2020 was a promising year that many of us were impatiently expecting. Space launches, 5G and robotic innovations were some of the most-anticipated projects for this year. Until the coronavirus
Since the novel coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2) was declared a pandemic last March, there have been mixed opinions about whether or not face masks can effectively slow the spread of the virus.
Winter is coming and the current spate of Coronavirus-related news is not encouraging: the pandemic is ravaging Europe, efficient cures are still just over the horizon, and many are prophesizing
On August 24, Hong Kong scientists confirmed what appears to be “the first instance of human reinfection” with the novel coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2). The 33-year-old man was reinfected for a second
A new spate of studies has hinted at the possibility of “strong, lasting immunity” to the novel coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2) even after a mild COVID-19 infection. Powerful responses were observed in
On Tuesday August 11, Russia became the first country to approve a vaccine against the novel coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2). The news was announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin that the vaccine, called
Many scholars and world leaders in politics and industry (Pinker, Obama, Gates, etc…) have argued rightly that the human condition has improved dramatically in the period after World War II:
The cost of preventing future pandemics is a mere modicum of the amount Covid-19 is expected to cost the global economy, according to a new analysis published on 24 July
Two German studies published on 27 July in JAMA Cardiology have increased concerns about the potential negative impacts of COVID-19 on the heart, even in patients without underlying heart conditions.
This piece is the second of a two parts story by mathematician Philippe Lacoude. To read the first part, click on COVID-19 – The beginning of the end? (1) As we