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Covid numbers lowering

Bloomberg January 27, 2021

A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccination at a drive-thru clinic at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds in Robstown, Texas, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. Hundreds...

Coronavirus testing

Bloomberg January 24, 2021

A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) places a Covid-19 swab test into a vial at a United Airlines testing sire inside San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco,...

OPINION: ‘Teeth’ (2007): The horror film that celebrates female empowerment

Jessica Goodwin Opinion Writer October 24, 2020

In light of the spooky season and the overarching fear of what is to become of female reproductive health as Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed, what is more perfect than a horror film that really sinks its teeth...

How Your Immune System Works

What you need to know about a potential COVID-19 vaccine

Connor Steffen, reporter May 28, 2020

Returning to life as it was before the COVID-19 outbreak may hinge on the development and widespread availability of a coronavirus vaccine. Government scientists, biotech companies and university researchers...

Times Square Restaurant

Bloomberg April 23, 2020

Chairs and tables sit inside a closed restaurant in Times Square in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Treasury futures ended Tuesday mixed, with front-end yields slightly cheaper on the day and...

Closed business in Venice Beach, California

APU GOMES April 21, 2020

A framing art gallery is closed in Venice Beach, California during the COVID-19 novel coronavirus on April 01, 2020. Another 6.65 million U.S. workers filed for unemployment benefits last week, the most...

Alcohol Coronavirus

ANGELA WEISS April 1, 2020

A patron stands in front of a shelf full of wine bottles at The Liquor Store.Com on March 20, 2020 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. - Liquor sales have exploded in New York since a national emergency...

Coronavirus_New Rochelle2

Bloomberg March 12, 2020

A worker wears a protective mask and gloves at a deli in New Rochelle, New York, U.S., on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The National Guard will be sent to New Rochelle to help close large, public gathering...

Evacuated Citizens Arrive in US

KAZUHIRO NOGI February 17, 2020

Jumbo jets arrived to evacuate US citizens from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, with people quarantined onboard due to fears of the new COVID-19 coronavirus, at the Haneda airport in Tokyo on February...

What’s new with the Flu

Colleen Carroll Science reporter October 15, 2019

Flu season is just beginning to rear its ugly head and clinics are arming themselves with arsenals of vaccines. Influenza’s annual assault falls in October and can last through early spring, and it’s...

A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said. The death marks the first in the state, but raises even more concern about the safety and regulation of e-cigarettes.

A sixth person died from vaping-related lung disease. Here’s what you need to know

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN September 11, 2019

Originally Published: 10 SEP 19 19:21 ETUpdated: 11 SEP 19 08:29 ET    (CNN) -- A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said Tuesday....

Kent State associate professor Tara Smith teaches during her Epidemiology of Infectious Disease class on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.

Zombie outbreak infiltrates health professor’s lesson plan

Abigail Winternitz February 16, 2017

Students may now be one step closer to surviving the zombie apocalypse — or at least one step closer to understanding how one might occur.Tara Smith, a microbiologist, infectious disease epidemiologist...

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