Michigan detects Brazilian coronavirus variant in resident amid spike in cases

Michigan health officials on Thursday reported the first known case of the Brazilian coronavirus variant in the state. The variant, identified as P.1, was detected by commercial lab Quest in…

New York detects Brazilian coronavirus variant in Brooklyn resident

Health officials detected a case of the Brazilian coronavirus variant in a New York resident for the first time last week. In a press release issued Saturday, officials said the…

Hawaii identifies South African coronavirus variant in resident with no recent travel history: officials

Hawaii health officials this week announced the state’s first case of a concerning coronavirus variant that was first identified in South Africa late last year. The variant, B.1.351, was detected…

California’s business, resident exodus due to ‘failure of governance,’ UCLA economics professor says

UCLA economics professor and Hoover Institute senior fellow Lee Ohanian discusses how rising taxes and real estate prices are forcing people to leave California for Texas. UCLA professor Lee Ohanian…

Florida resident reports shooting naked man carrying Bible: cops

A naked man knocking on doors at a South Florida apartment complex at midweek was shot by someone who then called 911 to turn himself in, police said. The man…

South African coronavirus variant detected in New York resident

New York has confirmed a case of the South African coronavirus variant in a Nassau County resident. The case was discovered through sequencing at a city-based commercial lab, and no…

Rose McGowan reveals she’s a permanent resident of Mexico

Rose McGowan has left the United States and is currently living in Mexico. “I just got my permanent residency card from Mexico, and I’m so grateful to have it. This…

South African coronavirus variant confirmed in Massachusetts resident

A case of the South African coronavirus variant was confirmed in a Massachusetts resident who has no reported travel history. Officials said Tuesday that the patient is a female in her…

Texas confirms South Africa coronavirus variant case in Houston resident

Texas officials on Monday announced the state’s first confirmed case of a coronavirus variant initially detected in South Africa. The unnamed individual had traveled within the U.S. in December by way…

Virginia confirms South African coronavirus variant case in adult resident

Virginia health officials confirmed last week that the state had detected its first case of the South African coronavirus variant. The case was confirmed in an adult resident of Eastern…