Drug overdose deaths have surged during pandemic, CDC data shows

As the COVID-19 pandemic killed more than a half-million Americans, it also quietly inflamed what already was one of the country’s greatest public health crises: drug addiction. The Centers for…

Bobby Brown accuses Nick Gordon of foul play in deaths of Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina on ‘Red Table Talk’

Bobby Brown revealed that he believes Nick Gordon is responsible for the deaths of Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina Brown.  Houston died in 2012 at age 48. The late music…

Brazil COVID-19 deaths on track to pass worst of US wave

Brazil’s brutal surge in COVID-19 deaths will soon surpass the worst of a record January wave in the United States, scientists forecast, with fatalities climbing for the first time above 4,000 in…

Stillbirths, maternal deaths up by one-third amid pandemic: study

Overwhelmed health systems and less access to care during the coronavirus pandemic worsened birth outcomes for expectant mothers and newborns around the world, an analysis of dozens of studies suggests.…

Washington state sees zero flu deaths so far this season

No deaths from the flu have been reported in Washington state during the 2020-2021 season, according to data from the state health department.  Flu activity in the state is considered…

Mexico revises coronavirus death toll up by 60%, suffering second-most deaths globally

New data from Mexico indicates that the death toll from the coronavirus is far higher than previously thought. A report published by Mexico’s health ministry showed that by mid-February there…

Regeneron, Roche’s antibody cocktail cuts COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths by 70%, company says

A combination monoclonal antibody cocktail produced by Regeneron and Roche has shown to reduce hospitalization or death in COVID-19 patients by as much as 70%, a press release posted Tuesday…

Congress seeks recall of popular Seresto flea collars possibly linked to pet deaths

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. A congressional subcommittee has demanded the recall of a popular flea and tick collar that has been…

Martial law imposed in parts of Burma city as deaths rise

YANGON, Burma (AP) – Burma‘s ruling junta has declared martial law in parts of the country’s largest city as security forces killed more protesters in an increasingly lethal crackdown on…

US daily COVID-19 deaths drop below 2,000

The latest seven-day average of daily COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. has dropped to around 1,600, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said…