Mattel Develops Barbie Dolls to Celebrate Frontline Coronavirus Workers

Mattel Develops Barbie Dolls to Celebrate Frontline Coronavirus Workers

A Barbie doll honoring Sarah Gilbert, a British professor who is one of the co-creators of the coronavirus vaccine, Oxford/AstraZeneca. She is part of Mattel’s new Barbie series devoted to inspirational women participating in the fight in the coronavirus pandemic. The doll looks like Gilbert including her long auburn hair, her dark-framed glasses, and the […]

COVID-19 Delta Variant Highly Likely to Become Dominant Strain Globally

COVID-19 Delta Variant Highly Likely to Become Dominant Strain Globally

The highly infectious Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 — the coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19 — is reported to be active in 124 countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its prediction on Wednesday, stating it can become the dominant strain in a global setting in upcoming months; the variant is more widespread than others, […]