PHE officials says Covid facemasks should be two or even three layers thick

Facemasks with at least two or three layers are effective at reducing the spread of Covid, a top UK health official has said. Public Health England’s Dr Susan Hopkins last night told the Downing Street press conference the ‘more layers you have the better’. The comment came in response to a question about the effectiveness … Read more

Fauci says he is worried that COVID-19 cases will plateau at 70,000 per day

Dr Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said he’s worried that cases of coronavirus will plateau around 70,000 rather than decline. On Sunday, the U.S. recorded 51,204 infections, a decline of 5.4 percent over last week. This is also the lowest figure seen since October 7, when 50,341 cases were recorded, according to … Read more

Moderna to launch trials of new booster vaccine that targets South African Covid variant

Moderna has become the first vaccine maker to develop a jab that targets the South African coronavirus variant. The Boston-based biotech has already shipped the raw materials to the US National Institutes of Health, which helped the firm study its first jab, to start human trials. Dr Anthony Fauci, America’s leading Covid expert, and his team … Read more

Moderna to launch trials of new booster vaccine that targets South African Covid variant

Moderna has become the first vaccine maker to develop a jab that targets the South African coronavirus variant. The Boston-based biotech has already shipped the raw materials to the US National Institutes of Health, which helped the firm study its first jab, to start human trials. Dr Anthony Fauci, the US’ top Covid expert, and his … Read more

Joe Biden remembers the 500,000 COVID dead at the White House

President Joe Biden acknowledged the pain of the nation on Monday as the United States marked more than 500,000 deaths from the coronavirus at a candlelit ceremony at the White House, but he also offered words of hope and healing. ‘Today we mark a truly grim heart breaking milestone,’ he said in a speech to … Read more

Joe Biden remembers the 500,000 COVID dead at the White House

President Joe Biden acknowledged the pain of the nation on Monday as the United States marked more than 500,000 deaths from the coronavirus at a candlelit ceremony at the White House, but he also offered words of hope and healing. ‘Today we mark a truly grim heart breaking milestone,’ he said in a speech to … Read more

US craze for wearing two masks at the same time is backed by health chiefs

US craze for wearing two masks at the same time is backed by health chiefs who say that it could reduce the potential spread of coronavirus particles Trend for double-masking – wearing two masks at same time – began in America President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris both seen wearing two And last … Read more