Covid-19

COVID-19 and the brain – Early research suggests even mild cases may have negative impact

Overview: Scary! Although the data isn't conclusive, preliminary findings suggest COVID-19 could, whether temporarily or permanently, age our brains. And that's not a good thing because as we age, our thought processes, much like our physical abilities, diminish. Do believe you have brain fog due to...

FACT Check: Did half of CDC, NIH, and FDA employees refuse the COVID-19 shots?

Did half of CDC, NIH, and FDA employees refuse the COVID-19 shots?The answer should be obvious in the title itself… The National Institutes of HEALTH, Center for DISEASE CONTROL Control, and the Federal DRUG Administration?There would be no vaccines given to the general public if employees...

Does federal law prohibit employers and other institutions from requiring the COVID-19 vaccine?

Does federal law prohibit employers and other institutions from requiring the COVID-19 vaccine? ANSWERAccording to a list maintained by The Chronicle of Higher Education, more than 200 colleges and universities are “requiring [COVID-19] vaccines of at least some students or employees” ahead of the fall semester....

COVID-related deaths in U.S. counties underestimated by 20%, study estimates

BOSTON, Mass. — To this point, doctors say COVID-19 is responsible for nearly 600,000 American deaths. Unfortunately, researchers from Boston University warn many related deaths are going unnoticed. Their findings reveal death certificates may not be properly attributing up to 20 percent of COVID-related deaths during...

Dr. Fauci popularity / approval rating: 71% of Trumpers insist he hurt America

Per a new Yahoo! News/YouGov poll, 71% of Trump supporters think Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the chief medical advisor to the president who guided America through tough times in 2020 and early 2021, ultimately...

Vaccine opposition closely mirrors Trump vote by state

Of the 20 states with the highest rates of unwillingness to get vaccinated, Trump won 19. Of the 20 states with the lowest rates of vaccine unwillingness, Biden won 18. State-level vaccine results are based on 144,268 survey interviews conducted between April 11 – May 10,...

Pandemic pet names: COVID has heavy influence

Many pet dogs and cats born or adopted in 2020 have been tagged with pandemic-related names by their owners, according to a recent poll by Rover, the world's largest pet sitting / dog walking service. "Generally what we see is what is going on in the...

Over 80 percent of Japanese oppose Olympics this summer: Poll

More than 80 percent of Japanese oppose hosting the virus-postponed Olympics this year, a new poll published Monday showed, less than 10 weeks before the Tokyo Games. The latest survey comes after Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency Friday as the nation battles a fourth...

Bald men more than twice as likely to develop severe COVID-19 infection

LUGANO, Switzerland — There are plenty of risk factors which place people in greater danger from COVID-19. From old age, to obesity, to heart and respiratory issues, the list seems to grow all the time. Now, scientists say the gene which leads to male hair loss...

Unvaccinated Americans more comfortable returning to public activities than those with one dose

Adults who have received at least one dose are less likely to eat in a restaurant, travel abroad or go to the gym than their unvaccinated peers Being vaccinated against COVID-19 has given some Americans the confidence to return to many aspects of their pre-pandemic lives....