Tag Archives: COVID

Unraveling the Mysterious Mutations That Make Delta the Most Transmissible Covid Virus Yet

Upon first inspection, the mutations in the highly contagious delta covid variant don’t look that worrisome. For starters, delta has fewer genetic changes than earlier versions of the coronavirus. “When people saw that the epidemic in India was driven by delta, they did not suspect it would be so bad or overtake other variants,” said… Read More »

Some Americans with ‘long Covid’ may qualify for federal disability resources, Biden says

U.S. President Joe Biden signs a proclamation on the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as (L-R) artist Tyree Brown, Sen. Pat Leahy (D-VT), former Rep. Tony Coelho (D-CA), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) look on in the Rose Garden of… Read More »

Covid UK: People struggle to get lateral flow tests after Government website suffers ‘glitch’ 

People struggle to get Covid-19 lateral flow tests on Freedom Day after Government website suffers ‘temporary technical glitch’ Britons unable to order Covid-19 lateral flow tests today after ‘temporary glitch’ People attempting to order supplies today were told to ‘come back tomorrow’ Comes as the UK lifted almost all legal restrictions on so-called Freedom Day… Read More »

COVID and Flu Jabs To Be Coadministered to Kids This Summer

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recently unanimously voted 14-0 to coadminister the COVID-19 and flu vaccine to adults and children.1 The proposed policy for the 2021-2022 influenza season was made to implement changes that coincide with the timing of children returning to school in fall 2021, and to align with the CDC’s… Read More »