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Judge orders Cinci hospital to treat COVID-19 patient with Ivermectin, despite CDC warnings

BY: - August 30, 2021

A Butler County judge ruled in favor of a woman last week who sought to force a hospital to administer Ivermectin — an animal dewormer that federal regulators have warned against using in COVID-19 patients — to her husband after several weeks in the ICU with the disease. Butler County Common Pleas Judge Gregory Howard […]

University tries to beat the clock on COVID-19 vaccine mandate ban

BY: - July 16, 2021

Using the clock to its advantage before state legislation outlaws the practice, Cleveland State University said it will move forward with its requirement that all on-campus students seek vaccination against COVID-19 before returning this fall. House Bill 244, which Gov. Mike DeWine signed Wednesday, forbids public K-12 schools and colleges from requiring any vaccine without […]

Most Ohio colleges say no to COVID-19 vaccine mandates for students, employees

BY: - April 28, 2021

Most Ohio’s colleges and universities say they will not require students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine to return to campus next fall. All the largest institutions in the state — Ohio State University, the University of Cincinnati, Ohio University and others — said via spokespeople they have no plans to require students and employees to […]

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 […]

As pandemic rages, more infectious ‘Columbus variant’ of coronavirus emerges, researchers say

BY: - January 14, 2021

After nearly 800,000 Ohioans have tested positive for COVID-19 since March, researchers say they’ve identified a homegrown and more infectious mutation of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. While the mutation is similar to a strain recently discovered in the United Kingdom and South Africa, researchers believe the “Columbus variant” originated in the U.S. “We are […]

Senate mulls legislation to shore up college transfer process

BY: - January 17, 2020

A state Senate committee is looking over a bill that would shore up the college transfer process for students weary of losing completed coursework along the way. The Senate Higher Education committee fielded testimony Thursday on House Bill 9, which supporters say will increase the rate of students who wind up earning degrees. The committee […]