The US has seen its biggest spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations since December

Weekly COVID-19 According to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hospitalizations across the country are up more than 10%, marking the largest percentage increase in this key indicator of the virus since December. At least 7,109 admissions of patients with the diagnosis COVID-19 were reported nationwide for the week of … Read more

COVID-19 excess mortality as measured by the Global Health Security Index

In a recent study published in BMJ Global HealthResearchers compare coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) excess mortality rates in 183 countries. Learn: Assessment of the Global Health Security Index as a predictor of COVID-19 excess mortality, standardized for under-reporting and age structure. Photo credit: ETAJOE / background COVID-19, an infectious viral disease caused by the … Read more

Is Long Vax Syndrome a Rare Side Effect of the Covid-19 Vaccine? The following is known:

While the risk of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) appears to be significantly higher after a … [+] Due to severe infection with acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), there have been reports of people getting POTS after being vaccinated against Covid-19. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved Don’t overreact … Read more

LVMH owner Bernard Arnault is reportedly visiting China after luxury spending picks up again

Hong Kong CNN — Bernard Arnault, Chairman and CEO of LVMH, has reportedly traveled to China for his first visit to the country since the end of strict Covid restrictions, after his company saw sales jump on a rapid recovery in Chinese luxury spending. The French entrepreneur is the latest in a string of prominent … Read more

US intelligence report on origins of COVID-19 dismisses some points raised by proponents of lab leak theory

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials released an intelligence report on Friday dismissing some points made by those who argue that COVID-19 leaked from a Chinese lab, instead reiterating that American intelligence agencies remain divided about how the pandemic started. The report was released at the behest of Congress, which passed legislation in March giving US … Read more