Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Asian wet markets still ‘filthy’ despite coronavirus pandemic, PETA video shows

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.  A shocking graphic video posted on Twitter this week shows conditions in Asian “wet markets” haven’t changed despite a coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 307,000 people worldwide. The images, posted by PETA Asia, show pigs, frogs, eels,… Read More »

HHS whistleblower Bright cites safety risks in questioning coronavirus vaccine timeline

Amid widespread speculation on COVID-19 vaccine timelines, former Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) chief turned whistleblower Rick Bright, M.D., joined the skeptics discounting the idea that immunizations could be made available in 12 to 18 months.  At a House of Representatives hearing focused on Bright’s whistleblower complaint against the Trump administration, he told lawmakers current vaccine expectations require everything going… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: South Korea reports 34 new cases

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 4 million Global deaths: More than 279,300 Most cases reported: United States (over 1.3 million), Spain (over 223,500), Italy (over 218,200), United Kingdom (over 216,500), Russia (over… Read More »

Coronavirus May Reproduce in Eyes for Weeks

Information about the SARS-CoV-2 virus continues to unfold. Since this virus has never been seen before, researchers are scrambling to understand the infection and mortality rates, how it spreads and how it can be treated. Engineers from Johns Hopkins1 created an online digital database that gets updated every day with the number of confirmed cases,… Read More »

A coronavirus vaccine may arrive next year. ‘Herd immunity’ will take longer.

Anthony Fauci, the foremost infectious diseases expert in the U.S., has said a coronavirus vaccine could be available within 12 to 18 months. His timeline isn’t just ambitious; it’s unprecedented speed for a vaccine, which typically take many years of testing to make it to market. The challenges are many. Any vaccine available at such… Read More »