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New strand of influenza impacts students

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Usually, the seasonal winter flu would peak at this time in the year, however, officials are worried by the news of a new and deadlier swine flu strain that is becoming widespread in 48 states. Nationwide, there have been 26.3 million flu-like illnesses, 12.4 million medical visits and 347,000 flu hospital...

Congo fights Ebola Outbreak

Annette Varghese, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Nearly 200 people have died in the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since the outbreak began, it has also spread to several neighboring countries, including Uganda and Angola. The World Health Organization has named this epidemic as a soon-to-be pandemic and recommends travelers...

After over a year, Liberia declared Ebola-free

After over a year, Liberia declared Ebola-free

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

September 11, 2015

After over a year of suffering and nearly five thousand deaths, Liberia was finally ruled Ebola-free on Sept. 5 by the World Health Organization. “Today is a day to celebrate, but we must not forget what we have learned,” said Chief Medical Officer Francis Kateh according to AllAfrica.com. “As...