COVID

World Oldest Person Dies At 118

Lucile Randon, a French nun has died at the age of 118. She was the oldest known human to live on earth. Born in 1904, she witnessed two of the world’s most devastating wars, the first world war & the second world war. David Tavella, her nursing spokesman revealed the news of her death on Tuesday.

China COVID Cases Reaches To 900 Million

The latest covid outbreak in the country has brought utter misery and chaos to millions of people. The latest study from the University of Peking has found astonishing figures as it claims that covid cases in China have dramatically surged to 900 million. The figures are expected to touch a jaw-dropping 1 billion mark by the end of April.

Autopsies Shows Covid Stays In Human Brain For Months

Covid-19 can linger in the human brain and other body parts, for months. The autopsy of the brains of those who died from the virus showed signs of prolonged covid. Previously it was not known whether the virus can infect other parts of the human body. The new study was conducted between April 2020 to March 2021.

Third Of World’s Economy In Recession This Year, IMF Says

About a third of the world’s economy is going to be in recession this year, the IMF head warns. The news has arrived with major events taking place in the last few years. The head of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva predicted a tough year for the entire world as the world’s major economies spiral down.

Israeli Scientists Discover 100,000 New Viruses

Two Israeli scientists have unveiled 100,000 previously unknown viruses. The study has added thousands of new viruses to the list of already known viruses to science. The viruses discovered are RNA viruses, as they inject their RNA into their host’s cytoplasm. Viruses were discovered in data gathered from samples of soil, water, and other ecosystems collected from throughout the world.

Chili Pepper Could Help Recover Sense Of Taste After COVID

The Covid is almost over with some exceptions in China where it still persists. One of the things it brought was the loss of taste. Millions suffered the phenomenon across the globe. The loss of taste was and is still so fundamental to covid, such that it was the first thing a doctor or health expert would look for in an individual. A Danish study reveals that Chilli can help recover the sense of taste in such cases.

France Declares Free Condoms For 18 to 25 Year Olds

Amid growing number of sexually transmitted diseases, French president, Emmanuel Macron, has announced to provide free condoms to its citizens. People can collect them from any pharmacy around the country, according to the latest announcement on Thursday. Last year, the French government also announced that all women under 26, can have free access to birth control.

China: Schools Closed As Covid Increased In Key Province

The covid virus has once again resurfaced in an important Chinese province. The province of Guangdong is a south-eastern province located at the coasts of China. The surge in the covid cases have caused fear among the citizens and the authorities as the virus may have modified itself and caused more damage.

How Does China’s Zero Covid Policy Work?

Covid confronted our planet to a new reality for the past 3 years. Corona virus which emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan gripped the world’s biggest economies 3 years ago. China is still pursuing its strict covid policy which has been largely criticized for its economic dimension.

Study Shows Melting Glaciers May Cause Pandemics In Future

An interesting development has revealed that the recent and the future like Covid-like pandemics may have a secret hidden in climate change. Viruses in the frozen areas of the Arctic may spill over and get in contact with the population causing worldwide dangerous pandemics.