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Germany Considers a Full Covid Lockdown and Mandatory Vaccines

Germany is set to decide on tougher Covid-19 restrictions and could even opt for a full lockdown amid record daily infections and mounting pressure on hospitals. From a report: Olaf Scholz, Germany's chancellor-designate, said Wednesday that the Covi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotNov 25th, 2021

Elden Ring Is Full Of Neat Little Details, Like Leaving Your Character’s Individual Toeprints In The Sand

Elden Ring features a lot of detail in even the smallest of things, such as leaving individual toeprints in the sand. The post Elden Ring Is Full Of Neat Little Details, Like Leaving Your Character’s Individual Toeprints In The Sand appeared fi.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News37 min. ago

How Science Will Solve the Omicron Variant’s Mysteries

So far, panic about the mysterious new Covid variant has outpaced actual information. Here’s what scientists around the world are trying to uncover......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News37 min. ago

COVID has had an impact on academics" well-being

The COVID pandemic has had a considerable impact on academics' work and well-being. They have had much less time to spend on their research. The Young Academy and the Dutch Network of Women Professors have conducted research into how the situation ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News37 min. ago

Judge blocks Biden vaccine rule, citing “liberty interests of the unvaccinated”

Republican AGs win order blocking vaccine mandate for Medicare/Medicaid providers. Enlarge / President Joe Biden speaks about the authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 on November 03, 2021 in Washington, DC. (cre.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

WHO Says Omicron Has Been Found in 23 Countries Across the World

The World Health Organization said Wednesday that 23 countries across the world have reported cases of the highly mutated omicron Covid-19 variant. From a report: "At least 23 countries from five of six WHO regions have now reported cases of omicron.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 37 min. ago

Advertising in the pandemic: How companies used COVID as a marketing tool

At the start of the pandemic, consumers were bombarded with a new and hastily constructed form of advertising. In those "uncertain times," customers were promised, they could rely on their favorite brands for help......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 5 min. ago

"Digitally literate" Gen Z and Millennials" pandemic experience shaped by social media

Younger people's experience of the COVID-19 pandemic was shaped by their savvy use of social media platforms, navigating mis- and dis-information, subjective content loops, big-tech algorithms and emerging "splinter platforms," a new University of Me.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 5 min. ago

How the New Antiviral Pills Help Thwart COVID

A drug made by Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics—which an FDA panel recently greenlit—and one made by Pfizer work in different ways, but both prevent the virus from replicating -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News6 hr. 37 min. ago

CT uncovers bone disease in Tyrannosaurus rex jaw

Researchers in Germany identified bone disease in the fossilized jaw of a Tyrannosaurus rex using a CT-based, nondestructive imaging approach, according to a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North Ameri.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 37 min. ago

UN migration agency: COVID has "radically altered" mobility

The U.N. migration agency says the coronavirus pandemic has "radically altered" mobility around the world, projecting in a new report that the growth in the number of international migrants is likely to remain weaker as long as travel and other restr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 37 min. ago

Best Chromebook deals for December 2021

Whether you want a compact laptop to enjoy some entertainment on the go, or you need a no-nonsense machine for school or work, we've smoked out the best cheap Chromebook deals -- from full-sized laptops to 2-in-1 convertibles -- that won't cost you a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Womp, womp: Efficacy of Merck’s Thor-inspired COVID pill crumbles, vexing experts

FDA advisors voted 13-to-10 in favor of authorization given risks and modest benefits. Enlarge / A Merck sign stands in front of the company's building on October 2, 2013, in Summit, New Jersey. (credit: Getty | Kena Betancur).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 37 min. ago

Report indicates that English learners face severe inequities and substandard conditions in New Jersey schools

English learners in New Jersey public schools, already facing inadequate supports and a lack of attention, missed out on critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report that a Rutgers faculty member helped edit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 37 min. ago

Labor board orders a do-over in Amazon warehouse union election

Initial union election failed by a wide margin earlier this year. Enlarge / An Amazon warehouse in Germany on April 2, 2020. (credit: Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | Getty Images) A regional official at the National Labor.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Moderna CEO Says Vaccines Likely Less Effective Against Omicron

The head of drugmaker Moderna said COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against the Omicron variant of the coronavirus as they have been previously, sparking fresh worry in financial markets about the trajectory of the pandemic. From a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Athletes need thorough tests after long COVID, study finds

Athletes returning to training following long COVID should undergo a series of tests and seek regular advice from a multi-disciplinary team of specialists to ensure they are fit to resume exercise, according to a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Two-meter COVID-19 rule is "arbitrary measurement" of safety

A new study has shown that the airborne transmission of COVID-19 is highly random and suggests that the two-metre rule was a number chosen from a risk 'continuum', rather than any concrete measurement of safety......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Severe COVID-19 patients suffer alterations on their tissue microcirculation, study finds

Researchers report that severe COVID-19 patients have alterations in their microcirculation associated with the degree of severity of the disease. The results suggest that there is significant endothelial impairment......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Social stress key to population"s rate of COVID-19 infection, study finds

Mathematicians have analysed global COVID-19 data to identify two constants which can drastically change a country's rate of infection......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Dauntless PS5 Trophies Revealed In Full, Has 37+ More Than PS4 Version

Check out the full list of Dauntless PS5 Trophies ahead of the game's launch on Sony's latest home console this Thursday. The post Dauntless PS5 Trophies Revealed In Full, Has 37+ More Than PS4 Version appeared first on PlayStation Universe. Fr.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021