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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

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Virus Outbreak Variant

HOGP January 28, 2021

FILE - This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19, isolated...

FILE - This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. Viruses are constantly mutating, with coronavirus variants circulating around the globe. (NIAID-RML via AP)

Virus variant from South Africa detected in US for 1st time

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A new variant of the coronavirus emerged Thursday in the United States, posing yet another public health challenge in a country already losing more than 3,000 people to COVID-19...

FDA gives approval for syringes to extract an extra dose from vials of the Covid-19 vaccine

PATRICK T. FALLON January 23, 2021

Syringes wand vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are prepared to be administered to front-line health care workers under an emergency use authorization at a drive up vaccination site from Renown...

Dr. Amy Acton, head of the Ohio Department of Health, addresses members of the media during a press conference updating the public on COVID-19 on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. A fifth case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, was confirmed in Ohio earlier Thursday. (Doral Chenoweth/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

Canceled classes, voting with Q-tips: Virus concerns grow in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cancellations and closings are sweeping across Ohio as coronavirus concerns grow. A look at developments related to the virus that causes COVID-19 as the state tests for additional...

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...

Non-deadly norovirus affects 300 students at Miami University

Lauryn Rosinski March 13, 2016

During the past week at Miami University in Ohio, Margot Flowers, a mathematics and statistics sophomore, saw something strange on her campus.“I have noticed sick people, and people missing from classes,”...

Screenshot from TV2 video on Vimeo. “Should you vaccinate your child?”

Recent measles outbreak highlights importance of vaccine

Haley Phillippi February 11, 2015

Measles, the highly contagious virus, has taken over headlines nationwide and is even being debated among members of Congress. It’s mandatory for all Kent State students to have the measles vaccination;...

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