Apple to manufacture high-end iPhones in India as dissatisfaction in China grows over human, economic cost without COVID

Apple to make iPhone 14s in India amid mounting criticism of the economic and human costs of Beijing’s strict COVID-zero policy. Most important points: Apple is expected to move 25 percent of iPhone production from China A prominent Chinese commentator has joined a growing number of Chinese who are questioning the COVID zero policy It … Read more

Why is COVID still more dangerous than seasonal flu?

Since the time COVID first hit us in 2020, the virus has evolved significantly. During the second wave of the coronavirus, the delta variant claimed several lives and left a large population in distress. But after vaccination, new emerging varieties such as the Omicron cause less severe infections and more manageable symptoms. And many believe … Read more

Why is COVID still more dangerous than seasonal flu?

Since the time COVID first hit us in 2020, the virus has evolved significantly. During the second wave of the coronavirus, the delta variant claimed several lives and left a large population in distress. But after vaccination, new emerging varieties such as the Omicron cause less severe infections and more manageable symptoms. And many believe … Read more

This app detects COVID-19 using AI by only hearing the voice with 89% accuracy

Researchers have now developed a smartphone app that can accurately detect the COVID-19 infection in a person simply by hearing them speak, using artificial intelligence, according to a report by The Independent. Unsplash The research of this app (yet to be peer reviewed) was presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress in Barcelona. The … Read more

COVID researchers learn why some people are asymptomatic

Amy LarsonNexstar Media Wire Posted: Sep 24, 2022 / 5:22 PM CDT | Updated: Sep 24, 2022 / 5:22 PM CDT Created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. (Alissa Eckert, MSMI/Dan Higgins, MAMS via CDC) SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — Once a COVID-19 infection occurs, … Read more

COVID-19 lockdown linked to HIV spike in some drug users, study says

A new study says reduced access to HIV services during early COVID-19 lockdowns in British Columbia has been linked to a “sharp increase” in HIV transmission among some drug users. The study by researchers at the University of British Columbia says that while reduced social interaction during the March-May 2020 lockdown worked to reduce HIV … Read more

Why are the American midterms important?

November’s US elections are called “midterms” because they fall in the middle of the president’s four-year term. While the president is not on the ballot, the midterms are seen as American voters’ judgment of how the president is doing and can have a major impact on their ability to legislate and govern. The November midterms … Read more

Can you get flu and COVID-19 booster injections at the same time?

As flu season gets underway, some Marylanders are wondering if they should get the flu shot and the new COVID-19 booster shot at the same time.|| COVID-19 updates | Maryland’s Latest Figures | Get tested | Vaccine Information ||The Maryland Hospital Association encourages anyone eligible to get the COVID-19 booster shot as soon as possible. … Read more

Most dementia patients do not receive treatment after diagnosis: report

In a sweeping new report, Alzheimer’s and dementia experts are calling for better patient treatment and better education for healthcare professionals, showing that the majority of dementia patients receive little to no care after diagnosis. Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) stated in a press release for the annual World Alzheimer’s Report that up to 85 percent … Read more

Exclusive: US Treasury official criticizes China’s ‘unconventional’ debt practices

Banknotes of Chinese yuan can be seen in this image, taken on April 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China is the world’s largest official creditor Lack of transparency, confidentiality agreements under attack Progress pushes for Common Framework debt deals for Zambia, others WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (Reuters) – … Read more