19 Jun, 2024
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Invasive Yellow-Legged Hornet Discovered in US, Officials Raise Concerns

Georgia beekeepers are concerned after an invasive species was detected for the very first time in the United States. Based on a statement released by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, the unusual-looking hornet was spotted earlier this month by a Savannah, Georgia beekeeper who instantly reported it to the agency.  In collaboration with the University […]

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Work Requirements in Medicaid: Georgia’s Singular Policy Amidst Change

Georgia has become the sole state in the United States to institute work requirements in its Medicaid program. In contrast to previous efforts by Republican-led states to impose work requirements in Medicaid, Georgia’s effort is anticipated to raise the amount of people with health insurance, as opposed to stripping coverage from countless low-income residents.  This […]

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Georgia Mountain Resort Disaster: 17 Lives Lost, 18 Individuals Still Missing

A devastating landslide has rocked the picturesque resort area of Shovi in the mountains of Georgia, resulting in a heart-wrenching toll of 17 confirmed deaths and leaving 18 individuals still unaccounted for.  As rescue operations continue into their third day, the gravity of the situation is becoming increasingly apparent.  The disaster has cast a shadow […]

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Naegleria Fowleri: Fatal Brain-Eating Amoeba Infection in Georgia Freshwater Lakes

The rare “brain-eating amoeba” caused the death of a Georgia resident, the state’s health department verified last Wednesday.  The anonymous victim had been infected with Naegleria fowleri, an amoeba that attacks brain tissue, causes cerebral swelling, and typically results in death, according to a news release issued by the Georgia Department of Health on Friday. […]