Bakery finds robbery suspect through printing suspect’s face on cookies

A bakery in Milwaukee city, Washington has thought of a ‘sweet’ way to run after the suspects who robbed their shops recently. They lost their cash and other baking equipment last April 19 when robbers stormed into their Canfora bakery. With the help of a CCTV camera installed outside their bakery, the owner secured a […]

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines approved for kids as young as 12: US health experts

The use of COVID-19 developed by Pfizer was authorized on Wednesday by US health experts on children aging as young as 12. This, as newly-released guidelines allowed people to receive coronavirus shots like other necessary vaccinations, regardless of age. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention advisers said that having children covered in the vaccination […]

FDA Approves of Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine for Adolescents

The Food and Drug Administration authorizes the expanded use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents ages 12 to 15.  “Today’s action allows for a younger population to be protected from COVID-19, bringing us closer to returning to a sense of normalcy and to ending the pandemic,” acting FDA Commissioner Janet Woodcock said in a statement. […]

Anti-transgender bills are latest version of conservatives’ longtime strategy to rally their base

Alison Gash, University of Oregon On April 6, 2021, despite Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s veto, Arkansas became the first state to prohibit physicians from providing gender-affirming medical care like hormone treatments designed to delay puberty in transgender youth. So-called “puberty blockers” are used to delay the physical changes associated with puberty and provide time for […]

China’s Uncontrolled Long March 5B Rocket Reenters Earth

The Earth can now sigh in relief as the 100-foot-tall, 22-metric-ton Chinese Long March 5B rocket, which helped launch Beijing’s new space station last month, lands near the Maldives, as reported by China’s Manned Space Engineering Office Scientists, amateur satellite trackers, and the Pentagon have been holding their breath for over a week, monitoring the […]

US-backed vaccine patent waiver: pros and cons explained

Farasat Bokhari, University of East Anglia The Biden administration has now agreed to back a proposal to suspend intellectual property protection for COVID vaccines. This is a break from US government’s long-held position on strong intellectual property protection, which has also been supported by many research-intensive countries in western Europe as well and the pharmaceutical […]

WHO Authorizes Emergency Use for China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine

The World Health Organization endorsed the use of China-manufactured coronavirus vaccine Sinopharm.  “On the basis of all available evidence, WHO recommends the vaccine for adults 18 years and older, in a two-dose schedule with a spacing of three to four weeks,” the organization said in a press release. “Vaccine efficacy for symptomatic and hospitalized disease […]