Boston: 1900 doses of Moderna vaccine destroyed after cleaner accidentally unplugs freezer

Boston: 1900 doses of Moderna vaccine destroyed after cleaner accidentally unplugs freezer

Thousands of doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine were destroyed after a cleaner in Boston accidentally unplugged the freezer in which they were being stored. "On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, VA Boston Pharmacy staff discovered that...
Joe Biden issues executive order expanding LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections

Joe Biden issues executive order expanding LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections

President Joe Biden issued an executive order Wednesday night that will extend existing federal nondiscrimination protections to LGBTQ people. Alphonso David, president of the Human Rights Campaign, the country’s largest LGBTQ advocacy group, called it...
Rescue shaft offers hope for trapped Chinese miners (Details)

Rescue shaft offers hope for trapped Chinese miners (Details)

Rescue crews were rushing Tuesday to save up to 22 miners trapped underground for nine days after an explosion at a gold mine in China’s eastern Shandong province, state media reported. Porridge and insulation blankets...
Pfizer vaccine may prevent transmission of Covid to others, Says New Study

Pfizer vaccine may prevent transmission of Covid to others, Says New Study

Pfizer's Covid vaccine could produce a strong enough immune response to stop people who get the jab from spreading the coronavirus, a doctor in Israel has claimed. Researchers found in a small study that recipients...
Bianca Rivera, 17, saves family from house fire after they lose sense of smell due to COVID-19

Bianca Rivera, 17, saves family from house fire after they lose sense of smell...

Three Texas family members who have COVID-19 and lost their sense of smell were able to safely escape from a house fire thanks to a fourth family member who doesn’t have the virus. Bianca Rivera,...
Trump Allies Rake In Huge Fees From Pardon Seekers (Details)

Trump Allies Rake In Huge Fees From Pardon Seekers (Details)

Pardon-seekers and those lobbying on their behalf have paid allies of President Trump tens of thousands of dollars to press the president to grant clemency, The New York Times reported on Sunday. The Times, citing...
Rochelle Walensky: Incoming CDC director expects 500K COVID deaths by mid-February

Rochelle Walensky: Incoming CDC director expects 500K COVID deaths by mid-February

The incoming Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director said Sunday that she expects the U.S. will reach 500,000 COVID-19 deaths by mid-February. Rochelle Walensky, President-elect Joe Biden's named CDC director, told CBS News'...
UK Plumber James Anderson Has Helped 10,000 Vulnerable Families Fix Heating and Plumbing For FREE During Pandemic

UK Plumber James Anderson Has Helped 10,000 Vulnerable Families Fix Heating and Plumbing For...

A kind-hearted plumber has spent $77,000 during the pandemic helping thousands of vulnerable families fix their heating and plumbing for free. In 2017, James Anderson was called to a home for a second opinion and...
Dorothy Cole, oldest living Marine, dies aged 107

Dorothy Cole, oldest living Marine, dies aged 107

Dorothy “Dot” Cole, the oldest living Marine, has died. She was 107. Her daughter, Beth Kluttz, confirmed Friday that Cole died of a heart attack Jan. 7 at Kluttz’s home. https://twitter.com/Kannapolis/status/1349735548223590401? The Marine Corps recognized Cole as...
Fired Florida Data Scientist Rebekah Jones Turning Herself In After Arrest Warrant Issued

Fired Florida Data Scientist Rebekah Jones Turning Herself In After Arrest Warrant Issued

The former manager of Florida’s COVID-19 dashboard said she will turn herself in to the authorities. The state would not say what charges she faces. The state has issued an arrest warrant for ex-Florida data...
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Diana Boldman: Grandmother working at McDonald’s receives big surprise

Diana Boldman will never forget the day a Secret Santa changed her life. Just before Thanksgiving, as the hardworking 65-year-old grandmother from Idaho Falls, Idaho,...

The world’s first DNA ‘tricorder’ in your pocket (Study)

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) scientists developed the world's first mobile genome sequence analyzer, a new iPhone app called iGenomics. By pairing an iPhone...

Cancer cells hibernate to survive chemotherapy, Researchers Say

Researchers show that cancer cells hijack an evolutionary conserved program to survive chemotherapy. Furthermore, the researchers show that novel therapeutic strategies aimed at specifically...

Dr. Fauci: Theatres Could Be Safe to Open in Fall 2021

During a virtual conference presented by the Association of Performing Arts Professionals January 9, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci said he believed that theatres could...