The Red Cross is now offering grief counseling and other support resources to families who have lost loved ones to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Connecticut State Police hosted a blood drive at their academy in Meriden Monday. More than 100 donors turned out to give during the extreme shortage caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hundreds of people have been killed in a new burst of intercommunal violence in South Sudan, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Thursday, with “many more” injured and thousands displaced. Among those killed in Jonglei state were a local Red Cross volunteer and a nurse working with the medical aid […]
A Fairfield woman who was one of the first in Connecticut to test positive for Covid-19, is now doing something that could save others who have not recovered.
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Locusts, COVID-19 and deadly flooding pose a “triple threat” to millions of people across East Africa, officials warned Thursday, while the World Bank announced a $500 million program for countries affected by the historic desert locust swarms. A new and larger generation of the voracious insects, numbering in the billions, is […]
Nuvance Health is launching two new convalescent plasma donor centers in Connecticut this week.
(CNN) — The Food and Drug Administration is changing donation guidelines effective immediately. The changes should make it possible for more people to give blood. The FDA is loosening guidelines put in place. Until now, male donors would have been deferred to wait for a year after having sex with another man. Now there is […]
The first of many blood drives being held by the YMCA will begin Monday.
MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal says it will be “very difficult” for tennis to return to action any time soon and is concerned about the risk of injuries when the sport resumes. Nadal spoke in a joint interview with NBA player Pau Gasol that was published by Spanish newspapers on Monday. “I don’t think training […]
Severe weather brought straight-line winds and several possible tornado touchdowns in parts of the ArkLaTex Easter Sunday.