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Washington state sees first Brazil coronavirus variant case: health officials

Health officials in Washington state have confirmed the state’s first case of a worrisome coronavirus variant that was first identified in Brazil late last year.  The variant, scientifically known as P.1., was confirmed by the UW Medicine Virology Lab, which identified the mutation in a COVID-19 test sample from King County, according to a news… Read More »

Officials link 7 Wisconsin virus cases to in-person voting

Milwaukee’s health commissioner says officials have identified seven people who appear to have contracted the coronavirus through activities related to the April 7 election in Wisconsin By The Associated Press April 21, 2020, 12:32 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MILWAUKEE — Officials have identified seven people… Read More »

Rare gonorrhea-linked infection that can lead to meningitis reported in Michigan: health officials

Health officials in Michigan are looking into multiple cases of a rare but serious gonorrhea-linked infection. In an announcement on Thursday, the Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department announced it and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are investigating 11 cases of disseminated gonococcal infection (DGI). MAN DIAGNOSED WITH RARE SYPHILIS INFECTION… Read More »