#Health Care

During the pandemic, healthcare workers are playing significant role in fighting the deadly virus. (Photo Credit- representative image/Unsplash)

  • International Nurses Day is celebrated every year on May 12
  • It is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale
  • She was the founder of modern nursing, who served during the Crimean war

.United States
Peloton, the exercise equipment company saw a rise their shares of 318% in 2020 (Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Peloton company's stock is witnessing a dip to 83 dollars per share 
  • US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning about their treadmills 
  • Video of a child being “being pulled under the rear of the treadmill” on Wednesday had caused an uproar on Twitter 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Peloton Tread+ is owned by CEO John Foley. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said that it had received multiple reports which involved injuries to children from the treadmills designed by Peloton Tread+ and added that the safety hazards of the product were being investigated.

.Athens, Greece
The baby was suffering from nasal inflammation and fever, and died later on Sunday. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • The 37-day-old baby was brought to a children hospital in Athens, but died later on Sunday
  • Officials have also blamed high rate of infection on the new UK variant 
  • The country has so far reported 6,800 COVID-19 deaths

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has proven to be highly effective in the trials. (Photo Credit: Representational/Unsplash)

  • If approved, the J&J vaccine will be the third vaccine to be put to use in the US
  • The Food and Drug Administration is expected to swiftly act on the recommendation
  • The US had already vaccinated over 47 million people for COVID-19

.Leicester, UK
Specialists have said that the woman's survival chances are slim (Photo Credit: Representative/Unsplash)

  • The woman's pancreas had completely stopped function along with one of her lungs being "dead"
  • She also suffers from a rare and severe condition called Addison's disease
  • The woman's family refuses to comply with the court's decision

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
A preschool student wearing a mask is guided by a teacher as he washes his hands to prevent the spread of coronavirus upon arrival for the first day back to in-person class. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The US crossed the grim milestone of 500,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Monday
  • Donald Trump's administration had a "haphazard approach", which did not help: Experts
  • The US is the worst affected country by coronavirus in the world

.Michigan, USA
US President Joe Biden has already got both his doses of the COVID-19 vaccine (Photo Credit: AP / PTI)

  • Biden visited a production of plant of Pfizer in Michigan to deliver a hopeful message
  • He clarified that the vaccine was safe and efficient to use
  • Biden plans to inoculate at least 100 million Americans in his first 100 days as US President

.Atlanta, GA, USA
The annual matchup will be played in the home arena of the Atlanta Hawks (Photo Credit: Twitter @NBAAllStar)

  • Additional COVID-19 safety protocols have been estabilished for the event
  • Skill events like the Dunk contest and 3-point shootout have been planned around the game
  • LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounpo and James Harden have criticised the staging because of the pandemic

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The N95 masks produced by 3M have been one of the most widely used masks in the COVID-19 pandemic (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The fake masks were similar to the ones produced by the company 3M
  • The latest bust was made by Homeland Security officials in a warehouse on the east coast
  • A total of 200 such arrests have been made by federal authorities of the US in the probe against counterfeit products