A photograph of a sign that promised a second "Nuremberg" for those who administer COVID-19 vaccines provoked consternation, in September 2021.
The dead animal was likely floating for weeks in the Pacific Ocean before it washed ashore.
Does a study find vaccinated patients are 27 times more likely to develop COVID symptoms than unvaccinated? No, that's not true: The study, based on medical records of the Maccabi Health Service HMO in Israel, found that vaccinated patien
Cases of myocarditis of COVID-19 vaccine are rare and typically mild. You are more likely to experience myocarditis if you have COVID-19.
Central government employees and pensioners' DA and DR were increased from 17 percent to 28 percent effective July 1, 2021.
REVIEW As the number of COVID-19 cases rises again, countries fortunate enough to have vaccinated a large proportion of their adult population against COVID-19 are now debating whether an additional vaccine dose (booster) might be needed for those w
The images prompted comparisons to dosa, an Indian crepe.
While it is possible, Bourla said that Pfizer are able to formulate a new vaccine within 90 days of any new variants appearing.
The Paralympics are being held without fans, although organizers are planning to let some school children attend, going against the advice of much of the medical community.
None of these animal groups will become extinct within five years, although some specific species are critically endangered.
Environment secretary George Eustice has been criticised for an article he wrote in the Mail on Sunday about an alpaca due to be culled after testing positive for bovine tuberculosis (bTB). The alpaca named Geronimo first tested positive in 2017, but h
It's supposed to be Marianne, the embodiment of the French Republic.
The newly-discovered amphibian species resembles a large worm or snake.
Only select users will be given the option to test the new feature.
Did Allied bomber pilots drop wooden bombs on German decoy airfields made from wood to let them know they saw through the ruse? While no historical sources can confirm this story beyond a doubt, researchers have compiled eyewitness accoun
Readers have asked us to explain a public argument between scientists over the dangers of Covid-19 to children. The argument took place on Twitter, and concerned a BBC News article published on 9 July about recent scientific research that assessed the
REVIEW On 18 July 2021, political commentator Tomi Lahren published this tweet claiming that vaccinated people can “get COVID-19 and have over 99% chance of survival”, just like unvaccinated people, suggesting that COVID-19 vaccines aren’t use
REVIEW On 19 July 2021, a video titled “Delta variant targets vaxxers” was published on the Facebook group TLC4Superteams, run by a chiropractic organization. In the video, chiropractor Jen DePice claimed that a Harvard study showed vaccinated p
Do "Blue Java" bananas, a variety of bananas that have bluish peels, exist? Yes, that's true: the bananas' peels take on a bluish-green appearance when unripe and have a distinctive texture and flavor, often compared to ice cream. However
President Biden made the remarks shortly before boarding Marine One on the White House lawn.
Images of a humongous fungus actually show a Boletus photoshopus.
Different variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, have emerged since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. Each variant has specific mutations that make it genetically distinct from other variants and from the precursor (wild-type) vi
Singapore plans to treat the COVID-19 pandemic as an endemic in terms of monitoring it. Vaccination and social distancing efforts are still in place.
The lab leak theory still remains a hypothesis and has not been proven.
The video was posted to TikTok by an urban explorer known as Triangle of Mass. A longer video is expected to soon be posted on YouTube.
REVIEW Drug-facilitated sexual assault (DFSA) refers to any sexual assault where alcohol or drugs were used to compromise an individual’s ability to give consent. The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) defines two ways a DFSA can oc
Does material plucked from the European Union's list of reports of possible drug reactions justify the claim that vaccine side effects have killed two people for every three who were saved from dying of COVID-19? No, that's not true: The
Did U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris serve tacos featuring her likeness to journalists aboard Air Force Two during a recent visit to the U.S.-Mexican border? No, that's not true: the claim clearly played off of the recent criticism Harri
This nonsensical piece of copypasta has been circulating for nearly a decade.
In June 2021, an image captioned “this is what bravery looks like, not a man wearing a dress” recirculated, often used to punctuate a point about gender identity: pic.twitter.com/Go1cBuyeNZ — Jerry Wares (@JerryWares) June 17, 2021
Other than the fact that Hiddleston is the actor who portrays Loki....
Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the southeastern U.S., causing flash flooding and spurring tornadoes that destroyed dozens of homes.
REVIEW The ongoing COVID-19 vaccination campaigns in many countries have been accompanied by close attention from health authorities to monitor vaccine safety. Indeed, thanks to monitoring by regulatory agencies, researchers have been able to detect
Uranus is always the butt of the joke.
There is no peer-reviewed scientific evidence to compare Covidshield and Covaxin's efficacy in producing COVID-19 antibodies.
The White House has launched a month-long blitz to combat vaccine hesitancy and a lack of urgency to get shots, particularly in the South and Midwest.
Early data released by Public Health England suggests an increased risk of hospitalization with the Delta variant compared to the Alpha variant.
It was a rare departure for Pence, who spent four years standing loyally beside his boss amid controversy, investigation and impeachment.