The Smartest Way to Use Rapid At-Home COVID Tests

The self-administered tests are sold over the counter, holding out the promise of safer gatherings. But interpreting results requires savvy -- Read more on»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamOct 20th, 2021

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.....»»

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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 News4 hr. 21 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 News4 hr. 21 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»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News5 hr. 53 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 News5 hr. 53 min. ago

The 62 best shows on Peacock right now

Along with a growing list of originals, Peacock is also home to plenty of classic TV series as well as new ones, from sitcoms to dramas......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 54 min. ago

Best iRobot Roomba deals for December 2021

Keep your home clean without lifting a finger using a self-charging robot vacuum cleaner......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 54 min. ago

Best Staples deals and sales for December 2021

The work-from-home revolution has begun. Staples deals cover everything you need to set up the perfect home office......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 22 min. ago

Best wireless mouse deals for December 2021

Setting up a home office? We've gathered here the best wireless mouse deals you can buy right now......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 54 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 News18 hr. 54 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 News21 hr. 53 min. ago

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

11 crossovers we wish Spider-Man: No Way Home would bring to the MCU

If Spider-Man: No Way Home is really going to embrace Marvel's Multiverse, here are the crossovers we want to see when the MCU's webslinger returns......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated 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

New method gives rapid, objective insight into how cells are changed by disease

A new 'image analysis pipeline' is giving scientists rapid new insight into how disease or injury have changed the body, down to the individual cell. It's called TDAExplore, which takes the detailed imaging provided by microscopy, pairs it with a hot.....»»

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

We were at COP26. It had mixed results

The recent COP26 was eagerly awaited. Originally planned for 2020, the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was also meant to be a major step toward implementing the Paris Agreement......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021