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Biden names members of COVID-19 advisory task force; taps BARDA whistleblower Rick Bright

President-elect Joe Biden hit the ground running Monday morning with an announcement of his transition team’s COVID-19 advisory board.  The advisory board will be co-chaired by public health experts including Rick Bright, a vaccine expert and the former...

Early Data Shows Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine is 90% Effective

Pfizer and its partner BioNTech, has released promising interim data from the Phase III COVID-19 vaccine trial. The data suggest a 90% efficacy rate for the vaccine. Initially, the plan was to conduct...

Joe Biden elected 46th president of United States, after sealing 270 Electoral College Votes

The Associated Press declared the former vice president Joe Biden as the winner of his native Pennsylvania at 11:25 a.m. EST. With his victory, Kamala Harris becomes the first woman to be elected vice president. She's also the...

US COVID-19 tops daily record of 114,000 new cases

Yesterday, the US set an alarming record for the number of new coronavirus cases in a single day, recording more than 100,000 cases of the deadly virus. According to a NYT tally, the US...

Fauci predicts the US on track for ‘a whole lot of hurt’ from COVID-19 this winter

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warned that the United States is primed to experience "a whole lot of hurt" as winter approaches due to the potential for surging coronavirus cases...

Germany and France announce new lockdowns as COVID-19 spikes in Europe

Germany and France are the two latest countries to announce new lockdown measures Wednesday as new COVID-19 cases in Europe spiked to record levels. German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced a four-week shutdown for restaurants, bars,...

Eli Lilly Drug Fails in COVID-19 hospitalization trials

Eli Lilly said its investigational monoclonal antibody bamlanivimab -- one of the agents used in treating former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, has failed to improve outcomes in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. The ACTIV-3 clinical...

US Treasury Sanctions Iranian Entities for Attempted Election Interference

The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five Iranian entities for attempting to influence elections in the United States after an email campaign attempting to intimidate Democratic voters, the Trump administration blacklisted...

FDA approves Gilead’s drug antiviral drug, Remdesivir as a coronavirus treatment

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences’ antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for the coronavirus. In May, the FDA granted the drug an emergency use authorization, allowing hospitals and doctors to...

Ireland Re-Enters Full Lockdown as COVID-19 second wave hits EU

As countries loosen restrictions, Ireland will clamp down in an effort to curb infections during the second wave of COVID. Ireland will implement its highest level restrictions, from midnight starting on this week. The country is the...
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One-Hundred-And-Fifty New Yorkers Overcome Homelessness and Secure Full-Time Employment

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BioBiz: Experimental rectal cancer immunotherapy successful in small study;

A paper in the New England Journal of Medicine describes how an early trial for a drug to treat rectal cancer at...

New Podcast Takes Aim at the Subject of UFOs with a Mystery Guest from the Military Intelligence Community

Faith Reason and Geekdom covers the wide world of news and social topics from a different perspective and appeals to those who are generally...

Bit Origin Limited Intends to Invest in an Operator of a Cryptocurrency Mining Site in Macon, Georgia

Bit Origin Limited, an emerging publicly traded (ticker BTOG), growth company engaged in crypto mining business with diversified expansion strategies, announced that...

Elon Musk to Acquire Twitter

Twitter, Inc. made it official, it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an entity wholly owned by Elon Musk,...