It has been three months since the latest coronavirus made its inception and started creating havoc on the human race. Originated in Wuhan, the novel virus has moved with extreme prejudice and speed as it has now managed to infect countries around the world, with some exceptions. It has spread across 460,000 souls at the time of writing showing no promise heading toward demise. Here is a glance of the countries that have been infected and the remedies that they are taking to adjust the way of life: United Kingdom: The UK has been the hotbed for Europe as cases have increased drastically in a month putting the death toll at 465 in England while Scotland and Wales reporting 22 and 7 lives lost respectively. As of 9 am on Wednesday (GMT), 1500 additional cases have been discovered. Fra
Elections can be already tacky and disastrous. Throw in a rising epidemic into the already chaotic mix and you have a recipe for disaster. With growing concerns regarding the novel COVID-19, officials in Super Tuesday states were already issuing certain concerns proactively asking voters that it is completely safe to come out and vote. Millions of people are expected to cast in their votes in 14 states, including some of the states that the virus has already been incepted. John Gardner, the assistant registrar for voters in Solano County, California quoted, that they have made provisions for an extra voting sector where the virus is suspected of being running rampant. The following provision will make sure that the voters don’t even have to get out of their cars in order to vote if they d
China has finally opened the doors for their on-again/off-again ally, the U.S to help with their outbreak as they claimed it has finally gotten out of hand. WHO will be leading the charge against the novel coronavirus as it intended to from a long time ago. The WHO has declared the battle chest for the ongoing outbreak and as expected it is huge, a sum of $675 Million dollars has been declared by the WHO to put up a fair fight. “My biggest worry is that there are countries today who do not have the systems in place to detect people who have contracted with the virus, even if it were to emerge,” said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. “Urgent support is needed to bolster weak health systems to detect, diagnose and care for people with the virus, to prevent further huma
Ever thought that a novel epidemic can affect the stock market? Well, think again. The coronavirus has now affected 213 poor souls with the official cases rising to 10,000 as the World Health Organization declaring it a national emergency on Thursday. While it has an indirect effect due to lower trading with China, European stocks closed lower on Friday after the first two cases surfaced in the U.K. The pan-European Stoxx 600 ended 1% lower with the basic resources falling 1.7% across all the lead losses as all major sectors in trading were balancing in the red. Losses for European markets were deepened as initial GDP losses were estimated lower than usual during the fourth quarter of 2019. Core inflation slowed further growth of the economy as indicated by the European Central Bank. A q...
The new coronavirus has tagged the United States of America as their latest state in a long list victim being penetrated by the latest virus strain to engulf the human civilization. Coronavirus has already claimed 80 souls in Wuhan with around 3,000 reported cases all around the world. A report estimates that around 6 million people traveled from Wuhan during the Lunar New Year which is construed as the place of the virus’s inception. In the latest report submitted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that 2 confirmed cases of the novel virus in the U.S. bringing the spread of the virus to five, across the states. In many cases, the virus was said to be spreading through a sole animal-to-human mode of transmission. However, the latest discoveries of subjects i
More than 75,000 pounds of packaged salad has been recalled after 17 people in eight states got infected with the disease. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Wednesday that 17 people had been infected with E.coli in eight states but no death has occurred. Initially, the CDC said that it suspected Ready Pac Foods Bistro Chicken Caesar Salad as the cause of the outbreak. The agency reported that it found E. coli in a sealed package of the salad in one of the sick person’s home. The patient lives in Maryland, one of the eight states where the outbreak occurred. However, patients in other States have not reported eating the same brand of salad, the CDC reports. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday said that over 75,000 pounds of packaged salad have
Science says Marijuana offers little or no benefit for treating anxiety and depression New research has revealed that marijuana is unhelpful in treating mental health issues. In the past, there was no substantive research on marijuana treatments for mental health problems such as anxiety and depression. This study has confirmed that the benefits are non-existent. Medical marijuana is therapeutic for some health conditions like seizures. However, it doesn’t do much for mental health issues. The research reviewed 83 studies The research was conducted from 83 studies on synthetic marijuana, medical marijuana, and other marijuana-derived products. Dr, Brian Barnett said the study also considered the use of marijuana in treating several other psychotic disorders. However, it didn't revea
A recent study reveals that unclassified bacteria in the Bacteroidales family may be linked to bowel cancer. Cancer has become increasingly common in recent years and medical scientists are not closer to a permanent cure or vaccine for cancer. However, cancer research is still devoted to studying the disease to find the cause, prevention, and cure. Recently, a study on bowel cancer revealed that individuals who have a specific type of bacteria in their bowel are more predisposed to cancer of the bowel than those who do not have it. A Review of the Bowel Cancer Study Several organs in the human body have a collection of bacteria, fungi and viruses called the microbiome. This microbiome plays a key role in an individual's susceptibility to disease. One of the researchers, Kaitlin Wade,...
Daylight Saving time is coming in a few days and it may affect your health This weekend, the clocks will fall back by one hour when daylight saving time ends. This gives Americans a feeling of an extra hour which could affect their health negatively. Timothy Morgenthaler, the co-director of Mayo Clinic of the Center for Sleep Medicine commented about the controversy that follows the daylight saving time concept in 2018. There have been debates about whether it has outlived its usefulness or not. Morgenthaler reviewed 100 medical papers to date all related to the effect of the time change on the health of Americans. How daylight saving affects your health Morgenthaler said that losing or gaining any sleep will affect sleep patterns no matter how small. The changes may be more notable in