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CDC officials sound alarm for gay and bisexual men as monkeypox spreads in community

CDC officials sound alarm for gay and bisexual men as monkeypox spreads in community

A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification o [...]
Monkeypox outbreak is primarily spreading through sex, WHO officials say

Monkeypox outbreak is primarily spreading through sex, WHO officials say

An outbreak of the monkeypox virus in North America and Europe is primarily spreading through sex among men with about 200 confirmed and suspected cas [...]
‘A dereliction of duty:’ U.S. lawmakers grill FDA commissioner over baby formula shortage 

‘A dereliction of duty:’ U.S. lawmakers grill FDA commissioner over baby formula shortage 

Robert Califf testifies during the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the nomination to be commissioner of the Food and [...]
World Health Organization confirms 80 cases of monkeypox with outbreaks in 11 countries

World Health Organization confirms 80 cases of monkeypox with outbreaks in 11 countries

This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left [...]
Dr. Scott Gottlieb says rising monkeypox cases suggest it’s spread ‘pretty wide’

Dr. Scott Gottlieb says rising monkeypox cases suggest it’s spread ‘pretty wide’

The rising number of monkeypox cases in the U.S. and Europe suggest the virus has already spread widely across communities, but it won't likely cause [...]
CDC panel recommends Pfizer booster for children ages 5 to 11

CDC panel recommends Pfizer booster for children ages 5 to 11

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday recommended a Pfizer Covid booster shot for children ages 5 to 11 at least five months afte [...]
Monkeypox virus case confirmed in Massachusetts

Monkeypox virus case confirmed in Massachusetts

Health officer uses a thermal head to detect a monkeypox virus on arriving passengers at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang near Jakart [...]
Flight bookings for leisure and business travel top 2019 levels

Flight bookings for leisure and business travel top 2019 levels

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, global leisure and business flights have risen to levels not seen since 2019.That's according to t [...]
CDC probing 180 cases of kids with acute hepatitis of unknown cause

CDC probing 180 cases of kids with acute hepatitis of unknown cause

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.Tami Chappell | ReutersThe Centers for Disease Control and Preve [...]
China coronavirus – Shanghai announces plans for further (slow) easing of restrictions

China coronavirus – Shanghai announces plans for further (slow) easing of restrictions

The positives from Shanghai are mounting, albeit slowly.The city's Vice-Mayor announcing: Shanghai port throughput has recovered to around 90% of [...]
Senate panel investigates Abbott tax practices after contamination shut down baby formula plant

Senate panel investigates Abbott tax practices after contamination shut down baby formula plant

The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday opened an investigation into Abbott Labs, the company at the center of a baby formula shortage in the U.S.Co [...]
Ashley Biden Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

Ashley Biden Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

Ashley Biden, the daughter of President Biden and the first lady, Jill Biden, tested positive for the coronavirus and will no longer travel with the f [...]
U.S. health officials hold Covid briefing as cases and hospitalizations soar again

U.S. health officials hold Covid briefing as cases and hospitalizations soar again

[The stream is slated to start at 10:45 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.]Senior U.S. health officials a [...]
House Democrats to hold hearings, introduce legislation

House Democrats to hold hearings, introduce legislation

House Democrats will hold hearings on the baby formula shortage in the U.S., and move to pass legislation to increase Food and Drug Administration ins [...]
FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid booster dose for kids ages 5 to 11 years old

FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid booster dose for kids ages 5 to 11 years old

A vaccinator draws a Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pediatric vaccine in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, U.S., December 5, 2021.Hannah Beier | [...]
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