epidemics

Monkey pox is unlikely to be eradicated in the US, the CDC says

The monkeypox virus is unlikely to be eradicated from the United States anytime quickly, in accordance to a report launched this week by the Centers for Disease Control. In a technical temporary, the CDC stated the epidemic is slowing as vaccines turn out to be extra obtainable, persons are higher knowledgeable about how to keep …

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Monkey pox is unlikely to be eradicated in the US, the CDC says

The monkeypox virus is unlikely to be eradicated from the United States anytime quickly, in accordance to a report launched this week by the Centers for Disease Control. In a technical transient, the CDC stated the epidemic is slowing as vaccines develop into extra accessible, persons are higher knowledgeable about how to keep away from …

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Research has found that BA.4.6, the latest variant of omicron, evades the immune system better than BA.5, scientists say, suggesting that COVID will be with us for a long time.

Emerging analysis suggests the latest omicron variant — BA.4.6, which accounted for about 8% of new U.S. instances final week — is better at evading the immune system than BA.5, the Associated Press reported. The examine was revealed as a preprint by bioRxiv, an open-access repository for analysis hosted by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, which …

Research has found that BA.4.6, the latest variant of omicron, evades the immune system better than BA.5, scientists say, suggesting that COVID will be with us for a long time. Read More »

Studies show that Pfizer’s antiviral has little or no benefit in young adults, and the WHO says the BA.5 omicron subvariant accounted for 74% of cases in the last week.

Pfizer’s COVID antiviral Paxlovid seems to have little or no benefit in youthful individuals, however it nonetheless reduces the threat of hospitalization or demise in older adults, in line with a brand new Israeli examine. The Associated Press reported that knowledge from a examine of 109,000 sufferers may renew questions on the US authorities’s use …

Studies show that Pfizer’s antiviral has little or no benefit in young adults, and the WHO says the BA.5 omicron subvariant accounted for 74% of cases in the last week. Read More »

Scientists are worried that the virus could be transmitted to animals

Monkeypox virus, illustration. Thom Leach | Science Photo Library | Getty Images In 2003, 47 folks in six Midwestern states contracted monkeypox from contaminated pet canine after consuming rodents imported from Ghana, Africa. Today’s epidemic, which has contaminated greater than 14,100 folks in the United States and greater than 41,000 folks worldwide, is spreading primarily …

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Scientists are worried that the virus could be transmitted to animals

Monkeypox virus, illustration. Thom Leach | Science Photo Library | Getty Images In 2003, 47 individuals in six Midwestern states contracted monkeypox from contaminated pet canines after consuming rodents imported from Ghana, Africa. Today’s epidemic, which has contaminated greater than 14,100 individuals in the United States and greater than 41,000 individuals worldwide, is spreading primarily …

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Polio and monkeypox show “elevated focus” on viruses

More than two years into COVID-19, individuals are pondering in another way about viruses. This month, the U.S. declared monkeypox a public well being emergency, and folks at excessive threat of contracting the virus, notably males who’ve intercourse with males, are lining metropolis streets to get vaccinated. The hen flu that drove up egg costs …

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Polio and monkeypox show “elevated focus” on viruses

More than two years into COVID-19, persons are considering in another way about viruses. This month, the U.S. declared monkeypox a public well being emergency, and folks at excessive threat of contracting the virus, notably males who’ve intercourse with males, are lining metropolis streets to get vaccinated. The hen flu that drove up egg costs …

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USA provides vaccines for Gay Pride and other events

The US will provide 50,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine for large events attended by gay and bisexual men, health officials said Thursday. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said communities hosting Pride and other events can order additional vaccines to offer on-site vaccinations. The CDC is asking jurisdictions …

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USA provides vaccines for Gay Pride and other events

The US will provide 50,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine for large events attended by gay and bisexual men, health officials said Thursday. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said communities hosting Pride and other events can order additional vaccines to offer on-site vaccinations. The CDC is asking jurisdictions …

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