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ATLANTA – The president of the Medical Association of Georgia said Wednesday this flu season could be worse than last year’s, and again stressed the importance of getting a COVID-19 vaccine. “COVID-19 is a respiratory infection, so co-infection can bring a much higher risk of mortality,” said Dr. Lisa Perry-Gilkes. “Getting vaccinated is the best […]

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp named an 18-member task force Friday to handle Georgia’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Georgia Department of Public Health is notifying individuals who may have been exposed to the measles virus and may be at increased risk for developing the disease after an overseas traveler from metro Atlanta became ill.