"In Missouri, the impact of the virus is very real—thousands have been infected and many have died, families have been separated from dying loved ones, small businesses are shuttering their doors, and those living paycheck to paycheck are struggling to put food on their table," Schmitt said in a statement, alleging that Chinese authorities "lied to the world" and "must be held accountable." … [Read more...] about Missouri sues China over coronavirus, claims nation “lied to the world”
The illness caused by the new coronavirus, COVID-19, appears to cause fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. Other symptoms include loss of taste and smell and gastrointestinal problems. Some people never display symptoms but could still infect others. The illness appears to be severe in around a quarter of COVID-19 patients, and thousands of people have died from the disease in the US and around the world. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus disrupts the world: updates on the pandemic
The Australian poll found support for 5G and Gates conspiracy theories was highest among young people, with one-fifth of all 18 to 34-year olds saying they had some belief that Bill Gates was involved in the creation and spread of coronavirus, with the same number responding positive to the question: "The 5G wireless network is being used to spread the COVID-19 virus". … [Read more...] about US poll says only 1 in 4 Republican voters disbelieve Bill Gates coronavirus conspiracy
In targeted searches, a telescope points at one star for a few minutes, and if it finds no telltale signs of ET, it moves to the next target star on its list. So if aliens are transmitting in Earth's direction at the exact time we just so happened to be scanning their star system for radio signals, we probably didn't just get lucky, Vakoch said. … [Read more...] about Ready, SETI, go: Is there a race to contact E.T.?