COVID19

“Quarantine shaming” – calling out those not abiding by social distancing rules – is part of a new and startling reality for Americans who must navigate a world of rapidly evolving social norms in the...
Last updated 21 March 2020 — see all updates From: Public Health England Status of COVID-19 As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK. The 4...
John P.A. Ioannidis is professor of medicine, of epidemiology and population health, of biomedical data science, and of statistics at Stanford University and co-director of Stanford’s Meta-Research Innovation Center. The current coronavirus disease, Covid-19, has been...
China lied about the outbreak for weeks. Now Beijing has deported Western reporters, and citizens who post uncharitable things are arrested “Everybody knows that pestilences have a way of recurring in the world; yet somehow we...
Could the old generic malaria drug hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil, Sanofi-Aventis, among others), which is also used for the treatment of rheumatic disease, be an essential treatment for COVID-19? This hypothesis, put forward by some, including Professor Didier Raoult of...
COVID-19 is a coronavirus outbreak that initially appeared in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, in December 2019, but it has already evolved into a pandemic spreading rapidly worldwide1,2. As of 18 March 2020, a total number...
Oil prices fell to a 17-year-low this morning but it could still plumb new lows as global demand evaporates. U.S. crude was trading 5.6 per cent lower at US$25.44 per barrel this morning, having earlier fallen...
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*Guest: Aaron Gunn, political commentator and free speech activist *Includes major debate over COVID-19 response Enough is enough: Is the best way to describe the motivating passion behind conservative commentator Aaron Gunn and his crusade to free...
A bacteria expert has warned against the dangers of vaping during the coronavirus outbreak - claiming those inhaling the fumes produced by the cigarette substitute is equivalent to “someone spitting in your face”. Tom McLean, chief scientific advisor...
Though few studies have investigated the connection specifically, cigarette smoke and vaping aerosol are linked to lung inflammation and lowered immune function Smoking or vaping could make you more vulnerable to a severe infection with the...