Issac Morgan

XBB.1.5 ‘rapidly replacing other COVID subvariants’; global health officials expect surge in cases

By: - January 11, 2023

CDC lists North Carolina among the heavily impacted states Global health officials are warning of an expected surge in cases of COVID-19 in the United States and other countries as the latest, most transmissible omicron subvariant continues to circulate. That new subvariant is called XBB.1.5 and it’s been rapidly growing in the United States. Both […]

‘The pandemic is not over’: Health experts warn of winter COVID surge amid fewer safety precautions

By: - November 1, 2022

For Briana Michel, a senior broadcast student at Florida A&M University, wearing a face mask for protection against COVID-19 seems a thing of the past. “From my perspective, I don’t think students are worried about COVID,” Michel said in an interview with the Florida Phoenix. “I don’t know anyone personally that wears a mask. When […]

New report says poor and low-income Americans can change the nation’s political landscape

By: - August 12, 2020

Voters from low-income backgrounds are consistently less likely to vote in national elections compared to those with higher incomes, a new study shows — a potential harbinger as the 2020 presidential election looms in swing states such as North Carolina. Why don’t low-income voters go to the polls? In 2016, when Donald Trump won the presidency, “The most common reason that low-income individuals did not vote in 2016 was...