5,000 attend Barcelona concert after COVID-19 screenings

If one overlooked the white face masks dotting the tightly packed crowd of music lovers, it was almost like pre-pandemic times in Barcelona’s Palau Sant Jordi concert hall Saturday night. Five thousand rock fans enjoyed a real-as-can-be concert after passing a same-day coronavirus screening, to test its effectiveness in preventing outbreaks of the virus at

Assam elections: Masks, gloves, sanitisers for voters at polling booth in Lahowal amid COVID-19

ANI | Updated: Mar 27, 2021 09:26 IST Lahowal (Assam) [India], March 27 (Assam): As polling is underway in Assam for the first phase of assembly elections, voters at the polling centre in Mankata area of Lahowal constituency are being provided masks, gloves and hand sanitisers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The temperature of voters is

Paresh Rawal tests positive for COVID-19

ANI | Updated: Mar 27, 2021 00:59 IST New Delhi [India], March 27 (ANI): Days after receiving the vaccine against COVID-19, Bollywood veteran actor Paresh Rawal, on Friday said that he has tested positive for the virus. The ‘Hungama,’ actor shared information in a tweet. “Unfortunately, I have tested positive for COVID-19. All those that

Pregnant Women Vaccinated With Pfizer or Moderna Actually Pass Antibodies to Babies

The COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna are effective in pregnant women, bolstering their immune response and even passing protective antibodies to their babies, a new preprint study found.   The study, published Thursday in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, looked at 131 women who received one of the two vaccines between December and

Peloton Spurs High-Tech, High-Dollar Home Fitness Trend

March 25, 2021 — For at-home, high-tech, high-ticket fitness, Greg Pryor is an unlikely brand ambassador who still checks many of the boxes that have made Peloton synonymous with the new “connected fitness” market. He’s always been athletic (a former Major League Baseball player, no less). But at 71, he slowed down somewhat during

COVID Variants Detected in Animals, May Find Hosts in Mice

March 25, 2021 — The new coronavirus variants are not just problems for humans. New research shows they can also infect animals, and for the first time, variants have been able to infect mice, a development that may complicate efforts to rein in the global spread of the virus. In addition, two new studies have

States Begin Opening COVID-19 Vaccines to All Adults

Mar. 25, 2021 — Several states are opening COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all adults in the next week, with more states to follow throughout April. At least 5 states — Alaska, Arizona, Mississippi, Utah and West Virginia — have already expanded their vaccine categories to include anyone 16 and older, with or without underlying conditions.