Tag: health

  • As Global Cases Rise, Researchers Race to Solve the Riddle of Mysterious Childhood Hepatitis Cases

    About half of these cases come from just two countries, the United States and the United Kingdom. On Thursday, investigators in those two countries said they were working diligently to get answers. One of their first tasks was to try to determine whether these cases of sudden and often severe liver damage in children represent […]

  • African scientists baffled by cases of monkeypox in Europe and the United States

    LONDON (AP) — Scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks of monkeypox in Africa say they are bewildered by the recent spread of the disease in Europe and North America. Cases of the smallpox-related disease have previously only been seen among people with links to West and Central Africa. But over the past week, Britain, Spain, […]

  • CDC monitoring 6 people in US for possible rare monkey pox, says public ‘shouldn’t worry’

    Currently, the CDC is monitoring six people in the US for possible monkeypox infections after they sat next to an infected traveler who showed symptoms on a flight from Nigeria to the UK in early May. Separately, CDC officials are also investigating a confirmed case of monkeypox in a Massachusetts man who had recently traveled […]

  • Australia says man who returned from Europe likely has monkeypox

    A man in his 40s developed the illness, characterized by a characteristic rash, days after returning to Sydney. Australian authorities have identified a probable case of monkeypox in a man who recently returned from Europe, as Canada confirmed its first two cases, amid a growing outbreak of the rare disease in non-endemic countries. The man […]

  • Australia says man who returned from Europe likely has monkeypox

    A man in his 40s developed the illness, characterized by a characteristic rash, days after returning to Sydney. Australian authorities have identified a probable case of monkeypox in a man who recently returned from Europe, as Canada confirmed its first two cases, amid a growing outbreak of the rare disease in non-endemic countries. The man […]

  • Oklahoma passes toughest abortion ban; services to stop

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill banning all abortions with few exceptions, and providers said they would stop performing the procedure as soon as the governor signs it into law. latest example of the GOP’s national push to restrict access to what’s been a constitutional right for nearly half a […]

  • CDC monitoring 6 people in US for possible rare monkey pox, says public ‘shouldn’t worry’

    Currently, the CDC is monitoring six people in the US for possible monkeypox infections after they sat next to an infected traveler who showed symptoms on a flight from Nigeria to the UK in early May. Separately, CDC officials are also investigating a confirmed case of monkeypox in a Massachusetts man who had recently traveled […]

  • What is monkeypox and its signs and symptoms?

    Monkeypox is mainly found in West and Central Africa, but additional cases have been seen in Europe, including the UK, and other parts of the world in recent years. These cases are usually linked to international travel or imported animals infected with smallpox, the CDC said. On Thursday, Spain confirmed seven cases of monkeypox in […]

  • What is monkeypox and its signs and symptoms?

    Monkeypox is mainly found in West and Central Africa, but additional cases have been seen in Europe, including the UK, and other parts of the world in recent years. These cases are usually linked to international travel or imported animals infected with smallpox, the CDC said. On Thursday, Spain confirmed seven cases of monkeypox in […]

  • Rabies could return to US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns

    RAGE could return to the US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns, after a five-month-old rescue pup that met Azerbaijan’s import requirements tested positive for the virus Rabies was eradicated in the United States in 2003, but has been detected five times in animal imports over the past 15 years Last year, a puppy tested […]

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