‘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

Nebraska teen and mother face charges in abortion-related case that involved obtaining their Facebook messages

Nebraska teen and mother face charges in abortion-related case that involved obtaining their Facebook messages

New York CNN Business — A Nebraska mother and her 18-year-old daughter are facing multiple charges in a case in which police obtained Facebook messages between the two that authorities say show evidence of an illegal self-managed medical abortion, as well as a plan to hide the remains. . Norfolk police began investigating Celeste Burgess … Read more

Biden Signs Bill Expanding Health Care Benefits for Veterans Exposed to Toxic Combustion Pits

Biden Signs Bill Expanding Health Care Benefits for Veterans Exposed to Toxic Combustion Pits

CNN — President Joe Biden signed a bill into law on Wednesday that expands health care benefits to millions of veterans who were exposed to toxic burn pits during his military service. The bill is a major bipartisan victory for Congress and addresses an issue that is personal to the president. Biden has said that … 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

Primary elections on August 9: what to expect in Wisconsin, Vermont and Minnesota

Primary elections on August 9: what to expect in Wisconsin, Vermont and Minnesota

CNN — primaries in the Upper Midwest on Tuesday will set the stage for two important gubernatorial races, as Republicans in Wisconsin Y Minnesota select their nominees to face the Democratic incumbents of those states in November. Minnesota is also poised to fill a House seat after former Republican Rep. Jim Hagedorn died in February. … 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

Senate ‘vote-a-branch’ continues as Democrats eye finish line for radical health care and climate bill

Senate ‘vote-a-branch’ continues as Democrats eye finish line for radical health care and climate bill

CNN — The Senate continues to work Sunday on a series of back-to-back votes on amendments that Democrats hope to pass. its extensive health care package and climate. The amendment process, known on Capitol Hill like a ‘vote-a-rama”, began on Saturday night shortly after 11:30 p.m. ET. A final vote on the bill will take … 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

Victory on abortion rights gives Democrats new hope for midterms

Victory on abortion rights gives Democrats new hope for midterms

CNN — It’s not often that Democrats look to Kansas for a strong statement. But on Tuesday night, when Kansans Voted overwhelmingly in favor of maintaining protection of the right to abortion in your state constitution, that’s exactly what happened. The size and scope of the result surprised even the most optimistic Democrats. Voters not … Read more