We thought the most dangerous thing in the ocean was a shark… but as it turns out, it might be bacteria!
Health officials in Florida say a strain of Vibrio vulnificus is to blame for sending dozens of beach-goers to the hospital this summer, with 10 people dying from their infections so far.
This bacteria is very similar to cholera and thrives in the warm salt waters off the Florida coast.
“OMG. I think I’m being kidnapped.”
That was the last text 14-year-old April Millsap ever sent her boyfriend. The ominous message now serves as a clue for cops in Armada, Michigan who are investigating April’s mysterious murder.
The recent middle school grad was walking her dog along Macomb Orchard Trail last week when police say she was attacked and killed by a still unknown suspect. Hours later, a couple walking along the wooded path came across
An American doctor who selflessly traveled to Africa in order to stop the spread of Ebola has now tested positive for the disease himself.
Kent Brantly, a 33-year-old father of two, noticed the signs and symptoms of the incurable disease in his own body and immediately quarantined himself. He told the parishoners of his church that he believes his faith will be what saves him now.
7/28/2014 7:38 PM ET |
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Feelings! Feelings! Feelings!
6-year-old Alex Pring was born with a limb deficiency that left him without the lower part of his right arm…
And while he fought for a normal kid's life of playing sports and climbing outside — he knew the possibilities of him actually doing those things were slim to none.
That is, until the University of Central Florida gifted Alex with a 3D-printed prosthetic limb that's capable of reading muscle movements from the upper arm for functionality.
We send our sincerest sympathies and prayers to their family members.
Eighteen children and one school bus driver were killed in a horrific and deadly crash that involved a school bus filled with children and a train that occurred at an unmanned railroad crossing.
Another 20 children, who are between the ages of 7 and 14, were hospitalized with varying injuries. Fifteen of the children are in critical condition.
The accident happened on
An Air Algerie plane carrying 119 passengers that went missing mid-flight earlier this morning is believed to have crashed in Mali.
The airline company tweeted just now that the wreckage has been discovered in Tilemsi. Air Algerie tweeted:
The sky has seen far too many tragedies this week.
New reports this morning out of Western Africa about a missing plane carrying 116 people onboard. Air Algerie Flight AH5017 dropped off the radar shortly after taking off from Burkina Faso today.
Air traffic controllers lost all contact with the plane as it flew over Mali on its way to Algiers. Emergency teams are still searching for the possible crash site on the ground and French fighter jets have been dispatched to try and locate the aircraft.
The passenger list reveals that 51 of those onboard were French citizens.
Algerian officials have announced