Diseases

November 20, 2022
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China announces 1st COVID-19 death in almost 6 months

A resident gets swabbed for the COVID test outside a neighborhood in Beijing, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Credit: AP Photo/Ng Han Guan China on Sunday announced […]
November 5, 2022
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Antibody treatment tested as new tool against malaria

by Carla K. Johnson This 2014 photo made available by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a feeding female Anopheles funestus mosquito. The […]
October 12, 2022
A new way lactic acid can reduce a woman's risk of getting an STI thumbnail

A new way lactic acid can reduce a woman’s risk of getting an STI

September 30, 2022
Risk simulation calls for more regular antigen testing to reduce isolation periods for COVID-19 thumbnail

Risk simulation calls for more regular antigen testing to reduce isolation periods for COVID-19

New simulation weighs the pros and cons of cutting isolation times for those infected with Covid-19. Credit: LAIMAN Around the world, many people infected with COVID-19 […]
September 3, 2022
New York polio case stirs fear, vaccine push thumbnail

New York polio case stirs fear, vaccine push

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain When Brittany Strickland heard that the United States recorded its first polio case in almost a decade, she was “deathly scared”—the 33-year-old […]
August 13, 2022
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Foreigners flock to Canada for monkeypox vaccine

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain With the monkeypox vaccine in short supply in the United States, thousands of foreigners, including Americans are flocking to Montreal to get […]
July 20, 2022
Micronesia loses Covid-free status after outbreak confirmed thumbnail

Micronesia loses Covid-free status after outbreak confirmed

The tiny Pacific state of Micronesia has lost its status as one of the few Covid-free countries, after confirming community cases on two islands. Apart from […]
July 17, 2022
Croatia: Anthrax found in dead cattle in nature park thumbnail

Croatia: Anthrax found in dead cattle in nature park

Anthrax has been confirmed in dozens of cattle found dead in a nature park southeast of the Croatian capital of Zagreb, authorities said Saturday. Authorities conducted […]
June 23, 2022
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WHO considers declaring monkeypox a global health emergency

This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, […]
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