"CORONAVIRUS" content on TweakTown - Page 1
The world has rarely seen a crisis as bad as what COVID-19 / coronavirus is unleashing on us. TweakTown is covering the pandemic from a scientific angle and as it relates to technology. Our latest coverage is below.
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Longest ever COVID-19 infection exceeds 500 days
A U.K. patient suffering from a persistent COVID-19 infection had it for 505 days before unfortunately dying in hospital in 2021.
UV-LED lights 'highly effective' at killing HIV and coronaviruses
Researchers from the University of Toronto Scarborough have found easily installed UV-LED lights can easily decontaminate spaces.
Brain shrinkage observed in even mild COVID-19 cases
Researchers have found additional tissue shrinkage in brain areas associated with smell in COVID-19 patients compared to normal.
WHO reports continually falling COVID cases and deaths worldwide
The World Health Organization has reported a 16% decrease in new COVID-19 cases and a 10% decrease in deaths in the last week.
Effectiveness of face masks for various viruses examined by new study
New research has shown correctly worn surgical or FFP2 masks render the risk of infection by COVID and other viruses negligible.
New study finds Ivermectin ineffective in treating severe COVID
Malaysian researchers have shown the controversial ivermectin drug is ineffective in preventing COVID-19 disease progression.
Surgical masks improperly disposed of are threatening our oceans
Surgical masks adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic pollute the ocean by the billions, releasing millions of microplastics each.
Supercomputer finds 100,000+ new viruses, including nine coronaviruses
The Serratus Project used Cloud Innovation Center services to identify over 100,000 new RNA viruses, including nine coronaviruses.
Lightning activity decreased while we were in lockdown, here's why
Research presented at the AGU Fall Meeting 2021 shows how lightning activity decreased during global lockdowns for the pandemic.
Mammals with potential to spread Covid-19, found with machine learning
A new study developed a machine learning model to help identify mammals with the potential to spread Covid-19 and other diseases.
Here's how the money from a fourth stimulus check could arrive
Lawmakers are discussing whether a fourth stimulus check is needed for struggling Americans, and here's how it could arrive to you.
India's elite rich paying $10,000+ for private jets to flee the nation
India's most richest elite people are fleeing the country on private jets as new travel restrictions come and lock into place.
In July $3,600 stimulus checks will roll out to millions of Americans
Millions of Americans will receive $3,600 in stimulus checks starting July 2020. Here's how to find out how much you will get.
We're in 'new pandemic' with 'game-changer' virus, warns top expert
One of the top epidemiologists has warned that we are almost entering a 'new pandemic', and that vaccines are the only 'good news'
White House health advisor says why we are almost in a 'new pandemic'
White House health advisor Dr. Osterholm has said the US is almost in a 'new pandemic,' and a 'fourth wave' of cases is coming.
This is the devastating reason why normal life won't return in 2021
A public warning has been issued by the global health authority about how the pandemic won't end in 2021 and the reason why.
Here's when the US will be in the darkest time of the entire pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic is going to get a whole lot worse in the United States, and this is when it will be the darkest.
WHO warns of 'pandemic fatigue', a call for action has been made
The World Health Organization has put out a new warning for what it calls 'pandemic fatigue'. A call to action has been made.
The Batman himself has COVID-19, production halted again
Matt Reeves directed 'The Batman' put on hold as titular star Robert Pattinson tests positive for COVID-19, could spell trouble.
Hollywood directors call on the public to not see 'Tenet' in theaters
Hollywood directors are publicly calling for people to not attend Christopher Nolan's new big movie called 'Tenet' due to safety.
Halo face masks become a thing, profits given to health care workers
Microsoft is now selling Halo masks, where profits will be going towards MasksforDocs, helping out in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Samsung and Logitech announce strategic partnership for the future
Samsung and Logitech get cozy over COVID-19 pandemic changing the world, forming a strategic partnership moving into the future.
Gamers ignore warning from Activision, host in-person Call of Duty LAN
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare players gathered for a LAN during COVID-19 lockdown, gets Activision's attention and is shut down.
CES 2021 will be all-digital, the entire show will be available online
CES 2021 will be an all-digital virtual event, while organizers CTA promises CES 2022 will once again be hosted in Las Vegas.
600,000 US military told they had COVID-19, but they didn't
Tricare stuffs up big time, has to apologize for sending 600,000 US military members emails saying they tested COVID-19 positive.
