Tag: Covid-19

Researchers are studying two new COVID variants

Photo courtesy of Prasesh Shiwakoti (Lomash), Unsplash For the past weeks, scientists have been analyzing two new variants of the coronavirus propagating throughout the country.  A virus mutation known as the B.1.526 has been identified in New York City. The B.1.427 or B.1.429 strain also appeared in California.  Researchers have found […]

Biden administration invests billions in COVID-19 relief

Photo courtesy of jlhervàs, Flickr The United States has officially surpassed 500,000 coronavirus deaths. Millions of Americans are on unemployment and living paycheck to paycheck. The supply of vaccines has been scarce, leaving millions of senior citizens and those who possess health issues short handed. In response, the Biden administration has […]

CDC updates guidelines, recommending double masks

Photo courtesy of Chris Zúniga, Flickr New masking recommendations from the CDC have emerged 13 months after COVID-19 was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. The importance of wearing a mask or cloth face covering was stressed early on, being cited as one of the most important […]

Lawmakers push for a second COVID stimulus package

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikimedia Commons There are less than four weeks left before Congress adjourns for winter break. Lawmakers of various political parties have been pressuring both Democrats and Republicans to compromise on their proposals for a COVID-19 monetary relief. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

Professionals ask Americans to stay home this winter

Photo courtesy of The White House, Wikipedia Cases of coronavirus are surging in America, as the New York Times reported 200,000 new cases on Dec. 2 alone. Despite the rising numbers since early November, many Americans still chose to travel home to see family for Thanksgiving, which was against the recommendations […]