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Wildfire Smoke May Increase Risk of COVID-19 Infection

Wildfire Smoke May Increase Risk of COVID-19 Infection

During the wildfire season of 2020, scientists from the Desert Research Institute discovered that the infection rates from COVID-19 drastically increased, according to reports released on July 19, 2021. In response to this, Nevada-based scientists from Carson City have begun to argue that the wildfire smoke may have been contributed to the risk of contracting […]

COVID-19 Delta Variant Highly Likely to Become Dominant Strain Globally

COVID-19 Delta Variant Highly Likely to Become Dominant Strain Globally

The highly infectious Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 — the coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19 — is reported to be active in 124 countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its prediction on Wednesday, stating it can become the dominant strain in a global setting in upcoming months; the variant is more widespread than others, […]

China Rejects World Health Organization Plan to Study COVID-19 Origin

China Rejects World Health Organization Plan to Study COVID-19 Origin

Chinese health officials have rejected the World Health Organization’s (WHO) request to conduct a second study on the origins of COVID-19. WHO wants to conduct a second review because the first did not have enough raw data since it was so early in the pandemic. However, Chinese health officials believe WHO is trying to find […]

Chicago Reinstates Restrictions on Unvaccinated Travelers From Other States

Chicago Reinstates Restrictions on Unvaccinated Travelers From Other States

After months of not having any traveler advisories, Chicago decided to reinstate travel restrictions. As of Wednesday, July 20, 2021, any unvaccinated person from Missouri, Arkansas, Nevada, Florida, Louisianna, and the U.S. Virgin Islands must provide a negative COVID-19 test 72 hours before arriving in the city or quarantine for 10 days after arrival. Each […]

Drinking Coffee May Lower One’s Risk of Arrhythmia

Drinking Coffee May Lower One’s Risk of Arrhythmia

For many decades, doctors have thought that drinking coffee could cause heart rhythm issues. They would warn their patients that caffeine might jolt their hearts into a herky-jerky heartbeat. According to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine on July 19, 2021, every cup of coffee drank by an individual — daily — could lower […]

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