Japanese scientists have developed a vaccine that successfully stopped five different types of coronaviruses, including COVID-19.
Stopping the source: The study, published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, looked at ways to halt future pandemics by vaccinating against severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-related) coronaviruses, a species of viruses consisting of many known strains.
A Korean American congressional candidate in Texas is facing a backlash for making anti-Chinese immigrant remarks in a forum last week.
Sery Kim, who is Republican, was responding to a question about the U.S. immigration crisis when she said of potential Chinese immigrants, “I don’t want them here at all.”
A Los Angeles-based film director posted on social media that he was attacked by an unidentified individual while going to Starbucks in downtown LA on Tuesday morning.
Kevin Tsai, who works for Basewood Studios, was with his friend, Jeremy Jung, on March 16, when a man allegedly tackled him to the ground between 11:30 a.m. and noon around Main Street, the 23-year-old director told NextShark.
NBA’s G League has officially identified the player who called Jeremy Lin “coronavirus” last month.
In a recent statement, G League shared that the 32-year-old Taiwanese American basketball player has agreed to deal with the issue in private, according to NBC News.
A 16-year-old boy in the U.K. has been sentenced to 18 months of “youth rehabilitation” after being convicted for racially attacking a Singaporean student last year.
The teen, who targeted Jonathan Mok for having the “coronavirus,” was found guilty of racially aggravated grievous bodily harm in a trial at Highbury Corner Youth Court earlier this month.
A 15-year-old boy has been convicted in a racially-motivated attack against a Singaporean student in London last year.
The incident, which left 23-year-old Jonathan Mok with facial fractures, occurred at around 9:15 p.m. in Oxford Street, London on Feb. 24, 2020.
A 15-year-old boy has pleaded guilty for attacking a Singaporean student in London on February 24 in a coronavirus-related attack.
The unnamed boy pleaded guilty to wounding or causing grievous bodily harm without intent at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court, according to BBC.
A smart ring that monitors the wearer’s overall health and reportedly detects early symptoms of COVID-19 is available for $300.
A Chinese restaurant in New Jersey has been vandalized with racist messages regarding COVID-19 this week.
Gourmet Garden, a family-owned business, is located in a small strip in Wyckoff and was the only establishment vandalized Tuesday night.
A St. Louis County restaurant faced backlash for a racist piñata it displayed as it kept doors open to customers despite COVID-19 lockdown orders.
On May 4, Camila’s Tex Mex, located in Eureka, MO, allowed people to enter its establishment due to poor weather conditions even though St. Louis County is currently under lockdown, according to Riverfront Times.
Two Sikh doctor brothers in Canada went against their religious practice to shave their beards in order to safely treat those affected by COVID-19.
Physician Sanjeet Singh-Saluja, 44, and neurosurgeon Rajeet, of McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, were having difficulties wearing the standard N95 mask because of their beards.