Tag: Georgia

Mask Fights Rip Georgia Schools as Hospitals Repeat Warnings

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. ATLANTA (AP) — Fights over masks in schools continued to tear...

Summer Campers Spread COVID at Home, Follow-Up Finds

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. After SARS-CoV-2 spread at a sleepaway camp in Georgia last summer,...

Georgia Republicans move closer to a takeover of elections in state’s largest county

CNN —   Republican lawmakers in Georgia are requesting that the state undertake a performance review of local election officials in Fulton County – a...

Idaho Governor Signs Onto Major Abortion-Rights Challenge

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Thursday signed onto an amicus brief in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could...

Woman fatally stabbed while walking dog in Atlanta park

Atlanta police say a woman who was walking her dog in one of the city’s most popular parks has been stabbed to death ByThe Associated...

5-Year-Old Boy Dies of COVID-19 in Georgia

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A family in Georgia is grieving after a 5-year-old boy with...

Recent Cyberattack Disrupted Cancer Care Throughout US

Cyberhacking of healthcare organizations are on the increase, and a recent cyberattack affected oncology care across the United States when hackers disrupted the software for...

Georgia interstate fully reopens, damaged overpass removed

Authorities have reopened a key stretch of a Georgia interstate in both directions, after quickly demolishing a bridge overpass that had been badly damaged in...

Couple Finds ‘Momma’ Snake And 17 Little Snakes Under Bed

A Georgia couple had a bit of a sssscare on Sunday when they came face to face with a large snake family under the bed....

Golf pro, 2 others fatally shot at Atlanta-area country club

Authorities say a professional golfer and two other men were killed in a shooting at an Atlanta-area country club and the suspect is still at...

Students pulled from car by Atlanta police announce lawsuit

Attorneys say two students pulled from their car and hit with stun guns by Atlanta police while they were stuck in traffic caused by protests...

Georgia’s Republican Convention Filled With Jeers, Boos And Bitterness Over 2020 Election

JEKYLL ISLAND, Georgia (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp drew jeers and boos at his state party’s annual convention Saturday, laying bare the bitterness that...

Schools Requiring Masks Had Lower Infection Rates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As face mask rules are loosened across the nation, a new...

Big Gaps in Vaccine Rates Across the US Worry Health Experts

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A steady crowd of people flowed into the New England Patriots’...

Strides Against HIV/AIDS Falter During Pandemic

By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News Wednesday, April 21, 2021 (Kaiser News) — Facing a yearlong siege from the coronavirus, the defenses in another,...

Several Vaccine Sites Pause Johnson & Johnson Shot After Adverse Reactions

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Several vaccine sites across the U.S. paused administration of the Johnson...

A Single-County Measles Outbreak Cost Millions, Study Finds

A measles outbreak that infected 72 people in Washington State cost approximately $3.4 million, including costs of the public health response, medical treatment expenses, and...

Convenience, Cost, and Some Caveats

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. At-home testing for COVID-19 features great convenience, but pathology experts caution...

South Has High Rate of Unreported COVID Deaths, Study Says

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Southern states have higher rates of unreported COVID-related deaths than other...

Deep South Falls Behind in COVID Vaccine Drive

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Walgreens pharmacist Chris McLaurin prepares to vaccinate Lakandra McNealy, a Harmony...

Final Election Day: Georgia deciding US Senate control

ATLANTA: Georgia voters are deciding the balance of power in Congress in a pair of high-stakes Senate runoff elections that will help determine President-elect Joe...

Joe Biden: Donald Trump, Joe Biden to rally in Georgia ahead of high-stakes Senate races

President Donald Trump travels to Georgia on Monday in a bid to keep the U.S. Senate in the hands of his Republican Party, after his...

Pence to make eleventh-hour ‘faith community’ appeal on behalf of Georgia Republicans Loeffler and Perdue

President Donald Trump, President-elect Joe Biden, Vice President–elect Kamala Harris and now Trump’s vice president, Mike Pence, are headed to Georgia next week to try...

Democrats Are Running Hard on Health Care in Georgia’s Runoffs

In this Nov. 20, 2020, photo, Vice President Mike Pence and Kelly Loeffler wave to the crowd during a Defend the Majority Rally in Canton,...

$100 Million Plan Takes Aim at Shortage of Black Physicians

Morehouse School of Medicine, a historically Black medical school in Atlanta, Georgia, and CommonSpirit Health system have teamed up to create a 10-year, $100 million...