Coronavirus Study Finds Nicotine May Block Virus
The live event industry, among others, has been halted amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Researchers are looking at how the industry could resume to normal going forward and found a possible breakthrough.  Over the weekend, President Donald Trump suggested that injecting poisons may kill viruses in a semi-safe... Read more
Green Day Postpone Several European Tour Dates
A round of tour dates across Europe on Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy’s Hella Mega Tour have been postponed due to coronavirus concerns. The shows, across the U.K. and Europe, were supposed to kick-off on June 11 in Florence, Italy, followed by gigs across Europe before wrapping-up... Read more
Tour De France Latest Global Event Impacted By Virus
France’s Tour de France is the latest large-scale sporting event to be postponed due to coronavirus concerns. The tour was originally scheduled to take place from June 27 to July 19, however, French President Emmanuel Macron said that restrictions will remain in place throughout mid-July, and therefore, the tour... Read more
Healthcare Official Offers Insight Into Return Of Large Events
Festivals and concerts have been postponed or rescheduled across the globe due to concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The live event industry has taken a huge loss in revenue during this trying time, and one expert predicts that the industry will not fully resume until fall 2021. According... Read more
Chinese Pro Baseball Team To Resume With Faux Crowds
To ensure fan safety and resemble normalcy when their baseball season resumes, the Rakuten Monkeys are taking a creative approach. The Taiwanese team, which competes in the Chinese Professional Baseball League, will return to the diamond April 11 with hundreds of robotic mannequins in the stands. Some 500 faux... Read more
Virus Plateau Nearing In Hardest Hit Areas Across U.S.
While coronavirus has taken its toll on the globe over the past few weeks, the virus seems to be plateauing in some of the hardest-hit cities in the U.S. New York City announced a record death toll and hospitals are struggling to save thousands of lives, however, Governor Andrew... Read more
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organizers Reveal Official Rescheduled Dates
Last week, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games became the largest sporting event to be postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now, organizers revealed rescheduled dates in 2021. The games will officially kick-off on July 23 and run through August 8, 2021. The Paralympics will follow on August... Read more
Covid-19 Annualized Death Rate Passes 1 Million
As western countries continue to struggle to slow the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, Thursday saw a reported 2,783 deaths worldwide attributed to the virus, making the Covid-19 annualized death rate over 1 million – 1,015,795 to be exact. Or, slightly more than 1,018,000 if you account for 2020... Read more
Viberate Tracks Cancelled Festivals Amid Pandemic
During the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, festivalgoers are in limbo. They’re left wondering: is the festival postponed or cancelled? Will we receive refunds? Viberate has put together a free service that helps music fans track the status of their favorite festivals this year. The Slovenia-based music data company Viberate... Read more
Harry Styles Pushes Back First Leg Of Love On Tour
After remaining quiet for a few weeks, popstar Harry Styles revealed that he will push back the start to “Love On Tour.” The first leg of the tour was slated to kick-off in Birmingham, England on April 15. From there, he was set to perform across Europe, hitting cities... Read more