coronavirus

COVID surge in unvaccinated is pushing US to more mandates, masks, mitigation

Enlarge / People shop at a grocery store enforcing the wearing of masks in Los Angeles on July 23, 2021. Getty | Chris Delmas The ongoing COVID-19 surge among unvaccinated people is pushing the US toward more vaccine mandates, renewed mask use, and other mitigation efforts. With around 51 percent of the country not fully …

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3 reasons why Bitcoin price has not been able to rally back above $40K

The ongoing story for the past couple of months in the cryptocurrency market has been confusion on whether Bitcoin (BTC) is destined for another leg down or is finally ready to break out toward new highs. Bitcoin’s price history and data from previous corrections suggest that the current struggles for the top cryptocurrency could persist …

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64% of Adults from 10 Different Countries Would Use a Central Bank Digital Currency: Report

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>As central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) advance in testing, a number of countries have taken the lead in an effort to create a CBDC. The enterprise blockchain firm Guardtime recently conducted a survey that shows adults from ten different countries would likely use a CBDC. Nearly two out of three respondents said …

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“Get vaccinated! Take delta seriously!” US experts plead as cases skyrocket

Enlarge / Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a Senate committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on July 20, 2021. Getty | J. Scott Applewhite As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the country—with some states seeing vertical rises—public health experts are once again emphatically …

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Olympic COVID bubble already “broken” with 71 cases, 3 in athlete village

Enlarge / A barge carrying the Olympic Rings crosses Tokyo Bay. Getty | Valery Sharifulin The number of COVID-19 cases linked to the Tokyo Olympics has risen to 71, with at least three cases confirmed within the Olympic Village that is housing athletes, according to reports out of Japan. At least one public health expert …

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Pandemic of unvaccinated rages with delta’s spread; cases up in all 50 states

Enlarge / Anthony Church says goodbye through glass windows to his daughter, who is recovering from COVID-19 at Johnston Memorial Hospital’s ICU on June 16, 2021, in Abingdon, Va. Getty | The Washington Post With the rapid rise of the highly transmissible delta variant and national vaccination efforts largely stalled, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to …

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Once-dreaded Alpha variant is falling fast—Delta and Gamma take over

Enlarge / People line up outside Bridge Park Community Leisure Center to receive the COVID-19 vaccines in Brent, northwest London, June 19, 2021. A new wave of coronavirus infections is “definitely under way” in England due to the Delta variant first identified in India, a British government advisory scientist said Saturday. Getty | Xinhua News …

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Bitcoin may lose $30K price level if stocks tank, analysts warn

The ghost of stock market crash is back again to haunt Bitcoin (BTC). It happened last in March 2020. Back then, the prospect of the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic led to lockdowns across developed and emerging economies. In turn, global stocks crashed in tandem, and Bitcoin lost half of its value in just two days. Meanwhile, …

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Experts “extremely worried” about Delta variant as US death toll hits 600,000

Enlarge / Combat medics from Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps vaccinate members of the public at a rapid vaccination centre, set up outside Bolton Town Hall on June 09, 2021 in Bolton, England. Getty | Christopher Furlong By many metrics, the US is currently doing relatively well against the pandemic coronavirus. National tallies of …

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US may miss July 4 vaccination target as number of daily doses plummets

Enlarge / A deserted walk-in COVID-19 mass vaccination site at the Convention Center in downtown Washington, DC, on June 1, 2021. Getty | ANITA BEATTIE The rate of COVID-19 vaccinations in the US has now slowed to a crawl after weeks of decline in the number of doses given out each day. The continued trend …

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