Infectious diseases

Can you still get Covid-19 after having the vaccine?

2 hours ago   |   The Independent

Pfizer is 95 per cent effective in preventing Covid-19 disease and Moderna is 94 per cent effective in preventing Covid-19 disease
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Woman, 76, gets her voice back after scientists used Tipping Point appearance to reconstruct voice

Woman, 76, gets her voice back after scientists used Tipping Point appearance to reconstruct voice

3 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Helen Whitelaw, 76, appeared on ITV's Tipping Point in 2019, winning almost £3,000. A year later, she was diagnosed with motor neurone disease, which makes speech slurred.
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Obesity causes more avoidable heart disease deaths each year than smoking

Obesity causes more avoidable heart disease deaths each year than smoking

4 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

There are about 31,000 avoidable deaths from heart disease due to obesity each year in the UK - compared with around 21,000 caused by smoking.
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Man, 21, left fighting for life after energy drink habit left him suffering heart failure

5 hours ago   |   The Sun


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99.992% of fully vaccinated people have dodged COVID, CDC data shows

99.992% of fully vaccinated people have dodged COVID, CDC data shows

5 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Residents wait in an observation area after receiving Covid-19 vaccines at a vaccination site in Richmond, California on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Cases of COVID-19...
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Delta CEO Ed Bastian declares 'it's absolutely safe to sit in the middle seat' in defiance of CDC suggesting airlines should block them

Delta CEO Ed Bastian declares 'it's absolutely safe to sit in the middle seat' in defiance of CDC suggesting airlines should block them

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Delta Air Lines is holding firm on its commitment to end a year-long middle seat block despite a newly released report from the Centers for Disease...
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WATCH: Maxine Waters erupts at Jim Jordan and tells him to 'respect the chair and shut your mouth' during COVID-19 hearing

WATCH: Maxine Waters erupts at Jim Jordan and tells him to 'respect the chair and shut your mouth' during COVID-19 hearing

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement California Rep. Maxine Waters erupted at Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan on Thursday while the Republican lawmaker was berating Dr. Anthony Fauci during a House...
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Here's what would happen if all insects on Earth disappeared

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Following is a transcript of the video. Narrator: Humans might have built civilizations, but insects own the world. After all, over half of all known...
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Rapid Covid testing in England may be scaled back over false positives

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Exclusive: leaked emails seen by the Guardian show ‘urgent need for decisions' on asymptomatic testing Senior government officials have raised “urgent” concerns about the mass...
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What is a lateral flow Covid test and how accurate is it?

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

People in England are now able to take the free rapid tests twice a week - but experts have raised concerns Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage...
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New Apple Fitness+ update adds workouts for pregnant and elderly users

New Apple Fitness+ update adds workouts for pregnant and elderly users

Apple is updating its Fitness+ service with new types of workouts, including programs designed for pregnant and elderly users. The new “Workouts for Pregnancy” program offers... Read more ...

Life's a Bitche as the European Union seeks to bounce back from Sofagate

Life's a Bitche as the European Union seeks to bounce back from Sofagate

Welcome to Declassified, a weekly column looking at the lighter side of politics. The EU is back, baby! The bloc has had a shocking year so far. The vaccination rollout has... Read more ...

Lauren Boebert says adding Supreme Court judges is an 'act of political...

Lauren Boebert says adding Supreme Court judges is an 'act of political terrorism'

Summary List Placement Controversial Colorado lawmaker Lauren Boebert has landed herself in hot water again. In a tweet , the freshman congresswoman criticized a move by House... Read more ...

Robinhood 'experiencing issues with crypto trading,' sparking users' outrage...

Robinhood 'experiencing issues with crypto trading,' sparking users' outrage amid massive Dogecoin rally

Summary List Placement Robinhood said on Thursday evening that it was experiencing issues executing users' cryptocurrency trades. "We're currently experiencing issues with... Read more ...

CNN's Rene Marsh Announces Death of 2-Year-Old Son Blake

CNN's Rene Marsh Announces Death of 2-Year-Old Son Blake

CNN correspondent Rene Marsh's 2-year-old son has lost his battle with cancer. On Thursday, April 15, the journalist took to Instagram to share a lengthy tribute to Blake, who... Read more ...

Effie Gray - Jennie Kermode - 16737

In 1854, the disintegration of the marriage between esteemed art critic and painter John Ruskin and his Scottish bride of six years, Euphemia 'Effie' Gray, was the talk of... Read more ...

Will sovereignty break up Britain?

Peter Geoghegan the author of “Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics” GLASGOW - The violence that swept across Northern Ireland has abated following the death of... Read more ...

Pregnant woman tries to give her husband's cat away before their baby arrives

Pregnant woman tries to give her husband's cat away before their baby arrives

A NSW mum-to-be put the feline up for adoption over concerns her 'cat daddy' husband will prioritise him over their first child and it would be 'easier to let it go' so she can... Read more ...

Katy Perry slams social media as being 'the decline of human civilisation'

Katy Perry slams social media as being 'the decline of human civilisation'

Katy Perry is currently the world's third most followed person on Twitter but has slammed social media as being "trash" Read more ...

Carole Radziwill doubles down on controversial take on The Bachelor's Colton...

Carole Radziwill doubles down on controversial take on The Bachelor's Colton Underwood

The Real Housewives Of New York alum, 57, again took to social media Thursday to comment on the topic, in response to multiple replies she got after she criticized Underwood, 29. Read more ...