She’s a public health professor by day; a COVID-19 truther by night

BY: - February 22, 2021

Nearly 500,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, but that’s not scaring Catherine Stein. As the pandemic’s death toll rises and the scientific consensus has crystalized regarding how COVID-19 spreads and how to prevent it, Stein, who teaches infectious disease epidemiology at Case Western Reserve University, remains defiant. COVID-19, she wrote in January 2021, is “not […]

Coronavirus is surging, and a bipartisan state Senate wants to lift the bar curfew

BY: - October 21, 2020

With a pandemic worsening at an accelerating clip, a bipartisan group of state Senators is trying to lift restrictions cutting off bar sales at 10 p.m. statewide. On July 31, the Ohio Liquor Control Commission — at the behest of Gov. Mike DeWine — issued an emergency rule prohibiting liquor permit holders from selling alcohol […]

65% of Ohioans now living in counties with ‘very high’ levels of COVID-19

BY: - October 16, 2020

Thursday was Ohio’s worst day of the pandemic and all evidence suggests things are likely to worsen, according to interviews and new state data. Nearly 2,200 new COVID-19 infections were reported Thursday, the state’s third record breaking day this week alone. There are 1,041 Ohioans in the hospital with COVID-19 — about 100 shy of […]