Baby fox tests positive for bird flu in Minnesota, officials reveal

A baby fox tested positive for H5N1 avian flu in Minnesotastate officials revealed Wednesday, in the first reported case in a wild mammal in America. The state Department of Natural Resources said the kit fox was found outside a fox den and unable to use its hind legs in Anoka County, near Minneapolis. He was … Read more

Lawmakers reach agreement on unemployment insurance and ‘hero pay’

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota legislative leaders announced an agreement Thursday to fill the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund and pay bonuses to frontline workers, resolving a months-long impasse. The tentative agreement includes $2.7 billion to replenish the trust fund and repay a debt to the federal government for unemployed relief, as well as … Read more

Male birth control pill could enter human trials in just two months

Male birth control pill could enter human trials in just two months, inventors say, after mouse study showed it could prevent 99% of pregnancies A potential male birth control pill is expected to enter clinical trials as soon as this summer after being successful in tests on mice University of Minnesota researchers found the drug … Read more

Male birth control pill could enter human trials in just two months

Male birth control pill could enter human trials in just two months, inventors say, after mouse study showed it could prevent 99% of pregnancies A potential male birth control pill is expected to enter clinical trials as soon as this summer after being successful in tests on mice University of Minnesota researchers found the drug … Read more