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New research shows COVID-19 immunity may only last few months

An employee of the Bonn professional firefighters gives instructions to a man seeking a test for possible Covid-19 infection at a coronavirus testing station during the novel coronavirus pandemic on August 24, 2020 in Bonn, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/2020 Getty Images) In Hong Kong, new research confirms a man has contracted COVID-19 for the… Read More »

‘Vampire’ parasite pretends to be fish’s tongue — but only after eating it first

Grusome photos of a blood-thirsty parasite living in the mouth of a fish having devoured its host’s tongue have surfaced online. Posted to social media by a scientist this week, the X-ray scans show an isopod, also known as tongue-eating louse, nestled in the skull of a wrasse. The 4cm-long “vampire” crustacean invades its host… Read More »

Burger King’s Sustainable Whopper Only Reduces Methane Emission By 3% At Most, Scientists Say

TOPLINE Burger King’s reduced methane meat—available in select locations—only reduces methane emissions by 3%, say scientists, though the company stands by its original claim that it reduces emission by 33%. A classic Burger King Whopper. Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/picture alliance via Getty Images KEY FACTS In a commercial released last week featuring Mason Ramsey (of viral video… Read More »

AAO Urges Ophthalmologists to Provide Emergency Care Only

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has updated COVID-19 guidance for ophthalmologists and other eyecare providers to help further reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 within communities. The Academy’s Board of Trustees met on March 18, and at that meeting voted unanimously to strongly urge all ophthalmologists and other eye care providers against… Read More »