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Two teens in Florida die of coronavirus complications

Two teens in Florida die of coronavirus complications

Two teenagers in Florida have died from Covid-19 complications, according to data posted by the Florida Department of Health. The teens were between the ages of 14 and 17, the department said. This brings the total number of minors who have died in relation to the virus in Florida to seven. The others were a 9-year-old girl…MORE

Chicago police have a suspect in custody in murder of 9-year-old boy

Chicago police have a suspect in custody in murder of 9-year-old boy

Chicago police officials announced Monday they have a suspect in custody in the murder of 9-year-old Janari Andre Ricks, who was fatally shot July 31 while playing with friends outside his house. Chicago Police Chief of Detectives Brendan Deenihan said that the suspect, who has not yet been named, drove up to the house, snuck…MORE

NHL announces no Covid-19 cases during first week of return to play

NHL announces no Covid-19 cases during first week of return to play

The National Hockey League resumed its season over the weekend and so far, so good. The league announced in a release on Monday that it has received no positive Covid-19 test results during its first week back inside the two hub cities of Toronto and Edmonton. All 24 teams entered the hub cities on July…MORE

Michigan state senator critical of state shutdown tests positive for Covid-19

Michigan state senator critical of state shutdown tests positive for Covid-19

Michigan State Sen. Tom Barrett, an impassioned critic of the governor’s pandemic orders, announced Sunday that he has contracted coronavirus. Barrett, who is still an active part-time helicopter pilot in the Michigan Army National Guard, received the positive result during a routine screening before an upcoming training event, according to a press release from his…MORE

The FDA’s list of dangerous hand sanitizers has now grown to more than 100

The FDA’s list of dangerous hand sanitizers has now grown to more than 100

The US Food and Drug Administration has expanded its warning about hand sanitizers to avoid, with the list now topping 100. The agency first warned consumers in June about hand sanitizers containing methanol, which can be toxic when absorbed through the skin and potentially deadly if ingested. Since then, several such products have been recalled…MORE

90-minute tests that detect Covid-19 and other viruses to be rolled out in UK

90-minute tests that detect Covid-19 and other viruses to be rolled out in UK

The British government has procured “millions” of two separate coronavirus tests that can detect not only coronavirus but several other viruses common in autumn, winter and spring, the UK’s Department of Health said Monday. The tests will be rolled out in hospitals, care homes and labs across the UK from next week. “We’re using the…MORE

Your hair knows what you eat, study finds

Your hair knows what you eat, study finds

You are what you eat, so the saying goes. But few people would suspect that dietary choices are reflected, inch by inch, in the hair growing on your head. Your mop can potentially shed light on whether you prefer veggie burgers or cheeseburgers, a new study has suggested. Researchers from the University of Utah collected…MORE