A new study purporting to show that the novel coronavirus was manufactured in a Chinese lab was published by a pair of nonprofit groups linked to Steve Bannon, the former top Trump strategist now facing felony fraud charges.
The study, co-authored by a Chinese virologist who fled Hong Kong this year, claims that laboratory manipulation is part of the history of SARS-CoV-2. Its findings were quickly picked up by a handful of prominent news organizations such as the New York Post, which hyped the…
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The Oklahoma City-County Health Department on Tuesday reported an Oklahoma County resident has been tested for West Nile virus and is currently hospitalized.
OKLAHOMA CITY —The Oklahoma City-County Health Department on Tuesday reported an Oklahoma County resident has been tested for West Nile virus and is currently hospitalized.
People should be aware that by minimizing the exposure to mosquitoes and taking additional preventative measures, the risk and chances of becoming infected are reduced, OCCHD Epidemiologist Cynthia Bates said in a news release.
Local health officials suggest people take the following precautions to protect themselves and fa…
When coronavirus forced the cancellation of in-person AA meetings, Julie came close to drinking. She found a solution online – ABC News
After four years sober, Julie came close to drinking when her usual face-to-face Alcoholics Anonymous meetings were cancelled due to coronavirus. Now she is emb…
As the coronavirus lockdowns bit across Australia, Julie* began to fear she would begin drinking again.
“I went from seeing friends and family, having that support, to almost nothing,” she said.
The Darwin mother and self-confessed alcoholic found herself temporarily stuck in Sydney where she had been sorting out family affairs after the death of a relative.
“My relationship with alcohol started when I was in my teens. I was abused as a child, and it helped drown out the pain that was lying t…
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Australian researchers are looking into whether being diagnosed with COVID-19 could increase a persons risk of developing Parkinsons later in life prompting a race to develop measures to beat the debilitating disease. Scientists believe the virus is able to invade the brain and central nervous system, but they are yet to determine how.
Professor Kevin Barnham from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Melbourne said it was likely the virus could “cause insult to brain cells,…
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