The president of the Medical Association of Georgia said Wednesday this flu season could be worse than last year’s, and again stressed the importance of getting both a flu and COVID-19 vaccine.
Public school students across the state increased their average math score from 511 to 531 over last year’s class, and evidence-based reading and writing went from 532 to 546. Overall, the average Georgia student’s SAT score was 1077, 39 points higher than the national average.
Hospitals in Alaska, Idaho and Nevada are reporting a crush of new coronavirus cases and limited medical staff, forcing some facilities to prioritize resources.
Two top public health experts join Political Rewind to answer questions about the current COVID-19 surge. Does the latest data tell us we’ve reached the peak in new cases of COVID-19 in the state? Are hospitals still facing a care crisis?
About 60% of current COVID-19 outbreaks in Georgia are occurring in K-12 schools across the state, public health officials said Tuesday. That’s seven times more than the child outbreaks in previous virus surges, Cherie Drenzek, the state epidemiologist, told the board of the Department of Public Health.
Georgia Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey, the state's top public health official, broke down in tears Tuesday as she thanked public health workers for their work in the pandemic. She praised the workers for continuing to do "incredible" work, even though "we're not only not valued, we're ridiculed."
There is still much that is unknown about the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Scientists and researchers around the world are working to...
As efforts to contain the coronavirus continue to ramp up across the country, rumors and false information also continue to spread. In an effort to...
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