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Michigan grandfather, 79, has become state’s fourth fatality from EEE as death toll surges to 11

Grandfather, 79, becomes Michigan’s fourth death from mosquito-borne EEE virus as Massachusetts cases hit 50-year high Stan Zalner, 79, of Battle Creek, Michigan, died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis on Wednesday The rare disease is transferred by infected mosquitoes and kills one-third of those who fall ill His family says he was hospitalized with flu-like symptoms… Read More »

Police violence deemed leading cause of death in men, Black men fare worst

The Louisville Courier Journal reported that of 130,999 traffic stops in Louisville from 2016 to 2018 where citations were given, African Americans were disproportionately stopped and three times as likely to be searched as white drivers. According to a new study on life expectancy and mortality within the nation, researchers found that excessive force by… Read More »