US continues to be worldwide leader in coronavirus-related deaths

With COVID-19 taking the lives of at least 247,000 people worldwide, the US leads all other countries with a death toll that has pushed passed 68,000 and counting. President Trump said that the number of US coronavirus-related deaths could reach 100,000, per reports via NBC news. On the other hand, Italy, the second-leading country in coronavirus-related deaths, has taken steps toward normality by reopening businesses after posting its lowest daily death toll since March 10, per reports via NBC news.

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Portage county law firm, local courts determined to resolve eviction issues caused by COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc, people not only fear for their health, but they also may not have a place to live due to the continuance of eviction hearings in the Portage County municipal court. Community Legal Aid, a nonprofit law firm that serves the low-income and the elderly community for civil legal matters, provides its services to 8 different counties around Ohio which include: Summit, Medina, Portage, Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, Stark and Wayne. And of those 8 counties, Portage and Medina are handling the most conviction cases according to John Petit, the managing attorney for housing and consumer programs at Community Legal Aid. According to reports, there have

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FDA approves Ohio-based Battelle’s mask-sterilizing technology to resolve PPE shortages

“This technology is meant to protect our frontline healthcare workers and the patients they serve in areas hardest hit by COVID-19, while PPE supplies are increased throughout the country. We at Battelle hope that Americans know there are many organizations doing everything they can to support our health and safety during this challenging time.” Matt Vaughan, Battelle’s President of Contract Research

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