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South Korean Coronavirus outbreak linked to religious group

South Korean Coronavirus outbreak linked to religious group

South Korea has more cases of coronavirus than any country outside China – 1,261 – and that now includes the first U.S. serviceman stationed in the country, according to the United States Forced Korea. Twelve people have died from the coronavirus in South Korea, while approximately 1,300 people are infected.

South Korean Coronavirus outbreak linked to religious group

South Korea has more cases of coronavirus than any country outside China – 1,261 – and that now includes the first U.S. serviceman stationed in the country, according to the United States Forced Korea. Twelve people have died from the coronavirus in South Korea, while approximately 1,300 people are infected.

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Mental Health Within the African-American Community: a call to action

African-Americans has faced several discrepancies with mental health. Rather it being the lack of communication when discussing the topic, the scarcity of mental health care access or simply the lack of representation of African-American psychiatrists and psychologists; in each instance, it has become a nationwide issue that has finally been called to attention.

Family sues after DNA kit reveals fertility clinic secret

An Ohio woman has sued a fertility clinic after a DNA kit bought as a Christmas gift revealed that the man she thought was her father is not biologically related to her. She accuses the clinic of using a stranger’s sperm to fertilize her mother’s egg.

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