W.Va. Sees First Cases Of Drug-Resistant Fungi

While Candida auris is resistant to antibiotics, physicians have a set of medicines to treat the fungal infection. The difficult part is identifying the infection and prescribing the correct medication.

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W.Va. COVID-19 Deaths Pass 8,000 Mark

That number is higher than the population of eight counties in the state, according to U.S. Census data. That includes Wirt, Pendleton, Calhoun, Tucker, Gilmour, Pleasants, Doddridge and Pocahontas counties. CDC data indicates more than 2,600 people in the state have died from the virus on average per year.

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CDC Purchases Pocahontas County Land For Mine Safety Research Facility

The CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is building the Underground Mine Safety and Health Research Program facility to primarily research mine explosions.

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State Lawmakers, Advocates Set To Act On 'Forever Chemicals'

With toxic “forever chemicals” being detected in waterways statewide, the pollutants have caught the attention of both the public eye and state legislators.

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