Airlines cancel thousands of flights as storm attracts US travelers

Airlines cancel thousands of flights as storm attracts US travelers

Tens of thousands of travelers saw their travel plans disrupted on Friday after airlines canceled around 1,400 US flights as thunderstorms battered the East Coast. Another 6,300 flights had been delayed by early evening, according to tracking service FlightAware, adding even more chaos to those weekend travel plans. It was the second day in a … Read more

New York’s health department says hundreds of people could be infected with polio virus

New York’s health department says hundreds of people could be infected with polio virus

Poliomyelitis found in sewage samples from 2 New York counties 02:04 New York state health officials have found indications of additional polio virus cases in sewage samples from two different counties, leading them to warn that hundreds of people could be infected with the potentially serious virus. Just two weeks ago, the New York Department … Read more

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government declared a public health emergency on Thursday to bolster the response to the monkeypox outbreak. which has infected more than 7,100 Americans. The announcement will free up money and other resources to fight the virus, which can cause fever, body aches, chills, fatigue and pimple-like bumps on many parts … Read more