Health officials in Norton County, Kansas, have identified a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak that's infected an entire nursing home facility. On Monday, the local health department issued a press release announcing that the Andbe Home conducted tests among its residents, discovering that all 62 residents had contracted the coronavirus. Of those, 10 people have died.
Police officers broke up a party with more than 1,000 attendees in an off-campus apartment complex near Florida State University, according to a statement from the Tallahassee Police Department. The 1,000-plus attendees were crowded outside the complex, with around 700 vehicles blocking the travel lanes. The officers were “able to safely disperse the crowd” with
Nine people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus at a Georgia high school after footage went viral on social media of mask-less students not following social distance rules in the hallways. Six students and three staff members who were at North Paulding High School in Dallas, Georgia, last week have tested positive for COVID-19, according
“It will take time to jumpstart factories and we will struggle to keep up with demand at half capacity,” Chief Executive Goh Miah Kiat told Reuters. “We are going to see a global shortage of condoms everywhere, which is going to be scary,” he said. “My concern is that for a lot of humanitarian [programs
Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE’s free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories According to data compiled by The New York Times, there have been more than 946,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and some
A senior volleyball player at Howard University willingly missed out on playing in her final conference tournament in order to give a stranger the gift of life. Jurnee Farrell had no hesitations about donating her blood stem cell when she recently received a call that she was a match for a 57-year-old woman with acute
Ten people at a group care facility in Oklahoma were hospitalized after they were mistakenly injected with insulin instead of the flu shot. Eight of the people were patients at Jacquelyn House, a group home for adults with intellectual disabilities, and the other two were staff members. When the police arrived at Jacquelyn House they
A marriage between two love birds got off to a “strong” start when they deadlifted a barbell right after exchanging vows! Zeena Hernandez and Lisa Yang married in New York’s Prospect Park on September 28, and surprised their guests when a barbell loaded with 253-lb. weights was brought out in front of the altar. “We
Moms are incredible multitaskers, and runner Molly Waitz took that to another level when she ran the New York City Marathon on Sunday while pumping breast milk. The 27-year-old Waitz, a new mom to an eight-month-old boy named Bode, covered the 26.2 mile race course with a portable breast pump strapped to her chest. “I
Doctors believe one rare gastrointestinal condition might be going undiagnosed among patients. Auto-brewery syndrome — which causes someone to become drunk without consuming alcohol due to excessive fermentation in the gut — caused trouble in the life of one otherwise-healthy 46-year-old man, the subject of a recent case study. While it’s normal for the body
Weeks after visiting a North Carolina water park, a man has died from a brain-eating amoeba, leading people to question the safety of the popular summertime activity. Eddie Gray spent July 12 at Fantasy Lake water park in Cumberland County, North Carolina with his church mission group. North Carolina health officials believe that he contracted
Silicon Valley Facebook employees evacuated after a package sent to one of the company’s mail facilities tested positive for a poisonous chemical agent on Monday. Four buildings in Menlo Park, where the company is headquartered in Northern California, were emptied after a package was “deemed suspicious,” Facebook spokesperson Anthony Harrison told PEOPLE in a statement.
A judge has ruled that a 3-year-old child with leukemia must continue with chemotherapy after his parents pulled him out of treatment and fled the state. The child, Noah, was diagnosed with leukemia in April and started chemotherapy at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. But his parents, Joshua McAdams, 27, and
A North Carolina woman who was given a week to live after being diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor says a new drug is the reason she’s still alive eight months later. Amanda Thomas, 30, wasn’t feeling well after a minor car wreck last November, and her mom worried she might have a concussion. But
There is no scientific link between vaccines and autism, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Measles cases spiked 30 percent over the last year due to poor vaccination rates, the World Health Organization said Thursday. Experts say that people who skip vaccination — due to vaccine fearmongering, poor health systems and laziness — are
Warning: This story contains graphic images. Marisha Dotson, of Knoxville, Tennessee, was just 24 years old when she first spotted what she believed to be a small pimple on her nose. Little did she know, the small blemish marked the start of a health journey that would change her life — and face — forever.