TOO SOON TO TREAT COVID 19 LIKE FLU WARNS WHO
The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is on track to infect more than half of Europeans, but it should not yet be seen as a flu-like endemic illness, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. It comes after Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi suggested the UK could be one of the first countries to “transition” from […]
HOW DID WE GET HERE? Novak Djokovic intends to pursue a 10th Australian Open title as the first tennis major of the year begins on Monday. But before the Serbian player can turn his attention to breaking a 20-Grand Slam singles titles tie with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the world’s top-ranked men’s player must […]
Sea Dragon: 180-Million-Year-Old Fossil of a Giant Sea Creature Discovered in the UK
Scientists have discovered a large sea creature’s fossilised remains from the bottom of a lagoon in England. Colloquially referred to as sea dragon, it is the only most complete fossil of the ancient sea creature obtained from the UK. The remains of the ichthyosaur—large extinct marine reptiles—were found in the Rutland Water Nature Reserve. A […]
Explained: Does Omicron pose higher risks for infants than other variants?
Data from an area in South Africa hard-hit by the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has shown a high number of hospital admissions of infants under 2 years old, raising concerns that the variant may pose risks to young children. South African scientists have said they cannot yet confirm a link between Omicron and the […]