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Colorado reports plague-infected fleas and animals, blames disease for 10-year-old’s death

Colorado health officials are investigating plague activity across a handful of counties, with plague-related causes behind the death of a child. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment noted lab-confirmed reports of plague-infected fleas and animals in areas including La Plata County, where the 10-year-old died. Plague, caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis, can… Read More »

Worldwide COVID death toll tops 3 million: Johns Hopkins University

The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 3 million people Saturday as confirmed cases surge to over 140 million, according to Johns Hopkins University data. The somber milestones arise at a time when vaccine distribution efforts have stumbled after concerns over the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. “This is not the situation we want to be… Read More »