The Season 20 finale of American Idol on Sunday (May 22) went on without Carrie Underwood. The country star was booked to perform, but had to bow out at the last minute due to COVID-19 exposure. Host Ryan Seacrest made the announcement at the beginning of the episode. "There was...
More than 100 confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported in 12 countries, including the US
(CNN) — More cases of a rare disease have been reported worldwide, including in the United States -- where one health official said he expects new cases in the days ahead. As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox were under investigation in 12 countries, the World Health Organization said in a news release.
Tainted peanut butter linked to sicknessSCDN Graphics Department. The FDA is warning Michigan residents to check their peanut butter after an outbreak of Salmonella linked to a popular brand of peanut butter has sickened Americans in multiple states.
Sickness linked to peanut butterSCDN Graphics Department. The FDA is warning North Carolina residents to check their peanut butter after an outbreak of Salmonella linked to a popular brand of peanut butter has sickened Americans in multiple states, including North Carolina.
Good Morning America anchor Ginger Zee revealed on Friday that she and both of her children have tested positive for COVID-19. She posted photos of their positive tests on Instagram, and announced that she will be out of work for a while to prevent spreading the virus to anyone else on the GMA staff. However, she told fans that she is "feeling tired and stuffy but ok."
We here at PopCulture.com have a fairly constant finger on the pulse when it comes to food recalls. Whether on their own volition or by government order, companies regularly pull items for serious risks such as failure to disclose allergens, foreign matter contamination or salmonella risks. However, this just-issued hot dog recall has reasoning one we rarely see.
ATLANTA, May 22 (Reuters) - Health authorities said they may have found a third case of the monkeypox virus in the United States and are running tests on a patient in South Florida to confirm if the person has contracted the disease, which is staging a rare outbreak outside of Africa.
A huge number of North Koreans including leader Kim Jong Un attended a funeral for a top official, state media reported Monday, as the country maintained the much-disputed claim that its suspected coronavirus outbreak is subsiding. Since admitting earlier this month to an outbreak of the highly contagious omicron variant,...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A huge number of North Koreans including leader Kim Jong Un attended a funeral for a top official, state media reported Monday, as the country maintained the much-disputed claim that its suspected coronavirus outbreak is subsiding. Since admitting earlier this month to an outbreak...
In a poll conducted by the Guardian in August of 2021 about the number of deaths Australians would be willing to accept as restrictions eased, only 3% of respondents felt that 5,000 or more COVID-related deaths per year would be acceptable. Sadly we have surpassed that milestone in the first four months of this year alone. Each day, an average of 45,000 Australians are reporting cases of COVID, a number that is rising and likely a substantial underestimate. Yet where are the sensible public health measures to stem the tide of illness and death? ...
One billionaire was minted every 30 hours during the pandemic. Now, a million people may fall into extreme poverty every 33 hours, Oxfam estimates.
In 2021, China minted 62 new billionaires, including Chris Xu, the founder of online fashion giant Shein. The US produced 50 pandemic billionaires.
Monkeypox is something ‘everybody should be concerned about’ and ‘would be consequential,’ if it spreads, says President Biden
That’s President Joe Biden on Sunday commenting on rising cases of monkeypox, which have been identified in Europe and recently the U.S. Biden made his remarks about the virus, which is contagious and causes a rash akin to chickenpox, to reporters at Osan Air Base in South Korea, amid a presidential tour of Asia, the Associated Press reported.
Here's how the US handled its first ever monkeypox outbreak that infected dozens of people across several states
The US faced its first monkeypox outbreak in 2003, originating from imported prairie dogs in Illinois.
BERLIN (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic is “most certainly not over,” the head of the World Health Organization warned Sunday, despite a decline in reported cases since the peak of the omicron wave. He told governments that “we lower our guard at our peril.”. The U.N....