Researchers Investigate Flu Vs. Coronavirus Transmission In Florida

Research shows Florida is different than the rest of the nation in terms of how our climate impacts flu transmission. While influenza is not equivalent to COVID-19 , it’s a good case study in how the coronavirus might progress. So researchers, like Florida State University associate professor Chris Uejio, have been…

South Korea Records Spike In New Coronavirus Cases After Nightclub Outbreak

South Korea reported 34 new coronavirus infections Sunday, its highest daily tally in about a month, following an outbreak tied to several nightclubs and bars. Korean health officials said that 24 of the new cases originate from Seoul’s Itaewon neighborhood. Authorities had recently identified a 29-year-old man who tested positive for…

Boris Johnson Outlines Plan To Ease Coronavirus Restrictions In U.K.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined plans Sunday for a phased reopening of Britain’s economy, citing decreasing coronavirus hospitalizations and deaths, and asked anyone who cannot perform their jobs from home, such as construction and factory workers, to return to work. “There are millions of people who are both fearful of this…

Unemployment Numbers ‘Will Get Worse Before They Get Better’ Mnuchin Says

The worst of the nation’s historic job losses are yet to come, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who told Fox News Sunday that “the reported numbers are probably going to get worse before they get better.” Mnuchin’s comments followed Friday’s report from the Labor Department showing the U.S. lost a…

Why A Historic Wave Of Latino Prosperity Is Under Threat Now

It was just a few months ago when things were looking up for Latinos. Wages were rising and unemployment had hit a record low . As the U.S. economy marked its longest expansion on record, Latino families marked better times with milestone purchases. They bought more homes than any ethnic group,…

Justices Delve Into Major Medical Marijuana Case

In a case that could have important implications for the medical-marijuana industry, Florida Supreme Court justices Wednesday waded into a battle about whether the state has properly carried out a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized marijuana for patients. …