Jennifer Lee

October 2, 2019
Tsunamis linked to spread of deadly fungal disease – BBC News

Tsunamis linked to spread of deadly fungal disease – BBC News

Image copyrightEducation ImagesImage caption The tsunamis that followed a huge earthquake in Alaska in 1964 caused massive damage A major earthquake in Alaska in 1964 triggered tsunamis that washed ashore a deadly tropical fungus, scientists say. Researc…
October 2, 2019
Oklahoma County Student Diagnosed With Active Tuberculosis – news9.com KWTV

Oklahoma County Student Diagnosed With Active Tuberculosis – news9.com KWTV

An Oklahoma County student has been diagnosed with an active case of tuberculosis, the OKC-County Health Department reported Tuesday. The student attends a Western Heights school in Oklahoma County and the OKC-County Health Department is investigating.  "Th…
October 1, 2019
Police in China find fugitive who has been living in a cave for 17 years – BGR

Police in China find fugitive who has been living in a cave for 17 years – BGR

When news broke late last month about a fugitive in Wisconsin who had made his home in a makeshift bunker in the middle of the woods and lived there for three years before being discovered, it seemed pretty wild. But that Wisconsin man can’t hold a candle to …
October 1, 2019
Washing Machine Spreads a Superbug to Newborns in Strange German Hospital Case – ScienceAlert

Washing Machine Spreads a Superbug to Newborns in Strange German Hospital Case – ScienceAlert

Plenty of clothes can be washed perfectly well at cold temperatures - the more sustainable option when it comes to doing your laundry. But a recent superbug case documented in Germany reveals that sometimes it's best to just blast your garments in the hot cyc…
October 1, 2019
Mosquito spraying for decades, Augusta finds itself lending a hand amid EEE concerns – WWMT-TV

Mosquito spraying for decades, Augusta finds itself lending a hand amid EEE concerns – WWMT-TV

Mosquito spraying for decades, Augusta finds itself lending a hand amid EEE concerns - WWMT-TV
September 30, 2019
Just A Handful Of Nuts May Help Keep Us From Packing On The Pounds As We Age – NPR

Just A Handful Of Nuts May Help Keep Us From Packing On The Pounds As We Age – NPR

U.S. adults put on about a pound a year on average. But people who had a regular nut-snacking habit put on less weight and had a lower risk of becoming obese over time, a new study finds. R.Tsubin/Getty Images Eating a handful of almonds, walnuts, peanuts o…
September 30, 2019
Humans can get tuberculosis from deer, the CDC says – WPVI-TV

Humans can get tuberculosis from deer, the CDC says – WPVI-TV

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found another unusual way animals can get humans sick. Luckily, this one doesn't involve kisses from your pet.After two decades of hunting, a 77-year-old Michigan man came down in 2017 with a case of tubercul…
September 30, 2019
Aerial spraying for EEE postponed in all 14 scheduled counties – WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

Aerial spraying for EEE postponed in all 14 scheduled counties – WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

LANSING, Mich– After calling off several of its sprays earlier Sunday afternoon, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced all aerial sprays to help prevent Eastern Equine Encephalitis have been postponed due to inclement weather. Treatm…
September 29, 2019
Bacteria are likely hiding in your household washing machine – FOX 31 Denver

Bacteria are likely hiding in your household washing machine – FOX 31 Denver

When multidrug-resistant pathogens kept reappearing on the skin of premature babies in a German hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit, investigators were confused. Tests for contamination in the incubators, as well as among healthcare workers who came into…