Smallpox found in a freezer

News headlines of late appear to be more like the Onion stories, but this one is very real and somewhat startling. Apparently, a vial of smallpox was found in the freezer at a lab in Pennsylvania! Here is what is know: “The frozen vials labeled ‘Smallpox’ were incidentally discovered by a laboratory worker while cleaning … Read moreSmallpox found in a freezer

NPR reports that hospital emergency rooms across the nation are suddenly filled with sicker people than ever before who don’t have COVID-19

Except for initial hot spots like New York City, many ERs across the U.S. were often eerily empty in the spring of 2020. Terrified of contracting COVID-19, people who were sick with other things did their best to stay away from hospitals. Visits to emergency departments dropped to half their normal levels, according to the … Read moreNPR reports that hospital emergency rooms across the nation are suddenly filled with sicker people than ever before who don’t have COVID-19

School returns: Children now partake in the grand experiment

Doesn’t it seem that we’re just venturing into a great experiment with our youth? This idea for the entire year that COVID-19 would not spread amongst them will now be tested. And already schools and colleges are seeing little flareups that could lead to bigger outbreaks. Despite parents across the nation and even world hoping … Read moreSchool returns: Children now partake in the grand experiment

Deadly germs, Lost cures: A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of SecrecyThis is…

Deadly germs, Lost cures: A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy This is a scary story.. More “The man at Mount Sinai died after 90 days in the hospital, but C. auris did not. Tests showed it was everywhere in his room, so invasive that the hospital needed special cleaning equipment … Read moreDeadly germs, Lost cures: A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of SecrecyThis is…

Good news! Since 1990s, heart attacks have become less deadly, frequent for Americans

Good news! Since 1990s, heart attacks have become less deadly, frequent for Americans: Heart attack prevention and outcomes have dramatically improved for American adults in the past two decades, according to a Yale study in JAMA Network Open.  Compared to the mid-1990s, Americans today are less likely to have heart attacks and also less likely … Read moreGood news! Since 1990s, heart attacks have become less deadly, frequent for Americans

ISRAELI SCIENTISTS SAY THEY THINK THEY FOUND A CURE FOR CANCER!

“We believe we will offer in a year’s time a complete cure for cancer,” said Dan Aridor, of a new treatment being developed by his company, Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies Ltd. (AEBi), which was founded in 2000 in the ITEK incubator in the Weizmann Science Park. AEBi developed the SoAP platform, which provides functional leads to … Read moreISRAELI SCIENTISTS SAY THEY THINK THEY FOUND A CURE FOR CANCER!