Virginia

9-Year-Old Virginian Killed by Deadly Amoeba

9-Year-Old Virginian Killed by Deadly Amoeba

The brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, has taken another live. Christian Strickland, a 9-year-old went to attend fishing camp in Virginia and got infected with meningoencephalitis, and eventually died a week later on August 5.

The news of his death came hardly a week the death of Courtney Nash from Florida, who died of same parasite after swimming in the same lake.

States Looking Forward to Cut Off Payments of Physicians Treating the Poor

States Looking Forward to Cut Off Payments of Physicians Treating the Poor

Various states were planning to control the Medicaid costs and were planning to cut off the payments of doctors, hospitals and other health care providers that treat the poor.

The Supreme Court Took No Legal Action Related to Health Care Law

The Supreme Court Took No Legal Action Related to Health Care Law

The Supreme Court has taken no legal action related to a request from Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia’s Attorney General. The issue was discussed by the justices only at a closed-door conference last Friday.

The court has not taken any action as of now and is expected to discuss the issue again at their next conference, set for April 22.

Chief of Land Transportation Office Receives Clearance

Land Transportation Office

The Chief of Land Transportation Office (LTO), Virginia Torres has received clearance on allegation that she had assisted the registration of a stolen or smuggled Mitsubishi Pajero while she was the head of the LTO in Tarlac in 2009.

Court Accepts Appeal from Cuccinelli

Court

After an entire year of debate and confusion, the Supreme Court of Virginia has finally given orders that it shall hear the appeal regarding the case of University alumnus and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s rights of subpoena documents from within the University.

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