COVID-19 has just about everyone a little on edge. We are trying out best to practice Social Distanticing staying at least 6 feet away from everyone and keeping our activities out of the house to a minimum. Apple and the CDC have teamed up for a COVID-19 Symptoms Checker.
Bowie County Judge Bobby Howell facilitated a press conference today to discuss the local response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Howell said city and county officials are following the state and federal guidelines in response to the coronavirus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning us of a virus that is apparently being carried by ticks called the Powassan Virus (POW), a neuroinvasive disease that currently has no known cure and about a 10% death rate for those that develop encephalitis from POW.
The U.S. twin birth rate is at a record high, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control. Out of every 1,000 deliveries, nearly 34, are twin births. That was up by 2 percent from 2012 and new national high as reported.