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September 3, 2022
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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
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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
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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, […]
June 14, 2022
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Study finds few COVID-19 patients get rebound symptoms after Paxlovid treatment

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Mayo Clinic researchers studied the outcomes of 483 high-risk patients treated for COVID-19 with a five-day oral regimen of nirmatrelvir and ritonavir, […]
June 11, 2022
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US health experts say monkeypox cases harder to detect

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain US health experts said Friday that cases of monkeypox that are being detected at the moment do not necessarily display the usual […]
May 30, 2022
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Thousands quarantined after Beijing man breaks COVID rules

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A Beijing man has landed thousands of his neighbours in quarantine after he ignored an order to stay at home and later […]
May 27, 2022
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EU working on joint purchase of monkeypox vaccines

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The EU is working on centralising purchases of vaccines and treatments for monkeypox, with details to be agreed in the “coming days,” […]
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