CDC director has feeling of ‘impending doom’ amid new spike

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made an impassioned plea to Americans Monday not to let their guard down in the fight against COVID-19, warning of a potential fourth wave of the virus and saying she has a recurring feeling “of impending doom.” Speaking during a virtual White House briefing, Dr. Rochelle Walensky grew emotional as […]

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Health experts warn of new coronavirus spike as states ease restrictions, spring break travel surges

Fox News Flash top headlines for March 7 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Health experts have urged Americans to remain vigilant as some states start to roll back coronavirus restrictions and others see a rise in visitors due to spring break. Several variants of the COVID-19 virus have been identified across the […]

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US traffic deaths spike even as pandemic cuts miles traveled

Pandemic lockdowns and stay-at-home orders kept many drivers off U.S. roads and highways last year. But those who did venture out found open lanes that only invited reckless driving, leading to a sharp increase in traffic-crash deaths across the country. The nonprofit National Safety Council estimates in a report issued Thursday that 42,060 people died in vehicle crashes in 2020, […]

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Russia tightens virus restrictions as cases spike

Russia on Tuesday tightened anti-coronavirus restrictions including mask-wearing in public spaces after registering a record daily spike in virus deaths. According to the country’s consumer safety regulator, face masks are to be worn in crowded areas, on public transport, in taxis and lifts from Wednesday. Rospotrebnadzor also banned public events between 11 pm and 6 am, saying cafes and restaurants […]

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Zimbabwe COVID-19 infections spike to 132

Coronavirus cases in Zimbabwe more than doubled to 132 over two days, the state broadcaster reported Wednesday, after 76 new infections were detected mainly among citizens returning from neighbouring South Africa and Botswana. “Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases have now spiked to 132,” the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) reported. “All new cases except one have been registered among returnees from South Africa […]

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Spike in millennials with depression could 'hamstring US economy'

Depression spike among millennials hits their pockets: Spending on medication is expected to rise to $4,500 a year in US and could even start to harm the economy Experts say millennials will fork out an extra $4,500 on medications annually They will be more likely to take off work or become unemployed completely  Warning was issued by Blue Cross Blue […]

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Meth Abuse Driving Big Spike in Syphilis Cases

THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 — A startling increase in syphilis cases among Americans may be linked to addiction to methamphetamine and other drugs, federal health officials said Thursday. Between 2013 and 2017, the rate of syphilis infection among heterosexual men and women who use methamphetamine more than doubled, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. “While […]

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