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Silica-Silver Plastic Film Kills Coronavirus on Contact

Silica-Silver Plastic Film Kills Coronavirus on Contact

  SAO PAULO, Brazil, February 13, 2021 (ENS) – A plastic film that can deactivate 99.99 percent of the virus that causes COVID-19 in 15 minutes has been released by an international team of companies and universities from Brazil and...

 

Dreams During Pandemic Reveal Fear, Mental Suffering

Dreams During Pandemic Reveal Fear, Mental Suffering

  SAO PAULO, Brazil, February 10, 2021 (ENS) – Amid the isolation imposed by COVID-19, the brain resorts to dreams in an effort to metabolize the intense emotions experienced during the day and assimilate experiences that favor survival...

 

Living Near Trees Prevents Blood Vessel Damage

Living Near Trees Prevents Blood Vessel Damage

  ROCKVILLE, Maryland, January 21, 2021 (ENS) – Living near an abundance of green plants and trees can offset the negative effects of air pollution on blood vessel health, according to a first-of-its-kind study published ahead of...

 

UK Rolls Out New Vaccine, But Lockdown Ordered

UK Rolls Out New Vaccine, But Lockdown Ordered

  LONDON, UK, January 4, 2021 (ENS) – The first vaccinations using the Oxford University/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine were given today to members of the British public as the National Health Service expands COVID-19 vaccination...

 

Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Nearly 95% Effective

Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Nearly 95% Effective

  CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, November 16, 2020 (ENS) – Moderna, a Massachusetts biotechnology company pioneering therapeutics and vaccines, today announced that its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, mRNA-1273, has been rated 94.5 percent...

 

Pfizer 1st With COVID Vaccine, Claims Over 90% Efficacy

Pfizer 1st With COVID Vaccine, Claims Over 90% Efficacy

  NEW YORK, New York, November 11, 2020 (ENS) – Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is the first company to announce a successful vaccine candidate that is safe and effective in preventing COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus...

 

Calling All Film-Makers

Calling All Film-Makers

  By Georgia Seidman GENEVA, Switzerland, November 9, 2020 (ENS) – The opportunity has arrived for young film-makers to submit an original short film to the second Health for All Film Festival sponsored by the World Health Organization,...

 

Virus Quarantines World Health Organization Chief

Virus Quarantines World Health Organization Chief

  GENEVA, Switzerland, November 2, 2020 (ENS) – The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is in quarantine tonight as he has been exposed to the coronavirus he has been battling every day...

 

COVID Virus Lives 28 Days on Money, Cellphone Screens

COVID Virus Lives 28 Days on Money, Cellphone Screens

  GEELONG, Victoria, Australia, October 13, 2020 (ENS) – The virus responsible for COVID-19 can survive for up to 28 days on common surfaces including banknotes, glass items such as cellphone screens, and stainless steel. Researchers...

 

Back at White House, Infected Trump Tears Off His Mask

Back at White House, Infected Trump Tears Off His Mask

  WASHINGTON, DC, October 5, 2020 (ENS) – President Donald Trump returned to the White House Monday evening aboard his helicopter just before seven, and his first actions alarmed health professionals. On the Truman Balcony of the...

 

President Trump Hospitalized for COVID-19 Treatment

President Trump Hospitalized for COVID-19 Treatment

  WASHINGTON, DC, October 4, 2020 (ENS) – President Donald Trump is in a military hospital under treatment for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. A statement from the president’s physician Sean Conley, DO,...

 

Dogs Trained to Sniff Out Coronavirus Could Start in July

Dogs Trained to Sniff Out Coronavirus Could Start in July

  PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, May 6, 2020 (ENS) – Scent detection dogs are being trained to discriminate between samples from COVID-19 positive and COVID-19 negative patients under a new research initiative at the University of Pennsylvania’s...

 

Global Vaccine Telethon Raises $8 Billion Without USA

Global Vaccine Telethon Raises $8 Billion Without USA

  BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 5, 2020 (ENS) – To battle the deadly coronavirus, six countries, the European Commission and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Monday pledged billions in new funding to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. The...

 

New York State Recruits Army of Virus Contact Tracers

New York State Recruits Army of Virus Contact Tracers

  ALBANY, New York, May 4, 2020 (ENS) – Amid the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic that has hit New York harder than any other state, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that New York’s contact tracing pilot program,...

 

Virus Warriors Get Lab Supplies, 3D Printers, Food, Shoes

Virus Warriors Get Lab Supplies, 3D Printers, Food, Shoes

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 30, 2020 (ENS) – With the number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide reaching 3,090,445 today and deaths amounting to 217,769 and rising, the world is still caught in the grip of this deadly virus that...

 

Global Collaboration Accelerates New COVID-19 Weapons

Global Collaboration Accelerates New COVID-19 Weapons

  GENEVA, Switzerland, April 24, 2020 (ENS) – The World Health Organization, heads of government, health officials, philanthropists, and the private sector partnered Friday in a collaboration to speed the development and production...

 

Race for a Virus Shield: 50 Vaccines in Development

Race for a Virus Shield: 50 Vaccines in Development

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 1, 2020 (ENS) – Vaccine researchers around the world are laser-focused on developing a vaccine to defeat COVID-19, the deadly disease caused by the novel coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China in December....

 

WHO: Threat of Global Coronavirus Pandemic ‘Very Real’

WHO: Threat of Global Coronavirus Pandemic ‘Very Real’

  GENEVA, Switzerland, March 11, 2020 (ENS) – “Over the weekend we crossed 100,000 reported cases of COVID-19 in 100 countries,” World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a global media...

 

Virus Deaths Top 1,000 As China Goes Back to Work

Virus Deaths Top 1,000 As China Goes Back to Work

  BEIJING, China, February 10, 2020 (ENS) – Chinese authorities are “carefully balancing” efforts to control the novel coronavirus epidemic and minimize its impact on the economy as millions of people headed back to work...

 

Coronavirus Declared Worldwide Public Health Emergency

Coronavirus Declared Worldwide Public Health Emergency

  GENEVA, Switzerland, January 31, 2020 (ENS) – The Director-General of the World Health Organization, WHO, has declared that the outbreak of the novel Wuhan coronavirus 2019-nCoV constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International...

 
 
 
 

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