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An influential health group says US doctors should screen adults for anxiety

All adults beneath the age of 65 should be repeatedly screened for anxiety, in keeping with an influential health guideline panel beneficial by US doctors on Tuesday. This is the primary time the US Preventive Services Task Force has beneficial major care anxiety screening for asymptomatic adults. The proposal is open for public remark till …

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New York has declared a polio emergency to boost low vaccination rates

Governor of New York. Kathy Hochul declared a polio emergency on Friday to boost vaccination rates within the state, citing proof that the virus is spreading in communities. Poliovirus has now been detected in sewage samples from 4 counties within the New York metropolitan space, in addition to from the town itself. Counties embrace Rockland, …

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Texas reports what may be the first U.S. death from monkeypox

Texas well being officers stated Tuesday {that a} affected person identified with monkeypox was the first particular person in the nation to die from the virus. Health officers stated the affected person was an grownup with a severely compromised immune system who lived in the Houston space. Officials say the case is at the moment …

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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 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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Discontinued monkeypox vaccines increase the risk of spread and spread

Fears are growing that the monkeypox vaccination campaign may be stalled due to a lack of vaccinations. Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Concerns are growing that the window of opportunity to prevent a burgeoning monkeypox epidemic may be closing, with weeks waiting for vaccines for some low-risk groups. Health experts have warned that if …

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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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Some areas of New York have low rates of childhood polio vaccination, which increases the risk of an outbreak

Nurse Lydia Fulton prepares the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, as well as the vaccine used to prevent diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and polio, at Children’s Primary Care Clinic in Minneapolis. Courtney Perry | The Washington Post | Getty Images Childhood polio vaccination rates are as low as 37% in some communities in the New York …

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Some areas of New York have low rates of childhood polio vaccination, increasing the risk of outbreaks

Nurse Lydia Fulton prepares the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, as well as the vaccine used to prevent diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and polio, at Children’s Primary Care Clinic in Minneapolis. Courtney Perry | The Washington Post | Getty Images Childhood polio vaccination rates are as low as 37% in some communities in the New York …

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