FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims The CDC ‘Will Not Be Providing Data For The Flu’ For The 2020-21 Season

An image shared on Facebook claims the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “will not be providing data for the flu” for the 2020-2021 season. Verdict: False While the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted at least one way the CDC collects influenza data, the CDC has published reports and data for the 2020-2021 flu season.…Continue Reading

Viral ‘molecular scissor’ is next COVID-19 drug target

American and Polish scientists, reporting Oct. 16 in the journal Science Advances, laid out a novel rationale for COVID-19 drug design — blocking a molecular “scissor” that the virus uses for virus production and to disable human proteins crucial to the immune response. The researchers are from The University of Texas Health Science Center at…Continue Reading

Trump’s viral misinformation is spreading faster than Covid-19

The United States has been caught in the throes of yet another incredibly fast-spreading and viral outbreak, and it’s not the coronavirus — it is the lethal outbreak of misinformation around multiple aspects of health and science. With President Donald Trump referring to Dr. Anthony Fauci as a “disaster” and complaining on a campaign call…Continue Reading

2 doctors from a viral video peddling false or misleading coronavirus information say they met with Vice President Mike Pence

Two medical practitioners who are part of a dubious organization spreading unproven coronavirus information said they met with Vice President Mike Pence, the chair of the White House Coronavirus Task Force.The two were featured in the viral coronavirus misinformation video that has since been removed from social media websites.Video from the organization’s press conference was…Continue Reading

Are These Viral TikToks Of Extremely Fashionable People In China The Answer To Pandemic Fashion Week?

This week’s newsletter: Everything I know about those compilation videos sourced from Douyin, China’s TikTok, that everyone’s going crazy for. Posted on July 17, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. ET This is Please Like Me, BuzzFeed News’ newsletter about how influencers are battling for your attention. You can sign up here.Those viral Chinese street fashion TikToks…Continue Reading

The MSCHF x Supreme x The North Face x Adidas x Stussy x Palace x Chinatown Market x Kith x Off-White x BAPE x Nike MSCHF This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. A company called MSCHF is selling a shirt that features fabric from 10…Continue Reading