It’s certainly a shock how many stories are popping up as of late about people, Black women in particular, battling with pneumonia. First it was Kim Porter, who passed unexpectedly of lobar pneumonia late last year, then it was Tamera Mowry-Housley, who was out for a week with what developed into viral pneumonia. Now, Whoopi Goldberg has […]

ORLANDO, Florida – Cleveland Cavaliers’ head coach Tyronn Lue left the game against Orlando with an undisclosed illness in the second quarter of the game Tuesday night.Lue headed to the locker room about 6 minutes into the second half. Team trainer Steve Spiro was with him. Fox Sports Ohio announced that he will stay at […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Flu activity has been on the rise every week for the past month. In the last several weeks alone, two Northeast Ohioans have died from the virus. “We’ve had more than 1,000 people go to emergency departments for fever and flu like illness in the last few weeks,” said Cuyahoga County […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The spread of the flu is moving quicker this year than last, with four states already in the “widespread” category according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The flu shot is reportedly only 10 percent effective against the most dominate strain this year which is H3N2. The CDC tracks the spread of […]

GEAUGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Four Kenston Middle School teachers and three students were taken to the hospital for observation Wednesday and the school was evacuated again, after they got sick from a smell. All seven victims complained of dizziness. Tuesday, 11 people were hospitalized after falling ill at Kenston Middle School at 17425 Snyder Road. Superintendent Nancy Santilli said the […]


The singer, who died April 21, began requesting foods that were easier to digest, chef Ray Roberts told the AP. He was also fighting off "waves of sore throats and frequent upset stomachs."

Proving that he’s still the best, Prince threw a dance party at his mansion in Minnesota one day after he was in the hospital for the flu. News first broke of Prince’s illness on Friday night, though it seemed much more serious at first before his team cleared up that it was only the flu. To […]

Being the legend that he is, Prince has been trying to push through concert appearances and over thirty years of hits despite being riddled with the flu. The 57-year-old rocker didn’t plan to take any days off anytime soon as he’s in the midst of his “Piano & A Microphone” tour which began in Melbourn, Australia […]

CLEVELAND– Four students at a charter school in Cleveland were taken to the hospital on Monday. The group of students at Lake Erie Preparatory School ate food that a classmate gave them, I Can Schools said. They were transported to Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. The students’ parents were notified. “We will be diligent in investigating […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Ohio Department of Health is reporting Ohio’s first case of Zika virus in a returning traveler from Haiti. She’s a 30-year-old Cuyahoga County woman in Cleveland. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was reporting 35 cases of Zika virus in 12 states and the District of Columbia prior to Ohio’s […]

It’s been a tough month in Hollywood when it comes to the loss of legends. Just days after the death of David Bowie and Alan Rickman, Eagles guitarist and founding member Glenn Frey has died, according to reports. Band members told TMZ that Frey had been battling rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis and pneumonia. He underwent […]

The FBI has stepped in to help Texas Rangers in the investigation of Sandra Bland, a woman who died in the hands of police custody after being arrested on a traffic charge. According to USA Today, the FBI announced their role in the investigation on Thursday after outcry from the family and the public increased over […]