Too much coffee could increase your risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to an Australian study. The study found that long-term, heavy consumption of coffee increased the amount of lipids or fats in the body, which eventually increases the risk of CVD.
Rush Limbaugh, a famous American radio personality and conservative political commentator, died Wednesday after battling stage IV lung cancer. He was 70. Earlier this month, he announced he had to undergo treatment for episodes of shortness of breath.
Theoretical biologist Bette Korber of Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico has identified a new recombinant in which two strains of the coronavirus merged into a heavily hybrid version of the virus. Although the implications of the recombinant are unclear, it suggests that we may enter into a new phase of the pandemic.
Bill Gates has recently told Justin Rowlatt, Chief Environment Correspondent, that solving the COVID pandemic is very, very easy than climate change. He said it is important for governments to step in to solve climate change issues using innovative technologies.
An Israeli study has found that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is 94% effective in preventing the COVID-19 infection. Clalit Health Services, one of four state-mandated healthcare service providers, said the vaccine showed a 94% reduction in the rate of infection and a 92% decrease in the rate of severe COVID illness.
On Thursday, President Joe Biden announced that his administration has secured deals for another 200 million doses of the COVID vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna. He said this deal will help the nation to get over 600 million doses, which would be enough to vaccinate more than 300 million Americans.