Hand sanitizer is causing an epidemic of chemical burns to children’s eyes

All that hand sanitizer people have been slathering on since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic has lead to more than just dry hands and eye-watering smells: More and more children are showing up to hospitals with hand sanitizer in their eyes, in some cases risking blindness. In a paper published Thursday (Jan. 21) in […]

Climate crisis is causing lakes to shrink

While global sea levels are rising due to the climate crisis and threatening near-coastal infrastructures, higher temperatures in other areas are having exactly the opposite effect. The water levels are falling and also causing massive problems. Although the consequences are equally serious, however, declining water levels are receiving less attention according to Matthias Prange, Thomas […]

Climate crisis is causing lakes to shrink — ScienceDaily

While global sea levels are rising due to the climate crisis and threatening near-coastal infrastructures, higher temperatures in other areas are having exactly the opposite effect. The water levels are falling and also causing massive problems. Although the consequences are equally serious, however, declining water levels are receiving less attention according to Matthias Prange, Thomas […]

What’s causing rare allergic reactions to Pfizer’s vaccine?

Public health officials are investigating the cause of several severe allergic reactions that were reported among hundreds of thousands of people vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine last week.  As of Friday (Dec. 18), six people who received the jab in the U.S. developed anaphylaxis, or a severe allergic reaction that can be life-threatening if […]

Identification of the SARS-CoV-2 virus features causing COVID-19 using primate model

IMAGE: Macaques were exposed to a high titre of SARS-CoV-2 via combined transmission routes. In their pulmonary lesions, acute interstitial pneumonia with endotheliitis (mononuclear and PMN leukocytes infiltrates within the intima… view more  Credit: Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB) Features of the SARS-CoV-2 virus causing COVID-19, which could be useful for developing vaccines […]