There are calls by some health experts to have a subvariant of the highly-transmissible Omicron to be given its own designation as a Greek-lettered variant of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Responsible for a resurgence in cases in Denmark, the BA.2 subvariant is more transmissible than its already fast-spreading predecessor, while apparentlyread more

The release of the remaining classified government documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy has been postponed again by the White House, due to pandemic-related delays that slow down the research process being conducted at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the numerous agencies, suchread more

Five million people globally have been confirmed to have died from COVID-19 since the first known patient was diagnosed with the SARS-like disease just 23 months ago in China. Infections from the fast-spreading coronavirus have now become the world’s third leading cause of death, after heart disease and stroke. Althoughread more

The US intelligence agencies tasked with uncovering the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus are divided on the so-called “lab leak” hypothesis, with four of the five agencies drawing a conclusion saying that the virus was transmitted from an infected animal to a human host, while the fifth agency is leaningread more