NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine did a disappointing job last winter in the U.S., and officials worry that might be a bad sign for the fall. Flu vaccines had been about 60% effective against the type of flu that caused the most lab-confirmed illnesses last winter, but last season’s vaccine was only about […]
A strain of swine flu that scientists fear has the potential to become a pandemic in humans has been identified in China.
We are seeing that Covid-19 testing has really been rolled out statewide and now many tests are being done daily here in Connecticut.
What’s all this talk about a “second wave” of U.S. coronavirus cases? In The Wall Street Journal last week, Vice President Mike Pence wrote in a piece headlined “There Isn’t a Coronavirus ‘Second Wave’” that the nation is winning the fight against the virus. Many public health experts, however, suggest it’s no time to celebrate. […]
Doctors at UConn Health in Farmington are starting to treat seasonal tick bites and infections. The issue is that some tickborne infections have symptoms that are similar to coronavirus, so doctors now have to keep that in mind while diagnosing patients.
The world’s two largest economies, the U.S. and China, continue to trade barbs over each other’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Atlanta officers stopped responding to calls after fellow officer charged with murder of Rayshard Brooks, report says
ATLANTA (WCMH) — Atlanta police officers were not responding to calls in three of the department’s six zones after fired police officer Garrett Rolfe was charged with felony murder for fatally shooting Rayshard Brooks in the back, CNN reports. The police department told CNN an unusual number of officers working the late shift called out sick. Atlanta police patrol six […]
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — President Donald Trump launched his comeback rally Saturday by defining the upcoming election as a stark choice between national heritage and left-wing radicalism. But his intended show of political force amid a pandemic featured thousands of empty seats and new coronavirus cases on his own campaign staff. Trump ignored health warnings […]
She has lived through two world wars, the Spanish Flu, and now COVID-19, and she says 2020 has been the craziest year she has experienced yet.
As many young people have been seen taking fewer precautions to prevent COVID-19, one Las Vegas teenager shares her harrowing experience.