‘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

Anne Heche’s son mourns his mother: ‘We have lost a bright light’

Anne Heche’s son mourns his mother: ‘We have lost a bright light’

CNN — Anne Heche’s son paid tribute to his mother on Friday, saying the family had lost “a kind and very joyful soul, a loving mother and a loyal friend”. In a statement, Heche’s son, Homer Laffoon, 20, wrote: “My brother Atlas and I lost our mom. After six days of almost unbelievable emotional changes, … 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

China Covid: Sanya lockdown traps thousands of tourists

China Covid: Sanya lockdown traps thousands of tourists

Publisher’s note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a thrice-weekly update that explores what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong CNN — Known for its sandy beaches, luxury resorts and duty-free shopping, the city of Sanya … 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