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CDC Warns Variants Could Lead To Rapid Rise In Cases

(CNN) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a COVID-19 variant, first identified in the United Kingdom could become the dominant strain in the United States by March. The agency recently released two new reports warning…

BBB Warns Not To Share Vaccine Card On Social Media

(CNN) - The latest scam has to do with COVID vaccine cards. The Better Business Bureau is warning people not to share them online. Vaccination cards have personal information on them like your full name, your birthday, and where…

BBB Warning: Beware Of Online Puppy Scams

(CNN) - The Better Business Bureau is warning of a spike in online pet scams during the pandemic and to be on guard if you're considering buying a pet over the holidays. There were more reports of fraudulent pet…

Police Warn Of PlayStation 5 Scammers

(CNN) - If it's too good to be true; it probably is. That's what police are warning consumers as they see more and more scams involving the new PlayStation 5 console. The Troy Police Department in Michigan tweeted Monday,…

FDA Warns Of Companies Selling Fake Products

(CNN) - The Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to companies selling products that falsely claim to treat COVID-19. The FDA says West Virginia-based Pro Breath MD/Dentist Select, and Oracare are marketing fraudulent products on their websites.…

FDA Issues Benadryl Warning Over Tiktok Challenge

(CNN) - A TikTok challenge has led to an FDA investigation. On Thursday the Federal Agency announced it is looking into reports of teens participating in the so-called “Benadryl challenge.” The over-the-counter medication is used to treat allergies. Teenagers…

Marginal Risk Of Severe Weather Today

  Expect a couple rounds of showers and thunderstorms to move through our area, this afternoon into the evening hours. The remnants of Tropical Storm Beta will continue to move through the…

FDA Warns Of Possible EpiPen Malfunction

(CNN) - The FDA is warning about the possibility of EpiPen malfunctions. EpiPens are devices that deliver life-saving medication in cases of severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reactions. According to the FDA, manufacturing defects or user error could prevent them…

Slight Risk of Severe Storms and Heavy Rainfall

Another round of rain and thunderstorms today.  The first round of rain and thunderstorms this morning could become severe producing damaging winds and a brief tornado. Of course, heavy rainfall will accompany these storms…

BBB Warns Of Tax Id Theft Scam

(CNN) - It's tax season, and that can mean ... Scam season. The Better Business Bureau is getting the word out with tax identity theft awareness week. Most people groan about filing their taxes. But, for a con artist,…