US tops 500,000 coronavirus deaths, matching the toll of 3 wars

The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. topped 500,000 Monday, all but matching the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and Vietnam combined. The lives lost, as recorded by Johns Hopkins University, are about equal to the population of Kansas City, Missouri, and greater than that of Miami; Raleigh, North Carolina; or Omaha, Nebraska. And despite the […]

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No evidence Colorado health department illegally altered COVID-19 death certificates, DA finds

A Colorado district attorney announced Tuesday that he found no evidence that the state’s health department illegally altered or falsified the death certificates of COVID-19 patients at a Centennial nursing home. Last month, Rep. Mark Baisley alleged the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment falsified the number of people who have died from COVID-19 amid reports that the agency […]

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World reaches 400,000 virus deaths, 6.9 million infections as pope urges caution

BARCELONA, Spain — The confirmed global death toll from the COVID-19 virus reached at least 400,000 fatalities on Sunday, a day after the government of Brazil broke with standard public health protocols by ceasing to publish updates of the number of deaths and infections in the hard-hit South American country. Worldwide, at least 6.9 million people have been infected by […]

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A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses

Confronting an Ebola outbreak spiraling out of control in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization announced plans on Tuesday to change its vaccination strategy, offering smaller doses and eventually introducing a second vaccine. The outbreak, which has lasted nine months, has now claimed more than 1,000 lives. Rebel groups have attacked health care centers or medical teams […]

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Giada De Laurentiis, 48, Is Latest Star Over 40 to Slay on the Beach

Celebrities don’t mess when it comes to beach bodies! And age has very little impact on the amazing abs and toned physiques of these stars over 40. A-lister actresses and singers like Gabrielle Union Opens a New Window. , Gwen Stefani Opens a New Window.  and Jennifer Lopez Opens a New Window. set the bar high. And others including reality star […]

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‘Science is not ready’: China scientist’s gene editing slammed as unethical, dangerous

The Chinese scientist who says he helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies is being slammed by his own university, as well as scientists around the world, for unethical conduct. He Jiankui said twin girls born earlier this month have altered DNA to help resist any possible future infection of HIV. The research hasn’t been independently verified or peer reviewed, […]

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