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LIMA — Kris Browning, lead pastor of Shawnee Alliance Church, laughs when he thinks about retiring in 35 years or so and helping a new pastor transition into the role. Because human beings complain from time to time, he’s looking forward to that new pastor doing just that. In fact, he’s already prepared his joke. …

WUHAN, China (AP) — A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries. The 10-member team sent to Wuhan by the World Health Organization was approved …

Malaysia announced a state of emergency on Tuesday morning, suspending parliament and state legislatures, hours before millions of Malaysians were set to go back into lockdown following a surge in coronavirus cases that threatened to overwhelm the country’s public health system. A statement from the royal palace said the king had agreed to a declaration …

Mon, Jan 11, 2021 – 11:04 AM [LOS ANGELES] Digital health care is in the spotlight at the tech industry’s big event this week amid a pandemic that has highlighted the importance of remote services, with a potentially lasting impact on medical delivery. The Consumer Electronics Show, which is being held online from Monday, will …

A heavy and sometimes controversial agenda, coupled with technical problems during a global pandemic, brought a new set of challenges to the County Council last week, during a meeting that saw testifiers grumble about lack of access and a mayor appear to step outside his lane to advise council members on Sunshine Law issues. The …

A man stands near signage promoting the UK’s National Health Service message, “Stay Home, Save Lives” on a bus shelter in London on January 8. Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images UK London Mayor Sadiq Khan declared a “‘major incident’ due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus across the capital and the increase of Covid-19 cases in hospitals, …

Augusta, GA (WJBF)- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health disorder that people who have experienced or witnessed traumatic events may struggle with. Frontline health care workers have been fighting COVID-19 for nearly a year and some say it is ugly. “And that’s one of the things that COVID does, is people can’t take …

MANCHESTER — Bonfire Restaurant and Country Bar on Elm Street is the latest eatery to temporarily close as COVID-19 cases continue to spike. The restaurant announced Saturday it will temporarily close and reopen in February. “It’s a break, not a break up,” a sign on the door and a note on its Facebook page reads. …

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WV News) — Although the COVID-19 pandemic put up several hurdles, the High Technology Foundation has reported a largely successful 2020, with hopes to carry that momentum into 2021. The foundation’s major project of 2020 was working on Phase III of expansion at the I-79 High Technology Park. Work on the access road …

INDIANAPOLIS — Anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions have become more prevalent among Hoosiers since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the state’s top health officials said in calling for renewed attention on mental health resources. Many of those reporting mental health woes are affected by COVID-19 itself, Jennifer Sullivan, secretary of the state’s …