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U.S. Airlines Dropping Mask Mandates

On Monday, April 18, U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle in Tampa, Fla., annulled the previous Center for Disease Control’s mask mandate for the Transportation Security Administration. Before this action, the TSA required all passengers and employees to wear masks…

A deadly Chinese virus has arrived in the U.S.

China is experiencing an outbreak of a deadly coronavirus that has infected over 1,000 people and killed 56. The strain of virus has been traced back to the central city Wuhan. The World Health Organization closed Hua Nan Seafood Wholesale…

Drug Resistant ‘Superbug’ in California

A possible deadly ‘superbug’ known as CRE infected seven, killed two and has been exposed to approximately 200 others in Southern California, UCLA reported Wednesday. All five of the confirmed contaminated patients who remain alive are under treatment and supervision,…

Measles Outbreak May Be Linked To Anti-Vaccine Movement

In 2000, the Center for Disease Control declared that measles had been eliminated from the United States, but in recent years the highly infectious disease has struck again. So far in 2015 alone, 121 cases across 17 states were reported…

What Students Need to Know About the H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine

Monday, October 5, 2009, started the distribution of the Swine Flu Vaccine across the county. However there is a long line to receive the vaccine and people with the highest risk of catching swine flu are first in line.

First Case of Swine Flu Reported in Bloomsburg

The first recorded case of the H1N1 virus, more commonly known as the swine flu, has been reported. On August 28, Dr. Robbie Soltz, wife of Bloomsburg University President David Soltz, became the first BU community resident to be diagnosed with the virus.