News Clips | May 27, 2021

9 questions about traveling with kids, answered by infectious-disease experts

Vaccinated Americans are returning to some sort of normal travel this summer. That’s still out of reach for families with young kids.

Extra Utah: A Journey To The Darkest Spot In The State

This summer, KUER producer Benjamin Bombard is traveling around Utah looking for places that are…extra. Extreme. His first mission: to find the darkest place—above ground—in the state. He just might have found it among the redrock spires of Kodachrome State Park.

Paper Plate Project uses unique art to raise funds for Utah Food Bank

Paul Heath teaches art at Newman and Bennion Elementary Schools in the Salt Lake School District. "The next generation of artists are going to be great," said Heath.

Overdose deaths up 42% in 2020; largest increases among Black and Latino communities

Based on cases handled by emergency medical services, the number of people in the U.S. who died due to drug overdoses was 42% higher in 2020 than the average number of overdose deaths in 2018 and 2019.

Letter: Revealing vaccine status of the deceased could help

Revealing vaccine status of the deceased could help It would be great if the UDOH would list the vaccination status of those who died from COVID-19 and maybe those who ended up in a ICU.

As Covid dissipates in the U.S., cold and flu viruses may return with a vengeance

Acurious thing happened during the Covid-19 pandemic: With masks, social distancing, and Purell galore, we kept most other germs at bay.