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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JULY 14: A registered nurse stirs a nasal swab in testing solution after administering a COVID-19 test at Sameday Testing on July 14, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. COVID-19 cases are on the rise in most states as the highly transmissible Delta variant has become the dominant strain in the United States. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

First confirmed US case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in California

 (CNN) -- The United States' first confirmed case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been identified in California, according to a source familiar.The World Health Organization designates Omicron...

OPINION: What is an expert nowadays?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer February 23, 2021

What’s the best case for what makes someone an expert and someone not an expert in something? We could say that physically Lebron James is a basketball expert or Bennet Omalu is an expert in neurology...

Ruoming Jin, a professor in the Department of Computer Sciences.

Kent State professors use cellphone data to study behavior and mental health during pandemic

Kandra Hill Reporter October 27, 2020

Two Kent State professors have partnered in a research effort that will track participants’ cell phone data to study behavior of college students and their mental health during the pandemic. Kent State...

Trump announces end of US relationship with World Health Organization

Jason Hoffman, CNN May 29, 2020

(CNN) -- President Donald Trump announced on Friday that the United States will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization, a move he has threatened throughout the coronavirus pandemic."Because...

OPINION: COVID-19

Nicholas Hunter March 16, 2020

I’ll cut to the chase: I’m scared of the coronavirus.I have a chronic lung disease called cystic fibrosis and I’m a lung transplant recipient because of it. Right now, I’m the healthiest I’ve...

Sophomore fashion merchandising major Emma Henning shares her opinion on the coronavirus. Feb. 5, 2020.

Kent State students discuss coronavirus, express concerns

A new strain of coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China has spread to 28 countries, according to the CDC, and has been identified as a public health emergency of international concern by the World...

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U.S. declares public health emergency over coronavirus, university monitors outbreak

Running a fever, coughing  and dealing with a runny nose are common symptoms of a virus known as the common cold, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. This bug we deal with...

The coronavirus case map updates in real time as global health agencies confirm more cases.

World Health Organization declares coronavirus a public health emergency of International concern

By Michael Nedelman, CNN January 30, 2020

Originally Published: 30 JAN 20 14:45 ETUpdated: 30 JAN 20 15:02 ET     (CNN) -- The World Health Organization has declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international...

Travelers at Wuhans Hankou railway station queue to leave the city before the citywide lockdown came into effect.

Wuhan virus spreads as China puts cities on lockdown and scraps New Year celebrations

(CNN) -- Authorities in China have enforced a partial lockdown in the central city of Wuhan, as well as nearby Huanggang and Ezhou, as authorities battle to contain a deadly coronavirus outbreak.<These...

Who Knows Their Roommate Best? social event brings roommates together

Olson Hall’s fourth-floor lounge was buzzing with laughs and smiles at the Who Knows Their Roommate Best? Event on Thursday night.Female fourth-floor residents gathered in the lounge to enjoy refreshments...

The Board of Trustees passed a proposal in June 2019 to add a $20 fee to students bursar bills in an effort to improve mental health services on campus. 

Kent State yet to determine specifics of mental health fee

Abigail Mack August 31, 2019

Parking tickets, textbooks and difficult roommates occupy the minds of many college students. However, a 2018 survey conducted by the World Health Organization shows mental health is becoming a bigger...

As scientific warnings on tanning have increased so have taxes and regulations on tanning salon operators such as Michele Lanasa who owns a salon in Pasadena, Maryland, where she is shown on April 26, 2010. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Fun or dangerous: A look at indoor tanning

Shane Beneke October 18, 2015

With fall officially in full swing, many people have given up on getting their dose of the sun outdoors.For those who still need to get their “bronze on,” tanning beds and sun lamps are a year-round...

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