Day: April 6, 2020

NFL’s chief medical officer softens the league’s prior message regarding 2020 planning

The NFL is backtracking on the full-speed-ahead message that it sent earlier this week. On Tuesday, NFL general counsel Jeff Pash said in plain, blunt terms the the league plans to play a full season with full stadiums. On Thursday, NFL chief medical officer Dr. Allen Sills painted a more pragmatic picture. Speaking to Judy […]

COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise in first peer-reviewed research

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists today announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine, delivered through a fingertip-sized patch, produces antibodies specific to SARS-CoV-2 at quantities thought to be sufficient for neutralizing the virus. The paper appeared today in EBioMedicine, which is […]

American Airlines slashes flights but has no plans to halt U.S. service

American Airlines Co (AAL.O) said on Thursday it is cutting additional flights this summer as travel demand has drastically shrunk amid the coronavirus pandemic. Vasu Raja, American Airlines’ senior vice president of Network Strategy, said that the airline is cutting between 70% and 75% of flights in April and about 80% of flights in May. […]

Grimes posted the music stems and video files for her single so anyone can remix it

Grimes recently released a new music video for “You’ll Miss Me When I’m Not Around,” and it came with a surprise: a content dump containing assets from her new album Miss Anthropocene and an invitation for anyone to remix the song or video. The music video features Grimes in front of a green screen and […]

Indian medics stoned by mob as they search for coronavirus patients

Health workers stoned by locals as they look for infected patients in India This is the moment angry locals pelted doctors with rocks and metal poles as they searched for people infected with Covid-19. Health workers wearing protective equipment were filmed being chased down a narrow lane in the Tattpatti Bakhal district of Indore, India. […]