Behavioral Psychologists Says Optimism is Unhelpful During Pandemic

“Think positive” is an affirmation that people usually say when their friends or relatives face problems. Having a positive outlook in life has tangible benefits as it helps individuals achieve happiness, better relationships, and good health. However, it has its…

CDC Recommends Wearing of Face Masks on Public Transportation

A “strong recommendation for wearing … [face] masks” has been suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This recommendation was published in interim guidance last Monday, urging passengers and operators of public conveyances to wear face masks.…

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus ‘Circuit Breakers’ and ‘Firebreaks’

“Circuit breaker” was coined by scientific advisors to the British government who have recommended a two or three-week “mini lockdown” wherein a time-limited set of strict restrictions would be employed to curb the infection rate.  This information is vital for…

Coronavirus Outbreak Balloon to 40 Million Cases

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak burst to 40,050,902 cases with a global death toll of 1,113,750 based on the Johns Hopkins University database. The drastic impact appears in different parts of Europe and the United States. The second wave of…

Antibody Levels Decrease After Coronavirus Symptoms End

The American Society for Microbiology’s open-access journal, mBio, published a study that opened more insight into our COVID-19 immunity. The study’s proponents were from the Centre de Recherche du CHUM in Montreal and the University of Montreal. The researchers found…

Russia’s Bizarre Conspiracy Theory Against Vaccine

Almost all pharmaceuticals and laboratories worldwide are in a race against time to produce a viable and effective COVID-19 vaccine. This race also involves a monetary aspect in which companies want to be the first to sell the vaccines. However,…

WHO Says Remdesivir With ‘Little or No Effect’ in Decreasing COVID-19 Deaths

According to a recent report published by the World Health Organization, three potential drugs touted as a treatment for COVID-19 have “little or no effect” on death rates in patients hospitalized. Remdesivir is one of these three coronavirus drugs. WHO’s…

WHO Announces Concern on Europe’s Coronavirus Outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) raised its concern about Europe’s coronavirus outbreak as the number of intensive care beds available in some regions continues to decline and near capacity. On Thursday, WHO warned that there were alarming transmission rates of…

European Leaders Scramble to Control COVID’s Second Wave

With over 7.2 million confirmed cases of the virus, European leaders are clambering to stop the region’s surging infections. The issue has gone down the hill in the past day; France has announced a public health state of emergency, the…

COVID-19 Transmission Low in Child Care Facilities

Child care centers don’t contribute to increasing coronavirus transmissions, Yale study says According to the large national study conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics, child care centers don’t increase COVID-19 spread, even in places where total COVID-19 cases are…