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Monday, October 25th: Mold levels are moderate today.

We will update our allergy forecast Monday through Friday during Good Morning Northland and on WDIO.com.

Aromatherapy spray linked to US deaths faces recall

The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Walmart issued a recall of bottles of Better Homes and Gardens Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones after two people died.


CDC expands booster rollout, OKs mixing shots

Federal health officials with the Centers for Disease Control say millions more Americans can get a COVID-19 booster and choose a different vaccine for that next shot.


Minnesota teachers ask for virus protocols after student, staff deaths

Members of Minnesota’s teachers union are calling on on school leaders to do more to protect students and staff. MDH reported the first student death from COVID-19 this school year. 


Unvaccinated Minnesotans 30x more likely to die from COVID

Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm says unvaccinated Minnesotans are 30 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than vaccinated residents. Malcolm says all age groups are at risk, not just older Minnesotans.


Unvaccinated Minnesotans 30x more likely to die from COVID

Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm says unvaccinated people are 15 times more likely to require hospitalization for COVID-19 and 30 times more likely to die from the disease than vaccinated residents.


21st National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is being held Saturday

The 21st National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is being held Saturday, October 23rd.


FDA OKs mixing COVID vaccines; backs Moderna, J&J boosters

On Wednesday, the FDA announced it's backing of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID boosters.


US regulators lay out plan for over-the-counter hearing aids

The FDA is working on a plan that would let most Americans buy hearing aids without a prescription. More than 15% of U.S. adults have trouble hearing.


States can reserve COVID-19 shots for younger kids next week

U.S. health officials are inviting state officials to pre-order doses starting next week, setting the stage for a national COVID-19 vaccination campaign for younger children.


FDA panel backs lower-dose Moderna COVID booster

U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine should get a half-dose booster to bolster protection against the virus. The panel will discuss a Johnson & Johnson booster on Friday.


FDA spells out lower sodium goals for food industry

U.S. regulators release long-awaited guidelines aimed at reducing sodium levels in dozens of foods, saying individuals 14 years and older should limit their consumption to 2,300 mg/day.


Sandhill crane hunting season draws support at hearing

Sandhill crane hunting season draws support at hearing


Duluth is asking for participation in parks survey

Minnesota halts deer importation, movement within state

Ontario authorities: Poacher shot moose, left it to rot