The R1 variant is the new strain of COVID-19 researchers are keeping a close eye on. The CDC identified "multiple spike protein mutations" in this variant with its capability to evade antibodies produced by the vaccine.
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- The Telegraph
“Nothing happened.” Those were the first words I heard when I woke up in a strange bed, with nine hours of memory missing. The last thing I had known, a colleague and I were out for a drink. It was 8pm, still light out, and I remember thinking how great it was that it was early enough to make it to my friend’s house for dinner.
- Washington Examiner
The United Kingdom's drug regulatory agency added a rare autoimmune nerve disorder to its list of possible COVID-19 vaccine complications.
On Oct. 20, nearly a month after Pfizer booster shots were approved for at-risk groups, the FDA has officially authorized Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters.
- National Review
NIH Admits to Funding Gain-of-Function Research in Wuhan, Says EcoHealth Violated Reporting Requirements
A top NIH official admitted that U.S. taxpayers funded gain-of-function research on bat coronaviruses in Wuhan.
- The Daily Beast
via TelegramNIZHNY NOVGOROD—A gut-wrenching video has been circulating in Russia showing a dead COVID-19 patient on his hospital bed in the town of Novouralsk, apparently neglected by nurses and doctors. In the clip, another patient—the man who posted the video—is seen running around the hospital’s empty hallways screaming at the top of his lungs in an effort to flag down medical staff to tend to the deceased. “Girls, anybody?! Nurses, doctors!,” he can be heard shouting. No one responds to his
Former U.S. president Bill Clinton addressed the public via Twitter for the first time since his recent hospitalization for a non-COVID-related infection
A team of paleontologists has described a new species of ancient sea scorpion from China that was the size of a dog even in its juvenile form. The post Giant Scorpions Used to Roam the Deadly Seas appeared first on Nerdist.
- NBC News
Vikings from Greenland — the first Europeans to arrive in the Americas — lived in a village in Canada’s Newfoundland exactly 1,000 years ago, researchers say.
Whether you have arthritis, an injury, or simply have bad knees, these knee exercises will keep them feeling strong and healthy.
Nasa's next-generation spaceship is attached to the rocket that will launch it to the Moon.
- Women's Health
Many cold and COVID-19 symptoms are similar, including runny nose, sore throat, and cough. Here's how to tell the difference between the two.
- CBS News
The tiny crab bridges an evolutionary gap that stumped scientists for years.
South Korea's first domestically built space rocket blasted off on Thursday, but failed to fully place a dummy satellite into orbit, delivering mixed results for a test launch that represents a major leap for the country's ambitious space plans. The three-stage KSLV-II Nuri rocket, emblazoned with the national flag, rose on a column of flame from its launch pad at Naro Space Center at 5 p.m. (0800 GMT).
- Associated Press
The small-town family doctor angling to become Minnesota’s next governor smiled, leaned into the camera and told his Facebook viewers that Sweden had just paused the Moderna vaccine for people under age 30 over “significant concern” about heart inflammation. The post swiftly racked up thousands of views and favorable comments — evidence of Jensen’s early success in tapping conservative anger at the Democratic strategy of trying to vaccinate, mask and social-distance America out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Messages like the video have been a key part of how Jensen, a former state senator with a reputation as a moderate before the pandemic hit, has emerged as the early frontrunner among Republicans seeking to unseat Democratic Gov. Tim Walz.
- CBS News
An amateur diver uncovered the four-foot long sword, which likely once belonged to a Crusader knight almost a millennium ago.
- Eating Well
This Is How Long You Should Exercise Each Week to Help Lower Your Risk for Cancer, According to Science
46,000 cases of cancer in America could potentially be prevented each year if we move THIS much.
@momnutritionist Cravings may be a signal that you’re not eating enough of the foods that help balance blood sugar. #dietitiansoftiktok nutritiontips #nutritionist ♬ Teddy Bears Picnic - Henry Hall Craving your favorite foods, even after you've eaten a meal, might seem like an annoying intrusion, but registered dietitian Ayat Sleymann, MS, RD, explains that having food cravings is most likely your body signaling that it didn't get the right amount of food during the day to balance blood sugar.
- USA TODAY
Robert Montgomery, a New York transplant surgeon, conducted a successful surgery that transplanted a pig's kidney into a brain-dead human
- Kansas City Star
With Medicaid expanded in Missouri, work falls on clinics that serve the uninsured to help patients enroll. Many aren’t aware they’ll now qualify.
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