Good News Monday 28.06.2021

Have you had your daily dose of good news today? Take a break with some positive news from last week, brought to you by Joint Narrative!

The Ebola outbreak that emerged in Guinea mid-February has finally ended as declared by the World Health Organisation.

To add another reason for switching to renewable energy projects, recent research finds that not only are renewable energy projects more sustainable in terms of being environment-friendly but they also cost less than coal based energy projects.

Latest research on current vaccinations effectiveness against the Delta variant finds that Pfizer and Moderna vaccinations are highly effective in preventing severe sickness and death.

Good News Monday 21.06.2021

Happy Monday everyone! We’re back with some Good News to beat your Monday blues

As vaccination rates increase, Covid-19 cases and deaths have thankfully started plummeting in the United States.

A vaccination for bees? Yes, it’s possible! James Webb, Cornell University student and founder of Beemmunity company, has developed a vaccine for bees that has proven to be extremely effective in helping bees survive pesticide contact.

Pakistani American Legal Expert Lina Khan becomes US Federal Trade Commissioner (FTC)

Good News Monday 07.06.2021

What’s the point of good news when the world seems so bleak? There’s quite a few actually.

A little bit of positive news regularly has been proven to boost one’s overall mental wellbeing and even immune system. It’s important to remember and remind oneself of good things!

The Glasgow & Clyde Valley Green Network has vowed to plant 18 million trees by 2031 in its new initiative by the name of Clyde Climate Forest initiative.

The declining Covid-19 infection and death rate for India, along with increasing vaccination rates, has led some Indian states to slowly start to reopen while experts still advise caution.

Joe Biden, following on his promises of better environmental legislation, has suspended the oil and gas drilling program in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge which had been approved by the Trump administration.  

Good News Monday 24.05.2021

Happy Monday everyone! Start off your week with some fresh news. Good news, that is!

Clinical Trials of Malaria vaccine demonstrate 77% effectiveness in initial trials on young children aged 5-17 months. This is a huge feat as the vaccination could help reduce the annual average death toll of 400,000 people , comprising mostly of children and infants below 5, caused by Malaria.

In 3 independent clinical trials for corrective gene therapy for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), 48 out of the 50 children who received a corrective gene now have working immune systems, two to three years later after the therapy treatment.

Due to their superior smelling abilities, dogs are being trained to sniff out Coronavirus patients to speed up the detection process, especially at airports, concerts and other mass gatherings. According to the latest trials, the accuracy of the process can range up to 94%.