"As we mourn the loss of Juan and offer support to his family and friends, I hope we all also will honor his memory by taking every precaution to help slow the spread of the virus and keep ourselves and others safe and healthy," Dr. Robin Oliver-Veronesi, the senior director of University Health Services. … [Read more...] about Penn State is tracking those in contact with a 21-year-old student who died of Covid-19 complications
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Police say surveillance video shows the 24-year-old standing on the corner when a white SUV pulls up. They say someone got out of the back of the vehicle then shot the man multiple times. The SUV is believed to be a Jeep Grand Cherokee. … [Read more...] about Police: 24-Year-Old Man Shot Multiple Times, Killed In South Philadelphia
Witnesses told investigators that the pair emerged from their vehicle and attempted to cross the lanes when they were struck by a silver Toyota sedan driving on the freeway. The sedan's driver did not stop in time. … [Read more...] about Father, 4-year-old struck and killed on North Freeway
Avoid water-related activities in bodies of warm freshwater, hot springs and thermally polluted water such as water around power plants. Avoid water-related activities in warm freshwater during periods of high water temperature and low water levels. Hold the nose shut or use nose clips when taking part in water-related activities in bodies of warm freshwater such as lakes, rivers or hot springs. Avoid digging in or stirring up the sediment while taking part in water-related activities in shallow, warm freshwater areas. Exposure to the amoeba may also occur when using neti pots to rinse one's sinuses of cold/allergy-related congestion or conducting religious rituals with tap water. Use only boiled and cooled, distilled or sterile water for making sinus rinse solutions for neti pots or performing ritual ablutions. Anyone who experiences headaches, fever, nausea, disorientation, vomiting, stiff neck, seizures, loss of balance or hallucinations after swimming in warm water … [Read more...] about Rare brain-eating amoeba infection confirmed in Florida, health officials say
One survivor, Sebastian DeLeon, was 16 years old last summer when he suffered a severe headache and was taken to a Florida hospital by his parents. Acting on a hunch, emergency room doctors ordered a spinal tap to test for meningitis, and a lab scientist found the amoeba moving in the spinal fluid. … [Read more...] about Brain-eating amoeba: What is it, and how do you prevent contracting it?