India has begun culling tens of thousands of poultry birds after avian influenza was detected in ducks, crows and wild geese in at least a dozen locations across the country. [...]
TIMES RADIO Sir John Bell: South African variant of COVID is more worrying than the Kent one “by some margin”
Source: YouTube Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford University, has warned that the South African variant of COVID is more worrying than the Kent one "by some [...]
Eric J. Topol, MD: Hello. This is Eric Topol for Medscape One-on-One. I'm really delighted to have the chance to have a conversation with Professor Eddie Holmes, one of the [...]
DER SPIEGEL | British Infectious Disease Expert Warns of New Mutations “We Are in a Dramatic Race Against a Changing Virus” Despite the start of vaccinations, British medical expert Jeremy Farrar doesn’t believe there will be a quick return to normality. Instead, a “new dangerous phase of the pandemic” is beginning.
Jeremy Farrar, 59, is director of the Wellcome Trust, leading the world's second largest foundation supporting medical research. The scientist was head of the clinical research unit at the Hospital for [...]
People in all of England and most of Scotland must now stay at home except for a handful of permitted reasons, as new lockdowns begin in both nations. Schools have [...]
CNN | 2020’s alternative universe is not going away | Dangerous Covid-19 conspiracy theories are here to stay | Experts fear online misinformation will fuel hesitancy in taking the vaccine, a vital weapon in the fight against the virus.
London (CNN). At a recent Saturday protest outside London's Stratford train station -- comprised of bindi-wearing hippies, conspiracy theorists in balaclavas, and middle-aged men in waterproof jackets -- a protester [...]
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THE WASHINGTON POST | U.K. variant continues to spread around the world as coronavirus pandemic enters 2021
More than 30 countries have reported cases of the highly transmissible “U.K. variant” of the novel coronavirus, raising fears of increased global spread of the virus, even as countries begin [...]
MSNBC | Biden team preps to accelerate pace of coronavirus vaccinations | Disaster in Los Angeles (video)
Dr. Rick Bright, a member of President-elect Joe Biden's Coronavirus Task Force, talks about the problems the Trump administration has had rolling out the coronavirus vaccine and what the Biden [...]
Lies spread faster than the truth There is worldwide concern over false news and the possibility that it can influence political, economic, and social well-being. To understand how false news [...]