Coronavirus death toll surpass one million worldwide

The world’s coronavirus death toll has surpassed one million with the US, Brazil, and India making nearly half of the total, according to Johns Hopkins University, within 10 months after new began to emerge about mysterious cases of viral pneumonia in Wuhan, China. As the testing rates in many countries remain low with the virus-related…

New era for Prostate cancer treatment

New Precision medicine for treating advanced prostate cancer has been called a “breakthrough” by a leading cancer charity. Olaparib and Ipatasertib have the potential to become the first precision medicines for advanced prostate cancer, according to research presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology’s Virtual Congress 2020. These medicines allow doctors to select the…

30 million people infected by COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus surpasses 30 million cases and 945, 166 deaths affecting 213 countries and territories around the world, and 2 international conveyances. “We must keep on protecting each other “Wash your hands, cover your face, Make space if you have symptoms book a test”,  according to NHS UK. The main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are a…

Grenfell Fire: Harley Facades were confused by Fire safety rules

The Fire safety guidance for what materials could be used on Grenfell Tower was confusing, according to the director of the cladding company which installed the cladding has told an inquiry which is in its second phase. Ray Bailey, director of Harley Facades said there was “ quite widespread” confusion in the building industry at…

Weed fallen on the back of a drone

Activists seeking to legalise cannabis in Israel dropped via a drone several hundreds of packets of the drug in Tel Aviv after they promised free marijuana on social media. Passers-by managed to collect a few of the bags before police arrived according to the Maariv News website. The footage showed people walking through busy traffic…

Chinese vaccine granted patent for authorisation

China is now the newest country in the world following the footsteps of Russia to register its novel vaccine for Covid-19 produced by CanSino biopharmaceutical firm. Chinese authorities granted the patent after studies proved that the vaccine prototype concurred with creative and intellectual property bases set by Beijing officials. The Chinese vaccine titled Ad5-nCOV was…

UK signs for 90 million virus vaccine doses

    The UK government has signed a deal for a further 90 million coronavirus vaccine with the Belgian Pharmaceutical company Janssen and the US biotech company Novavax.  This brings the tally of UK orders for six experimental vaccines to 340 million doses including 100 million doses of  Adenovirus vaccines by Oxford University/ AstraZeneca, 30…

Barbie masks

French designer Anne Sophie Cochevelou has been designing extravagant face coverings adorned with anything she can find from the Barbies to Pokeman toys. She wants to inspire people to get more fun and creative with their masks.