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uscovid may12 May 12, 2022 marked another tragic milestone in the history of the worst pandemic to have the rattled the United States, as the number of American lives that the coronavirus has claimed crossed the one million mark.

pregnancy may12 The Women's Health Protection Act, a Democrat-led legislation to codify U.S. women's reproductive rights including the right to abortion nationwide, failed to pass in the Senate after it fell short of the 60-vote threshold to avoid filibuster. All the lawmakers, except Joe Manchin, voted in party line, resulting in 49 votes in favor and 51 votes against the Bill. The Democrat Senator from West

A group planning a ballot measure to legalize the use of recreational marijuana in North Dakota said that it has received donations amounting to more than half-a-million dollars, mainly from out-of-state donors and medical pot dispensaries. The group, which is in support of legalization marijuana...

covidsummit may11 World leaders will gather virtually on Thursday for the Second Global Covid-19 Summit to consider crucial next steps in the global pandemic response. The Covid Summit will be co-chaired by the United States as first Covid Summit Chair; Belize, as CARICOM Chair; Germany, holding the G7 Presidency; Indonesia, holding the G20 Presidency; and Senegal as African Union Chair. The Summit will focus on

Research conducted by the McGill University has found higher instances of lung cancer and brain tumors among people who have been exposed to wildfires. Researchers studied over two million Canadians over a time frame of 20 years to arrive at this conclusion. The study is the first of its kind to examine...

uscoronavirus may10 The United States on Monday reported a whopping 110,182 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the total number of people that have been infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 81,976,948, as per the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.

uscoronavirus may09 The number of people hospitalized with coronavirus infection in the United States has increased by 21 percent in the last two weeks, according to the latest New York Times tally.

uscoronavirus may06 The number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States has increased by 59 percent in two weeks, according to the latest New York Times tally. The county on Thursday recorded 75,231 Covid cases and 325 deaths.

Researchers at the Stevens Institute of Technology are in the process of developing a low-cost handheld machine, which can bring down the instances of unnecessary biopsies in skin cancer cases by half. The handheld device will also offer dermatologists and other doctors' easy access to laboratory-grade...

us covid 050522 The United States on Wednesday recorded the highest daily toll in Covid cases in the last 10 weeks, indicating the intensity of the latest wave of the pandemic. The number of people infected with the virus crossed the dreaded 100,000 mark in a single day again after a recession in the pandemic was experienced across the country since late February.

antonyjblinken may05 U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has tested positive for Covid-19. 60 year-old Blinken is the second highest-ranking member in the Biden Cabinet to report being infected with the coronavirus. Vice President Kamala Harris was diagnosed with the disease late last month, and returned to work at the White House Wednesday after she was tested negative. Blinken, who was tested negative on Tuesd

A study published by researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital or MGH and published in JAMA Network Open has revealed that securing a medical marijuana card to purchase cannabis products to cure pain, anxiety or depression can lead to cannabis use disorder or CUD. The study found that in...

covidhospitalizations feb02 04may22 Amid the latest Covid surge, 62,742 new cases of coronavirus infection and 745 deaths due to the disease were recorded in the United States on Tuesday, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.

Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital or MGH have developed a treatment method, which can bring the life-saving benefits of chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy or CAR T to patients suffering from acute myeloid leukemia or AML. This is the most common form of leukemia affecting the adult...

kamalaharris may03 Vice President Kamala Harris will return to work on Tuesday at the White House after testing negative for Covid-19. The 57 year-old Vice President has been in isolation and working from her residence since she was diagnosed with coronavirus infection on April 26. Harris, who had received double booster shots of anti-coronavirus vaccine, was the highest-ranking member in the Biden Cabinet to re

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