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Monkeys: What do we know about the smallpox virus that is spreading in the UK, Portugal and Spain?

On Wednesday, Portuguese health officials confirmed five cases of monkey smallpox in young men – a rare smallpox-related viral infection – marking an unusual outbreak of the disease in Europe, usually limited to Africa. He added that the Portuguese General Directorate of Health was investigating 15 more suspects, all of whom were identified this month …

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Researchers say that up to 50% of people are infected with parasites and “really like the retina.”

toxoplasma gondii perhaps the most successful parasite in the world today. This microscopic organism can infect any mammal or bird and is infected by people on all continents. After infection, a person carries it toxoplasmosis For life. So far, we do not have drugs to kill parasites. There is no approved vaccine for humans. It …

Researchers say that up to 50% of people are infected with parasites and “really like the retina.” Read More »

Researchers say that up to 50% of people are infected with parasites and “really like the retina.”

toxoplasma gondii perhaps the most successful parasite in the world today. This microscopic organism can infect any mammal or bird and is infected by people on all continents. After infection, a person carries it toxoplasmosis For life. So far, we do not have drugs to kill parasites. There is no approved vaccine for humans. It …

Researchers say that up to 50% of people are infected with parasites and “really like the retina.” Read More »

Monkey smallpox: What do we know about the smallpox-like virus detected in the UK?

Health officials in the United Kingdom have confirmed that a man who recently flew in from Nigeria has contracted smallpox, a rare viral infection caused by smallpox. The British Public Health Safety Agency (UKHSA) said on Saturday that the patient was being treated in the isolation ward of Guy and St. Thomas Infectious Diseases Hospital …

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