Here's what you need to know about the $1200 stimulus coming in August
Trump administration has another round of $1200 stimulus checks coming out to Americans, here's what you need to know about them.
McDonalds on coronavirus: 'no mask, no hamburgers' starting August 1
McDonalds now requires all customers in the US to wear a face mask over COVID-19 coronavirus: new stance is no mask, no hamburger.
Dr. Fauci says this one thing is the most important to battle COVID-19
Dr. Anthony Fauci says that everyone should be wearing face masks to protect others from coronavirus, underlining its importance.
German sniffer dogs are getting better at sniffing to detect COVID-19
Researchers in Germany are using army sniffer dogs to detect coronavirus on people, could be used in the very near future.
Dr. Fauci busted not wearing mask, social distancing at baseball game
Dr. Anthony Fauci busted at baseball game not socially distancing, not even wearing a mask sitting very close to other people.
Dr Birx warns these 11 major US cities of major COVID-19 outbreaks
Dr. Deborah Birx, the Head of the White House taskforce for coronavirus, warns 11 major US cities of impending COVID-19 outbreaks.
COVID-19 can leap 26 feet in cold meat plants, should worry all of us
Meat plants and slaughterhouses are becoming COVID-19 epicenters, where coronavirus can leap 26 feet in the right conditions.
COVID-19 infections pushing the US into even worse 'lockdown 2.0'
If you thought more COVID-19 coronavirus lockdowns weren't in our future, think again: new lockdowns are probably on the way.
This US state will fine you $1000 for not wearing COVID-19 face mask
Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser signs executive order requiring DC residents to wear COVID-19 masks outside of their homes.
CDC has changed this very important coronavirus rule for everyone
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed this coronavirus rule for everyone, and here's the differences.
You could have this new coronavirus symptom that doctors just found
A mouth rash appears in around 30% of confirmed COVID-19 patients, but the CDC doesn't list skin rashes on its COVID-19 symptoms.
Dr. Fauci says this breakthrough coronavirus drug could beat COVID-19
Dr. Anthony Fauci is confident that this new type of coronavirus drug could be available later this fall, would help Americans.
This map will show you where the anti-face mask people are in the US
3.6 million Americans have confirmed cases of coronavirus, but now you can find where all the anti-face mask people are in the US.
At least 72 NFL players test positive for COVID-19 coronavirus
The NFL Players Association announces that 72 NFL players test positive for COVID-19 coronavirus, Miami Dolphins is hit hardest.
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine: adverse reactions, severe symptoms in some
Moderna's new COVID-19 vaccine trial participants report many severe adverse reactions, 'more than half' had averse reactions.
CDC director: follow this one rule, coronavirus would end in 60 days
CDC Director Robert Redfield says that if Americans just wore a mask, then the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic would come to a halt.
Game developers are working even harder during COVID-19 pandemic
GDC polls 2500 game developers, finds out that most of them are working harder than ever during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Nancy Pelosi: $1.3 TRILLION coronavirus aid bill is 'not enough'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says that the coronavirus relief bill costing $1.3 trillion is still not enough, as the pandemic pushes.
Will you get another coronavirus check? Here's how you can find out
A new second wave of stimulus checks could go out soon, income cap could be lowered to those earning under $40,000 per year.
US coronavirus cases hit another daily record: 77,300 today alone
US sets its highest-ever one-day total for COVID-19 pandemic so far, with a record 77,300 new cases of coronavirus in the US today.
Most Americans to use COVID-19 stimulus check just to pay their bills
The new wave of COVID-19 stimulus checks to Americans will be used by most people to pay bills, as most Americans struggle.
Under 35 years old? Check yourself for these new coronavirus symptoms
Doctors find younger patients don't have a fever as a 'primary symptom' of COVID-19, anywhere near as much as 'adult patients'
Dr. Fauci's new coronavirus warning is the scariest one so far
Dr. Anthony Fauci has warned that coronavirus could rival the Spanish Flu, which killed tens of millions back in the early 1900s.
Here's what the first COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine tester has to say
The first COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine recipient, David Rach, has talked about his experience being the first participant.
Yeah so, the BUBONIC PLAGUE has reached the United States
The bubonic plague has reached the United States, with China recently having a case, which was once known as the Black Death.