Tokyo daily COVID-19 infection cases total 3,058

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past a fence outside the National Stadium, the main venue of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, July 28, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-HoonTOKYO (Reuters) – Newly reported COVID-19 cases in Tokyo came in at…

Cambodia to mix vaccines as booster shots to fight COVID

FILE PHOTO: A Cambodian army member vaccinates a person inside a red zone with strict lockdown measures, amidst the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, May 1, 2021. REUTERS/Cindy LiuPHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodia will begin offering a booster shot against Covid-19, switching between the AstraZeneca…

Malaysia reports record 17,786 coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: Cemetery workers wearing protective suits carry the body of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) victim at a cemetery in Klang, Malaysia July 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey TengKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s health ministry reported 17,786 coronavirus cases on Saturday, a record number of infections. The total number of cases…

Claims That CDC’s PCR Test Can’t Tell Covid From Flu Are Wrong

Claim: “CDC has just announced they will revoke the emergency use authorization of the RT-PCR tests first introduced in 2/20. … Translation: They’ve been adding flu cases to Covid cases when using that test.” Facebook post, July 25, 2021 Posts circulating on Facebook and Instagram claim the Centers for Disease…

Olympian’s exit spotlights pressure on athletes

Many were shocked by U.S. gymnast Simone Biles’ decision this week to withdraw from a premier event at the Tokyo Olympics to focus on mental health, a reaction that could be rooted in sometimes-unrealistic expectations society places on athletes to be “superhuman,” UO experts said. Courtney Cox, an assistant professor…

What August's Pisces Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Read what your sign's 2021 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Pisces personality profile. Happy August, pretty Pisces! At the end of July, the boldness of Leo season helped you prioritize yourself. Because you contain such emotional depth, your empathy for others can sometimes cause you to overlook…