Why are Germany and the US are at loggerheads in the era of Covid19?


German politicians are resisting the United States’ attempt to lure coronavirus vaccine research away from Germany into the US, in hope of gaining a monopoly over the vaccine, once it is developed. Source: Reuters

Consumption of endangered species by humans behind coronavirus outbreak, says experts


Experts in both China as well as the rest of the world have raised alarm against the consumption of wild animals in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The source of coronavirus infection is a seafood market in Wuhan, which has been closed down is believed to have a wild animal section, where live andContinue reading “Consumption of endangered species by humans behind coronavirus outbreak, says experts”

China extends Wuhan coronavirus quarantine to 2 more cities


China has extended its quarantine of Wuhan city to Huanggang and Ezhou, cutting off a total of 19mn people. Following the outbreak of coronavirus, planes, buses, and trains were shut down at 10 pm local time on Thursday morning. As reported by journalists and people, even roads going out of these cities have been shut.Continue reading “China extends Wuhan coronavirus quarantine to 2 more cities”

Donald Trump’s pick for HHS secretary has inflated insulin price thrice during last stint


Alex Azar, the man who has been picked by US President Donald Trump for the position of Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary is known to have tripled the price of Insulin in his last stint as a high-ranking executive at the pharmaceutical company Eli Lily. Azar is succeeding Tom Price who has to resignContinue reading “Donald Trump’s pick for HHS secretary has inflated insulin price thrice during last stint”

£250 fertility drips not effective, says doctors and charities


A wellness company has been accused by fertility experts in UK of duping women with false hopes of being able to conceive a baby, using their £250 drip. The drips are being marketed with the image of a baby in the womb. Doctors have unequivocally rubbished the claims made by GetADrip.com , which is presentlyContinue reading “£250 fertility drips not effective, says doctors and charities”

AI-powered robot dog from Sony to monitor kids and elderly


With the capability to store data of maximum 10 people, the artificial intelligence powered robot dog from Sony’s stable will monitor kids and the elderly through two cameras, it makes it easier to keep an eye on your dear ones. The cameras are housed in the dog‘s nose and tail, along with numerous sensors, whichContinue reading “AI-powered robot dog from Sony to monitor kids and elderly”

Puberty affects a girl’s cognitive ability, says study


You look yourself in the mirror and notice you are taller than you were a few weeks ago. Fuller and bigger breasts, hair in places you have never had before, the onset of periods, acne – you just wonder what I am turning into? Well, welcome to puberty girls! Puberty is that time of yourContinue reading “Puberty affects a girl’s cognitive ability, says study”

41-year-old woman dies of swine flu in Santa Clara County


A 41-year-old woman has died of swine flu in the Santa Clara County, prompting the health officials to make a public announcement on Friday, advising vaccination. Nobody younger than 65, had died of any flu strain in the US last year. The typical swine flu virus triggers a medical indication of severe pneumonia that effectsContinue reading “41-year-old woman dies of swine flu in Santa Clara County”

Show Biz is “addictive”, says Ruby Wax


In the recent HARDtalk interview given by Writer, performer and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax has talked about the addictive side of show business and why she left her career as a comedian to study neuroscience. The questions regarding her own troubled childhood were also raised during the interview and how her learning of theContinue reading “Show Biz is “addictive”, says Ruby Wax”