‘Silent’ spread of polio in New York prompts CDC to consider additional vaccinations for some people

‘Silent’ spread of polio in New York prompts CDC to consider additional vaccinations for some people

CNN — A case of polio identified in New York last month is “just the tip of the iceberg” and an indication that “there may be several hundred cases circulating in the community,” a senior official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. of Disease of the USA CNN on Wednesday. The case … Read more

Monkeypox Vaccine Maker Expresses Concern Over Plan To Split Doses

Monkeypox Vaccine Maker Expresses Concern Over Plan To Split Doses

The CEO of the company that makes the only Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved vaccine to prevent monkeypox told Biden administration health officials he was concerned about a new strategy to split doses and change the way the vaccine is injected. In a letter shared with The Hill, Bavarian Nordic CEO Paul Chaplin said the … Read more

CDC removes COVID quarantine and distancing recommendations

CDC removes COVID quarantine and distancing recommendations

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s top public health agency relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines Thursday, removing a recommendation that Americans self-quarantine if they come into close contact with an infected person. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said that people no longer need to stay at least 6 feet away from others. The … Read more

How to disinfect for monkeypox virus in your home

How to disinfect for monkeypox virus in your home

The monkeypox virus can remain on clothing and objects for up to 15 days. fake images The monkeypox virus remains a global health emergency, with a total of 62 cases reported in Tarrant County within the last month. The 2022 monkeypox outbreak It started after the first case was reported. on May 17 in Portugal. … Read more

Only Lyme disease vaccine in development moves into phase 3 trials

Only Lyme disease vaccine in development moves into phase 3 trials

CNN — Vaccine maker Pfizer says it has started the Phase 3 clinical trial of its Lyme disease vaccine candidate with French vaccine company Valneva SE. Biotech companies are recruiting some 6,000 participants over the age of 5 at up to 50 sites in areas of Europe and the US where Lyme disease is endemic, … Read more

Monkeypox is disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic people, latest CDC breakdown shows

Monkeypox is disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic people, latest CDC breakdown shows

CNN — A detailed analysis of monkeypox case records released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers new insight into the outbreak, which disproportionately affects men who have sex with men, especially blacks and Hispanics. There were 2,891 cases of monkeypox reported in the United States as of July 22, about … Read more