Colorado Governor Jared Polis confirmed Tuesday that a man in his 20s with no travel history has tested positive for the new COVID-19 strain B.1.1.7, which was first identified in the UK. The affected individual is in isolation for recovery while officials conduct contact tracing.More
In the final World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 press conference of the year, on Monday, senior officials warned that the virus is “not necessarily the big one”, and that there is a real chance of another, more serious pandemic spreading across the world.
In a press release, All Elite Wrestling (AEW) announced on their website that pro-wrestler Jonathan Huber, also known as Brodie Lee, passed away.
Vice President Pence announced Friday that uniformed members of the US Space Force (USSF) will be called “Guardians” on the first anniversary of the force’s founding. The force said it was a yearlong process to pick a name for its members that involved hundreds of submissions.
On Sunday morning, the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines were packed into trucks, departing for distribution from Pfizer’s manufacturing facility near Kalamazoo, Michigan. The vaccines, shipped by FedEx and UPS, are expected to arrive in all 50 US states on Monday.
Charley Pride, country music’s first Black star whose rich baritone on such hits as “Kiss an Angel Good Morning” helped sell millions of records and made him the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died. He was 86.
The US Food and Drug Administration approved an emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, clearing the way for the distribution of the drug across the country.
On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission and 48 state attorneys general launched twin lawsuits against Facebook for alleged antitrust violations. New York Attorney General Letitia James, who leads the coalition of states suing Facebook, released a statement: “Facebook has used its monopoly power to crush smaller rivals and snuff out competition, all at the expense of everyday users.”
A year after the COVID-19 pandemic began in Wuhan, China, the United Kingdom has been the first western country to start Pfizer-BioNTech vaccinations.
Former US presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have volunteered to get their COVID-19 vaccines on camera once it’s been deemed safe by the Food and Drug Administration in an effort to gain trust from Americans who are hesitant about the vaccine’s safety. “I promise you that when it’s been made for people who are less at risk, I will be taking it,” Obama said. “I may end up taking it on TV or having it filmed, just so that people know that I trust this science.” The United Kingdom announced a major step in its race
A COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford and British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca was found to have an average efficacy rate of 70 percent following a large-scale trial.
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Pfizer and BioNTech say their vaccine is ‘95% effective’ and has passed safety checks.
New York City’s school buildings will be shutting down Thursday, Nov. 19 as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the metropolis.
When I was 12-years old, I started watching WWE Smackdown every Thursday night. The World Wrestling Entertainment (then Federation) and WCW (World Championship Wrestling) were the big two companies of professional wrestling.
On Monday the US Department of Justice (DOJ) charged Russian hackers in the worldwide cyberattack that included the French election and Winter Olympics.