Wow! A Mask That Neutralizes Coronavirus

Coronavirus continues to be the main topic of discussions on the news and social media. Currently, there are over 5 million cases and over 330,000 deaths around the globe. Meanwhile, scientists have developed a tissue that denies the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus the ability to enter cells. This effect is caused by a weak electric field generated by the material in the presence of moisture. Now the researchers are going to get approval from regulatory authorities and start producing masks. The development is expected to be commercially produced by Vomaris Inc.

How to Analyze the Spread of a Virus

Across the world, nation after nation is experiencing the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, with daily statistics regarding the number of tests administered, confirmed cases, death rates, hospitalizations, and patients who have recovered blanketing the news, it can be difficult for the average person to understand exactly what methods are used to analyze the spread of such a dangerous virus. To help with this, here are some of the most common methods used now and in years past to help scientists, public health experts, and many others make the best decisions regarding how to contain and eradicate such threats.

Eight Injured in Portland Street Brawl; Police Can’t Keep the Peace

Portland’s street-brawling season began with a bang on Saturday.  Dueling right- and left-wing protesters took to downtown this past weekend, and the usual carnage ensued.  Portland police, tasked with keeping the two belligerents separated, were unsuccessful in doing so.  When the tear gas cleared, three people were arrested, eight were injured, and the right blasted the police, and the city, for allowing the violence to occur.  Spray, rinse, repeat.