Health News

H5N1 Discovered at Texas Egg Facility (April 2, 2024): Cal-Main Foods reported that H5N1 was discovered at its Texas egg facility in Parmer County, Texas. 1.6 million hens and 337,000 pullets were culled as a result.

First Death Reported from Alaskapox Virus (February 11, 2024): A man from the Kenai Peninsula Borough in Alaska is the first known person to die from the recently discovered Alaskapox virus.

The Latest on the Uganda Ebola Outbreak (October 24, 2022): The latest updates on the Ebola Outbreak in Uganda. The outbreak is the rare Sudan strain.

Monkeypox Outbreak 2022: Live Blog (August 1, 2022): The monkeypox outbreak continues to grow worldwide. The U.S. has declared the outbreak a public health emergency.

Monkeypox Case Reported in Dallas, Texas (July 16, 2021): A monkeypox case has been reported in Dallas, Texas. The person recently traveled to the U.S. from Nigeria and has been hospitalize.

Ten Children on Ventilators in Mississippi as Delta Covid Variant Surges (July 13, 2021): Ten children are on ventilators in Mississippi as the Delta covid-19 is surging in the United States. The Delta strain can be harder on younger people than the initial strain.

Dr. Osterholm Warns of New Covid-19 Surge in U.S. (April 7, 2021): Dr. Michael Osterholm is warning of a new surge in Covid-19 cases. These cases are being driven by the new Covid-19 variants.

California Activates Mass Fatality Program for Covid-19 (December 16, 2020): The state of California has sixty refrigerated trucks on standby to deal with an expected rise in Covid-19 deaths in the state.

U.S. Continues Breaking Covid-19 Records (November 15, 2020): The Covid-19 coronavirus is spreading out-of-control in nearly every U.S. state. Records are being broken daily and the daily death tolls is also starting to climb again.

Texas Governor Requests Use of Military Hospital for El Paso Covid-19 Surge (October 24, 2020): El Paso County is Texas is battling a massive Covid-19 surge and the Texas Governor has requested the use of a military hospital to deal with overflow.

U.S. Breaks Daily Covid-19 Record With Over 80,000 Cases (October 23, 2020): The U.S. continues to head in the wrong direction on the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic with a new daily case record.

Kansas City Hospitals Turning Away Patients as Covid-19 Cases Surge (October 17, 2020): Multiple Kansas City hospitals are turning away patients and ambulances because of a massive surge in Covid-19 cases.

UK Faces Tighter Restrictions as Covid-19 Cases Skyrocket (October 17, 2020): The UK is facing tighter restrictions as Covid-19 cases skyrocket at levels much higher than this spring.

President Donald Trump Tests Positive for Covid-19 (October 2, 2020): President Donald Trump has tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus.

Global Death Toll from Covid-19 Pandemic Passes One Million Mark (September 29, 2020): The global death toll from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has eclipsed the one million mark.

Dr. Fauci Warns Americans to Hunker Down for the Fall Covid-19 Surge (September 11, 2020): Dr. Anthony Fauci is warning American to hunker down for the Fall because we will probably face a surge in Covid-19 cases.

Scientists Grow First Functioning Mini Human Heart Model in the Lab (August 21, 2020): Researchers from Michigan State University have grown the first functioning mini human heart model in the laboratory.

Video: Robotic Arms Give Humans Massages (August 11, 2020): Robotic Arms have been developed by Capsix Robotics and the University of Plymouth to give humans massages.

Florida Records Highest Daily Covid-19 Deaths With 217 (July 29, 2020): Florida reported a record number of Covid-19 deaths for July 29th with 217 deaths in a 24-hour period. A new daily record for the state.

U.S. Tops 77,000 Coronavirus Cases in a Single Day (July 17, 2020): The U.

Florida Reports 15,299 New Covid-19 Cases in One Day (July 12, 2020): The Covid-19 coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the United States.

U.S. Sets Daily Coronavirus Record of 63,200 Cases (July 10, 2020): The U.

Florida Smashes Coronavirus Records (July 5, 2020): Florida continues to break records for the number of daily coronavirus cases. The state had 11,458 new cases on Saturday.

Scientists Link ALK Gene to Thinness (June 1, 2020): Scientists have linked to ALK Gene to thinness. Researchers found deactivating gene led to weight loss in mice and fruit flies.

Massachusetts Set New Daily High for Coronavirus Deaths with 252 (April 29, 2020): Massachusetts has set a new daily high for coronavirus deaths with 252 deaths in one day.