A Stanford scientist’s quest to cure his son could help unravel the mystery of Covid-19 long haulers
At the height of a luminous career in genetics, Ron Davis, professor of biochemistry and genetics at Stanford University in California, switched to researching a disease that many of his colleagues had never heard of.
We have passed a year since the initial Covid-19 shutdowns. That means a year of working from home, business casual from the waist up, and staring at your colleagues’ faces in a 13-inch grid.
Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6% effective against symptomatic Covid-19, interim trial results suggest
(CNN)After criticism last year for an early rollout, Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6% effective against symptomatic Covid-19 and 100% effective against severe and moderate disease, according to an interim analysis of the vaccine’s Phase 3 trial results.
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters with British national overseas (BNO) passports now face a stark choice.
Do they take the opportunity, now open to them, to flee to the United Kingdom and start a new life?
Or do they stay and continue to try to fight for greater autonomy from China?
Concorde successor AS2 takes leap forward with vast new Florida HQ
CDC says travelers must wear masks on all forms of public transportation
(CNN)To slow the spread of Covid-19, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued late Friday an order that will require people to wear a face mask while using any form of public transportation, including buses, trains, taxis, airplanes, boats, subways or rideshare vehicles while traveling into, within and out of the US.
A vaccine against the coronavirus will be made freely available to everyone in Norway, the government has promised.
Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s government hopes that a Covid-19 vaccine will be ready to be offered to the population early in 2021, according to a government statement released on Tuesday.
Norway’s government on Tuesday said that it believes Russia was behind an August cyber attack targeting the email system of the country’s parliament.
The attack was detected in August, when Norway announced hackers had attacked the parliament’s email system, gaining access to some lawmakers’ messages.
“Based on the information the government has, it is our view that Russia is responsible for these activities,” foreign minister Ine Eriksen Søreide said in a statement.