(NEW YORK) -- Locust outbreaks, a visual often used in entertainment to signify an upcoming apocalypse, could worsen as global temperatures continue to climb, according to new research.Far-reaching, synchronized desert locust outbreaks are strongly coupled to climate change in the last several decades, a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Despite having a very effective and easily available vaccine, measles outbreaks have continued to pop up in the United States over the last two decades.Most recently, there have been eight cases confirmed in Philadelphia since December 2023, all among unvaccinated individuals.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It may seem counterintuitive, but extreme cold blasts like the majority of the United States is currently experiencing will continue to occur even as global temperatures soar to record levels.While research shows that a warming climate will bring more frequent and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The conflict in Gaza between Israel and Hamas has led to scarce access to food, water, sanitation and medical supplies in overcrowded shelters and facilities that are housing hundreds of thousands of displaced people, many women and children, according to multiple humanitarian... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Sick workers were behind a plurality of foodborne illness outbreaks and caterers in the U.S., new federal data shows.In a report published Tuesday afternoon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looked at outbreaks across 25 state and local health departments from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some schools across the United States have been closing early in an attempt to stem influenza outbreaks.In Maine, students at Casco Bay High School in Portland were dismissed early on Friday, Dec. 2, due to 32% of pupils and staff members... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As avian flu outbreaks continue to ravage poultry production in the U.S. and overseas, turkey availability has drastically dropped and experts say the devastating wave shows no signs of letting up ahead of the Thanksgiving and holiday seasons.According to the U.S.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As children and teens continue to head back to classrooms, questions are arising about how much of a risk K-12 schools are when it comes to the spread of monkeypox.More than 18,400 cases have been diagnosed in the United States since... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the emergence of COVID-19 and the recent surge in monkeypox cases, scientists and doctors who specialize in infectious disease are issuing increasingly dire warnings, saying wealthy countries can no longer afford to ignore small outbreaks abroad.For decades, diseases that primarily... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The World Health Organization and UNICEF are warning of a "perfect storm" of circumstances fueling the potential for large-scale measles outbreaks, underscoring worrying signs of increased risk as infections around the globe this year are far above what they were this... Read More.
BY: KARMA ALLEN(NEW YORK) -- As the National Basketball Association prepares to restart its season, commissioner Adam Silver acknowledged that the season likely would "cease completely" if a coronavirus outbreak occurred within the league's carefully crafted pandemic bubble.Silver's... Read More.