Coronavirus mutated: a new strain is much more contagious than previous ones

The new strain of coronavirus has become dominant globally and appears to be more infectious than the versions that spread in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study by scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Writes about this SFGate. Scientists write that the new strain ...

Tax Season 2020: Everything You Need to Know About Deferral

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has extended the deadline for filing tax returns and paying any taxes - from April 15, the date was pushed back to July 15, GOBankingRates writes. If you are planning to take advantage of the deferral, here's all that ...

A budget crisis and millions of unemployed: states drastically cut spending on Medicaid

Three states have cut Medicaid spending since the pandemic began, and others are warned of painful cuts in health insurance benefits and services, Politico writes. States facing a sudden drop in tax revenues amid the pandemic announce deep cuts ...

1,4 million will die: the number of tuberculosis diseases will increase due to coronavirus

Due to the focus on the coronavirus, studies show that undiagnosed and untreated cases of tuberculosis will result in 1,4 million deaths. Writes about this The Guardian. The head of the Global Partnership to Fight Tuberculosis (TB) said research shows millions ...

Scientists first created an antibody that neutralizes coronavirus in human cells

Although there is currently no known cure for COVID-19 disease, researchers are the first to create an antibody that "neutralizes SARS-CoV-2" in human cells, offering the potential to prevent and treat coronavirus infection, writes Fox News. The study notes that an antibody known as 47D11 was ...

In the United States, a new type of fraud associated with COVID-19: how to protect yourself

Authorities have identified a new type of fraud widespread in the United States - criminals send text messages, falsely notifying their victims that they allegedly came into contact with a person infected with the coronavirus, writes the Press Herald. Senator Susan Collins' office in Maine warned residents ...

Smartphones will warn of the risk of coronavirus infection: how it works

Apple and Google, which control the world's most popular smartphone operating systems, will warn their users that they may be at risk of coronavirus infection, USA Today writes. This is how it works. Two tech giants are working on new ...

Coronavirus mortality forecasts are on the rise, but states are loosening quarantine

The coronavirus model, often used by the White House, currently predicts 134 people will die from Covid-000 in the United States, nearly double the previous forecast. Writes about this CNN. Model derived from the Institute of Indicators and ...

Newsom called the date of removal of quarantine in California: what to prepare for residents

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the state will begin to ease quarantine due to coronavirus in the coming days, writes NPR. Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California will allow some retailers to resume operations with changes as early as Friday, May 8, amid ...

Why you still have not received financial assistance in connection with coronavirus: 6 possible reasons

The federal government began paying coronavirus benefits to individuals and families a few weeks ago, but millions of US residents still haven't received checks or direct money orders, Fox News writes. Here are some possible explanations for why your money is all ...

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