Maine wedding reception now linked to deaths of 7 people who didn’t attend

Maine wedding reception now linked to deaths of 7 people who didn’t attend

At least seven people have died in connection to a coronavirus outbreak that continues to sicken people in Maine following a wedding reception held over the summer that violated state virus guidelines, public health authorities said. None of the seven people who have died attended the wedding, CBS affiliate WABI reported. The Big Moose Inn…

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UW-Madison threatens ‘more drastic action’ as experts say COVID-19 outbreak impacting broader community

UW-Madison threatens ‘more drastic action’ as experts say COVID-19 outbreak impacting broader community

UW-Madison threatens ‘more drastic action’ as experts say COVID-19 outbreak impacting broader community × Thanks for reading! Log in to continue. Enjoy more articles by logging in or creating a free account. No credit card required. A student’s window at Sellery Hall displays a plea last week that many in the quarantined dorm may have…

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How the CDC failed local public health officials fighting the coronavirus

How the CDC failed local public health officials fighting the coronavirus

The week America lost the fight against the new coronavirus, the nation’s premier health agency promised local officials it had the virus under control.    It was the third week in February. And senior leaders at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention repeatedly brushed off calls to take COVID-19 more seriously.  They dismissed concerns from Minnesota…

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As controversies swirl, CDC director is seen as allowing agency to buckle to political influence

As controversies swirl, CDC director is seen as allowing agency to buckle to political influence

In his first address to the staff of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Robert Redfield called the Atlanta-based agency “the best science-based, data-driven agency in the world.” His voice breaking repeatedly as he tried without success to hold back tears, Redfield — named director of the CDC in March 2018 — told thousands of employees…

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Not Getting Enough Sleep Really Does Suck The Joy Out of Life, Research Confirms

Not Getting Enough Sleep Really Does Suck The Joy Out of Life, Research Confirms

Most of us know first-hand that lack of sleep has a profound effect on how we function day to day. From irritability and increased clumsiness to greater susceptibility to colds and chronic diseases, there’s ample research to back this up. Now, a large new study also confirms that being sleep deprived really can suck the…

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‘Herd mentality’: Trump again asserts coronavirus will just ‘disappear’

‘Herd mentality’: Trump again asserts coronavirus will just ‘disappear’

Savannah Behrmann, USA TODAY Published 11:12 p.m. ET Sept. 15, 2020 | Updated 9:24 a.m. ET Sept. 16, 2020CLOSE Without masks and a vaccine, we could reach Herd Immunity from COVID-19, but deaths would skyrocket. We break down the science of it. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday during a televised town hall that…

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