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Hong Kong’s COVID-19 App Could Aid China’s Erosion of Local Freedoms
The adoption of an app for tracking coronavirus infections has sparked concern in Hong Kong, the Chinese port city where an authoritarian law passed last year is incrementally dismantling local freedoms and rule of law. ...
Alarming Mutations in Novel NYC Coronavirus Variant
The novel B.1.526 variant is spreading rapidly in New York, a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) hotspot in the United States since last year. Two not yet peer-reviewed studies from Columbia University and Caltech warn that...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has dismissed allegations of wrongdoing when reporting data of nursing home deaths.
Cuomo Denies Wrongdoing in Nursing Home Deaths Scandal
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has dismissed allegations of wrongdoing when reporting data of nursing home deaths. His response comes after recent statistics surfaced that New York had underreported coronavirus nursing home deaths by more...
Grammy Award-winning rapper Pitbull has a warning for America: steer clear of communism. In an interview with Revolt TV, he discussed the dangers that the ideology poses to the United States.
Rapper Pitbull Says Communism is Dangerous, Appreciate Freedom
Grammy Award-winning rapper whose stage name is “Pitbull,” is also known as Mr. 305; Mr. Worldwide. He has a message for America: steer clear of communism. The stylish rapper talked with Revolt TV about the dangers...
North Korea is apparently set to receive 2 million coronavirus vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) under the agency’s COVAX program, which is aimed at helping underprivileged nations access vaccines.
North Korea Will Receive Millions of COVID-19 Vaccines Despite Reporting ‘Zero’ Infections
North Korea is set to receive 2 million coronavirus vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) under the agency’s COVAX program to help underprivileged nations access vaccines. However, Pyongyang has consistently claimed to have no...
South Carolina has confirmed the first case of the South African variant of the virus in the United States.
South African Coronavirus Variant Detected in America
South Carolina has confirmed the first case of the South African coronavirus variant in the United States. Technically known as B.1351, this specific strain is more contagious than other variants. Some reports claim that it...
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has commented that the effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccination campaign in the United States will likely be hampered due to public hesitancy in getting inoculated.
Only a Third of Americans May Want Vaccination: Former FDA Commissioner
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has commented that the effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccination campaign in the United States will likely be hampered due to public hesitancy...
The Senate has confirmed Antony Blinken as the new Secretary of State with a vote of 78-22.
Antony Blinken Confirmed as Secretary of State
The Senate has confirmed Antony Blinken as the new Secretary of State with a vote of 78-22. He succeeds Mike Pompeo and has been a longtime aide of Biden. The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA)...
The government of Hong Kong has lifted lockdown restrictions that were imposed in the Jordan area of Yau Tsim Mong district in Kowloon.
Hong Kong Finally Lifts Lockdown Restrictions in Kowloon
The government of Hong Kong has lifted lockdown restrictions that were imposed in the Jordan area of Yau Tsim Mong District in Kowloon. The lockdown was placed after incidents of coronavirus infections came to light....
President Joe Biden’s nominee for the head of Health and Human Services (HHS), Xavier Becerra, has admitted that the coronavirus pandemic situation in the U.S. is worsening. In an interview with CNN, Becerra noted that there should be strong leadership at the federal level to tackle the issue.
US ‘in Nosedive’ With Coronavirus, Says HHS Nominee Xavier Becerra
President Joe Biden’s nominee for the head of Health and Human Services (HHS), Xavier Becerra, has admitted that the coronavirus pandemic situation in the U.S. is worsening. In an interview with CNN, Becerra noted that...
A Brazilian variant of the Novel Coronavirus has made it into the United States, with the first case being reported in the state of Minnesota.
First Brazilian Variant Coronavirus Case Discovered in the US
The Brazilian variant coronavirus has made it into the United States, with the first case being reported in the state of Minnesota. The virus was discovered in a U.S. citizen from the Minneapolis-St. Paul area...
This photo taken on March 18, 2020 shows a resident reacting as members of a medical assistance team from Yunnan province depart after helping with the COVID-19 coronavirus recovery effort in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province. (Image: STR/AFP via Getty Images)
Wuhan Medics Knew About Coronavirus Deaths in 2019
Wuhan medics, in the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak in the initial days of the pandemic, knew about deaths caused by the virus as early as December 2019, according to a documentary by ITV...