Study shows COVID-19 case rates in schools higher than previously believed

A Nebraska study on asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in schools has found that infection rates may be higher than previously believed. OPS PROTECTS, an Omaha Public School district program in a partnership with the University of Nebraska Medical Center, found that infection rates in schools involved in the first phase of the pilot program were two-and-a-half times higher for staff and […]

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WHO panel advises against hydroxychloroquine to prevent COVID-19

A World Health Organization panel is now advising against the use of hydroxychloroquine, the controversial drug promoted heavily by the Trump administration, to treat patients infected with COVID-19. The international health agency announced Monday that a panel of experts for its guideline development group now “strongly advises” against use of the anti-inflammatory drug, often used to treat and prevent malaria, […]

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WHO panel advises against hydroxychloroquine to prevent COVID-19

A World Health Organization panel is now advising against the use of hydroxychloroquine, the controversial drug promoted heavily by the Trump administration, to treat patients infected with COVID-19. The international health agency announced Monday that a panel of experts for its guideline development group now “strongly advises” against use of the anti-inflammatory drug, often used to treat and prevent malaria, […]

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43 million Americans — said to include R. Kelly — struggle to read and write

George is a 79-year-old retiree who ran a car detailing business for two decades, repaired airplanes, served as a deacon in his church and has nine children. Brittani Bellamy is a 28-year-old who just recently got her own apartment, is practicing to get her driver’s license and works at Universal Studios. They may not be at similar stages in their […]

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Measles numbers break recent records with 704 reported cases

The number of measles cases in the U.S. has reached a new high, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting that there have been 704 cases reported nationally so far this year. Interested in Measles? The ongoing outbreaks have caused this year’s number of cases to blow past the previous annual record in just the first few months. […]

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