As the CDC announced it’s final clearance of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine for children 5-11 years old, Mecklenburg County Public Health leaders announced that they have received it’s first ship of the vaccine on Tuesday.  The shipment contained 13,500 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.  Click here to get more information. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated guidelines on Tuesday saying fully vaccinated Americans do not need face masks anymore unless they are in a large crowd. The CDC’s new “interim public health recommendations” details activities fully vaccinated can resume. Walking, running, hiking or biking outdoors alone or with members of their household […]

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning US consumers to not eat romaine lettuce as it may be contaminated with E. coli. Thirty-two people, including 12 who have been hospitalized have been infected with the outbreak strain in 11 stages. One had a life threatening form of kidney failure. People have gotten […]

Grown folks, please take time to wrap that thang up!  Seriously! Did you know that the rates of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia have climbed for the fourth consecutive year in the United States?! According to the CDC, nearly 2.3 million US cases of these sexually transmitted diseases were diagnosed in the last year! The Center for […]


A new study suggests Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law can be linked to a spike in gun-related deaths.

Scientists in Britain develop a USB-type device that monitors HIV virus level. Tests show that it's accurate and fast.

The woman, who asked to remain unidentified, delivered by cesarean section Tuesday at Hackensack University Medical Center. She is visiting from Honduras.

Public health experts claim that the virus has seen a dramatic increase in spite of efforts made to diminish the number of individuals affected.

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Statistics from the CDC indicate that in the last ten years, "from 2005 to 2014, the number of new HIV diagnoses among African American gay and bisexual men increased 22%. But that number stabilized in recent years, increasing less than 1% between 2010 and 2014."

I don’t know about you, but this Zika virus has me a little concerned.  Intially, scientist believed the Zika virus could only spread by mosquitoe bites.  However, the first transmission of the virus via sexual contact was confirmed Tuesday in Texas.  Click here for the full report!

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The government had to cop to a big-ole mea culpa yesterday when the Pentagon confirmed that that the U.S. military shipped live anthrax samples around the world via FedEx. Samples of the toxic bacteria went to private research laboratories in nine states and one in South Korea. CNN reports that four lab workers in the U.S. […]