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Top five ways to hide a pandemic

COVID-19 was declared a pandemic in 2020, but we’re over it now. It’s too much hassle and we’ve decided to focus on treating each other with the very real act of kindness and washing our hands instead of tangible protocols to curb the spread of the virus.

Medical teams raise alarms as deadly cholera outbreak grows amid violence in Haiti

Most concerning, advocates say, is spread of cholera in Haiti’s overcrowded prisons

Could you have mold in your home?

One thing on my mind today is my numerous friends and family who live in Florida that are dealing with significant water damage or even just small leaks. This water damage can go on to become major sources of mold and mycotoxins if left unremediated.

Angina: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatments

Angina (pronounced ANN-juh-nuh or ann-JIE-nuh) is pain in the chest that comes on with exercise, stress, or other things that make the heart work harder. It is an extremely common symptom of coronary artery disease, which is caused by cholesterol-clogged coronary arteries. This is the network of arteries that nourish the heart muscle.

Students leave residence halls as awareness of mold grows

Kent State has begun moving residents out of dorms as the news of mold in residence halls breaks. Freshman journalism major Hevin Wilkey moved out of her dorm in Fletcher Hall on Sept. 19 after she saw what looked like mold on her vents.

Africa: Ready to Respond

The changing story of a vulnerable continent better prepared to respond to pandemics

Bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease found in Central Jersey water

Legionella, the bacteria that causes Legionnaire’s disease, has been found in water supplies from homes throughout Central Jersey, the New Jersey Department of Health announced Saturday.

Dismay as key cholera vaccine is discontinued

The manufacturer of one of only two cholera vaccines for use in humanitarian emergencies is to halt production at the end of this year, just as the world faces an “unprecedented” series of deadly outbreaks, the Guardian has learned.

200 Students Sick as Virus Spreads in Groton Elementary School, Closing Early Friday

"We have received an updated advisory from the BOH on site at Florence Roche. At this time it is their assessment that the illness students are experiencing is caused by a virus," Groton-Dunstable Regional School District Superintendent Laura Chesson said

Thai zoos come under scrutiny again as tourism rebounds from COVID-19

The welfare of rare and often threatened species in Thailand’s tourism and pet trades has long been a concern for animal rights activists.

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