of COVID-19 vaccines, but Israeli scientists are also warning about another potential side effect: herpes infections. A study that appeared in the Rheumatology journal notes that scientists there have identified six cases of patients developing the herpes zoster skin rash after receiving the Pfizer vaccine, and other … Continue reading Israeli scientists announce yet another COVID-19 vaccine side effect: herpes zoster

Venezuela enacts strict price controls amid coronavirus pandemic, basic goods now priced higher than minimum wages

Amid a continuing rise in coronavirus cases, as well as burgeoning hyperinflation, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the return of strict price controls on basic goods in the South American country. Maduro made the announcement, which will affect over two dozen basic commodities, during a special broadcast aired by the country’s state-run television station. “I have given precise instructions … Continue reading Venezuela enacts strict price controls amid coronavirus pandemic, basic goods now priced higher than minimum wages

Coronavirus harms the brain and nervous system of one in three patients

A new study shows that coronavirus (COVID-19) can impair the neurological functions of patients with the disease. Researchers from the Huanzhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan, China looked at case records of COVID-19 patients and found symptoms of brain and nerve problems in over a third of COVID-19 patients and in nearly half of those with severe … Continue reading Coronavirus harms the brain and nervous system of one in three patients

China is looking to relax Wuhan lockdown, but doubts remain – is coronavirus really under control in its epicenter?

As the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic, the Chinese city of Wuhan has been locked down since January 23. Now, it seems like the city is finally ready to open up again as officials have stated that the lockdown on Wuhan will be lifted on April 8. In addition to Wuhan, travel restrictions on the … Continue reading China is looking to relax Wuhan lockdown, but doubts remain – is coronavirus really under control in its epicenter?

American Airlines confirms one pilot POSITIVE with coronavirus – BUT won’t say which routes or dates he flew

A pilot for American Airlines Group has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus, a representative for the commercial carrier said. The airline, however, has declined to say which routes or days the pilot most recently worked. The company has also declined to confirm when the pilot became ill. According to the airline’s representative, the risk of transmission … Continue reading American Airlines confirms one pilot POSITIVE with coronavirus – BUT won’t say which routes or dates he flew

Coronavirus a “perfect KILLING machine” for the elderly

The new coronavirus sweeping across the world is “the perfect killing machine” for the elderly and the infirm, the head of a U.S. nursing association said. Mark Parkinson, head of the American Health Care Association, made the statement after a series of deaths in several nursing homes and long-term care facilities in the United States. The deaths … Continue reading Coronavirus a “perfect KILLING machine” for the elderly

German chancellor Merkel warns 70 percent of Germany now at risk of being infected by the coronavirus

Seventy percent of the German population — roughly around 58 million people — are now at risk of getting infected with the deadly coronavirus, warns Chancellor Angela Merkel. Merkel made the remark during her address at the parliamentary group meeting of the Christian Democratic Union party. German-language newspaper Bild, which covered the event, said the room “fell silent” … Continue reading German chancellor Merkel warns 70 percent of Germany now at risk of being infected by the coronavirus

Can American cities be subjected to a draconian lockdown like Wuhan?

Wuhan, China – the epicenter of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – has been under an unprecedented lockdown for the past month as part of the Chinese government’s efforts to contain the outbreak. As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, some are asking if the same could be done to U.S. cities. Experts say that while the … Continue reading Can American cities be subjected to a draconian lockdown like Wuhan?

UK now on the verge of a coronavirus epidemic, warn health experts

It may have put up quite the fight, but unfortunately, the world’s battle with coronavirus is now basically over, a leading scientist said. Neil Ferguson, a professor at the School of Public Health at Imperial College London and an expert on infectious diseases, made the statement during an interview with BBC Today. Ferguson, in his interview, noted that while the … Continue reading UK now on the verge of a coronavirus epidemic, warn health experts