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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 »

Mississippi is first state to lift mask mandate as COVID cases fall

Mississippi became the first state in the union to lift a mask mandate to curb the spread of the coronavirus, as cases fall. Mississippi’s statewide mask mandate has been in place since Aug. 4. Gov. Tate Reeves Reeves, a Republican, has chosen to extend the mandate several times since then. However, on Wednesday, he said… Read More »

Asia Today: Australia’s Victoria state imposes curfew

The premier of Australia’s hard-hit Victoria state has declared a disaster among sweeping new coronavirus restrictions across Melbourne and elsewhere from Sunday night By The Associated Press August 3, 2020, 1:30 AM 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MELBOURNE, Australia — The premier of Australia’s hard-hit Victoria state has declared a… Read More »

Weight loss diet developed at Penn State ranked second-best for 2020 – PhillyVoice.com

A weight loss diet created by a nutritionist at Penn State University has been ranked one of the best to follow in 2020 for those looking to shed pounds. U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings this week, identifying the best diets for a variety of nutritional goals, from healthy eating to weight… Read More »

Should my cat be vegan? Why alternative diet trends can be dangerous for your pet – The Ohio State University News

Millions of people embrace new diet and nutrition trends every day, but experts from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine urge people not to assume what works for them will also work for their pets. “People just want to do what’s best for their pets, but when they apply human diets to their… Read More »

CDC, state health officials investigating link between vaping and severe lung disease

States with the most cases include Wisconsin, with 15 confirmed cases and 15 more under investigation, according to CNN’s survey. Illinois has 10 confirmed cases, while 12 more are under investigation. California is looking into 19 such cases. The New York State Department of Health said Friday it was “actively investigating” 11 cases. Indiana and… Read More »