How masks and respirators affect immunity and oxygen levels in the blood

Effective February 2, 2021, a law came into force in the United States requiring travelers to wear masks when using all modes of transport: planes, trains, buses and taxis. But many are worried that it is difficult to breathe wearing masks and that because of them they receive less ...

In the USA, the rules for wearing masks have been tightened: what you need to know

On February 2, 2021, a law came into force in the United States requiring travelers to wear masks when using all types of transport: planes, trains, buses and taxis, The Points Guy recalls. Previously, all US airlines required some kind of facial coverage, ...

The world is discussing the introduction of covid passports: what they can be

According to the supporters of the introduction of the so-called covid passport, this digital document should confirm that a person is vaccinated against COVID-19 or has antibodies to infection. But not everyone is ready to support the idea, writes Meduza. The main thing that worries skeptics is whether the introduction will lead ...

How to claim quarantine financial aid when filing a tax return for 2020

With tax season approaching, those who have not received their financial assistance due to COVID-19 or who think the IRS paid the wrong amount can finally take action to get the money they owe. How to do this, told CNBC. ...

Florida uses dogs to detect COVID-19: over 90% accuracy

According to a professor at Florida International University, dogs detecting coronavirus at the entrances to sports facilities and theme parks in Central Florida may soon become normal, Click Orlando writes. Dr. Kenneth Furton is a professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and rector of the university. He says that…

Financial aid in connection with coronavirus and taxes: what you need to know in 2021

Millions of US residents are still waiting for the first or second financial aid payment in connection with the coronavirus, while the Senate continues to negotiate a third. The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) does not consider this money taxable income, reminds CNBC. Filing a tax return in this ...

How viruses arise and why their massive outbreaks are not accidental: the opinion of the epidemiologist

How do viruses and epidemics arise, what are the mechanisms of infection, and do viruses have a higher purpose? Epidemiologist, Doctor of Medical Sciences Mikhail Favorov answered the most important questions for RBC. The coronavirus has become a reason for jokes, memes are dedicated to it, songs are composed about it. The virus does not penetrate ...

Millionaire and his Russian wife pretend to be hotel workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19

The Canadian millionaire and casino owner, as well as his Russian actress wife, posed as motel workers in order to shorten their turn for COVID-19 vaccinations, writes the New York Post. Rodney Baker, 55, and his wife, Catherine Baker, 32, allegedly chartered a private jet ...

More infectious and deadly: local strain of coronavirus identified in California

Scientists from California believe that the state has an indigenous strain of coronavirus that could be causing a sharp increase in cases and deaths, writes the New York Post. Two separate research teams discovered the "California strain" while looking for a new variant of the virus mutation that, like ...

Safer than going to the store: in the US held 'antivirus' rock concerts in balloons

Rock group The Flaming Lips staged two unique concerts in Oklahoma, during which both performers and spectators were in individual balloons, writes the BBC. Each show had 100 balloons that could accommodate up to three people. The concept came from ...

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