The massive blast caused atmospheric shock waves seen by orbiting weather satellites.
The announcement is part of a plan to expand access to rapid testing, but most tests won’t be available for at least two weeks.
“Temperatures will keep rising as long as we keep increasing greenhouse gases,” one climate scientist said.
“It’s going to get worse before it gets better,” one doctor said.
“People Aren’t Going To Realize It Until They Call 911 And No One Comes”: How Omicron Could Push Hospitals Over The Edge
The cruel irony is that what appears to be the mildest widespread variant of the coronavirus is the one that risks pushing the US hospital system to the brink.
NOAA announced that at least 688 people died from extreme weather in 2021, but BuzzFeed News has shown that the true toll is much higher.
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“Pediatric hospitalizations are at the highest rate compared to any prior point in the pandemic,” the CDC’s director warned.
The state now says that 246 people were killed in last February’s winter storm. An updated analysis by BuzzFeed News puts the number at more than 750.
Jail Time For An “Imaginary Crime”: It’s Almost Impossible To Overdose Just By Touching Fentanyl, But People Are Being Locked Up For It Anyway
“People should not be in jail for imaginary crimes,” one expert said.
Anthony Fauci says the CDC is aware of recent pushback to its changes to isolation guidelines and may soon alter them.
“This Is Climate Change Barging Through The Front Door”: Water Scarcity Is Forcing Changes In How The Colorado River Is Shared
Huge decisions will be made in the next few years about who gets water from the shrinking Colorado River. Basin tribes are fighting to get their share.
The White House Is Defending The CDC’s New 5-Day Coronavirus Isolation Guideline For Asymptomatic People
“We are standing on the shoulders of two years of science,” the CDC director said.
Why one global health expert is urging more focus on vaccine sharing.
Experts welcomed the decision to shorten the isolation period to five days, but many are still concerned testing negative first hasn't been prioritized.
No one is accurately measuring how many people are dying from climate change and extreme weather. This is a fatal mistake that takes pressure off political leaders.
The climate crisis is here, the US is woefully unprepared, and people are already paying with their lives.
“I've invested too much hope only to be burned. I'm not going to hold stock in the future anymore.”
He put nature conservation on a scientific footing, battled colleagues who were enraged by his biological explanations of human behavior, and won two Pulitzer prizes — all inspired by ants.
Every day, decisions are being made based on rapid COVID tests. How common are false negatives, and can you trust the results?
“This spreads so fast that if you look at what's going on today, it's actually already happened 10 to 14 days ago,” one expert said.
“The capacity for superspreading events is really extraordinary,” one expert said.
Multiple tornadoes touched down in several states last Friday, causing widespread destruction and leaving scores of people dead and injured.
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The US is facing another COVID surge, and Omicron is poised to make it worse. But there is one clear step Americans can take to protect themselves and society at large: get vaccinated.
Rare blood clotting side effects linked to nine deaths triggered the recommendation, which stops short of calling for ceasing use of the one-shot vaccine.
“It felt like we were driving blind, and we really were a little bit,” one expert said.
New York City's New Overdose Prevention Centers Have Already Saved Lives. The Biden Administration Should Get On Board.
We are New York district attorneys and health officials. Here’s why New York City is opening sites for people to safely use drugs.
“What makes me most uncomfortable and concerned is that the loss of this much life was preventable.”
Sure, not everyone is great in an emergency. But here’s how not to be a total Carrie. Caution, spoilers ahead, although everyone is talking about this right now, TBH.