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Study finds vaccines offer little protection against long-term Covid disease

A nurse gives a booster shot at a Covid-19 vaccination clinic on April 0=6, 2022 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Covid vaccines, while holding up solidly against hospitalization and death, offer little protection against prolonged Covid, according to research published Wednesday in the journal Nature Medicine. The results are disappointing, if …

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A CDC study indicates that more than 1 in 5 COVID survivors may be infected with COVID for a long time

Zoom / A patient infected with the Coronavirus in Germany undergoes a lung function test at the Pulmonary Center of the Hofland Clinic. A study published this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that more than one in five adults in the United States who have recovered from COVID-19 may end …

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CDC confirmed 2 cases of monkeypox in Salt Lake County

Dr. Angela Dunn, executive director of the Salt Lake County Department of Health, talks about monkeypox during a news conference at the Salt Lake County Government Center in Salt Lake City on Monday. (Mingchen Lin, Desert News) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – The Salt Lake County Health Department announced on Wednesday …

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The last legion eruption in the Bronx kills 1 and sickens 18

The New York City Department of Health said Wednesday that a growing cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases in the Bronx has resulted in one death and 18 illness, eight of whom are currently in hospital. The cases appear to be linked to four water-cooling towers above buildings in the High Bridge neighborhood of the Bronx, …

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What do you know about the symptoms and the threat?

Post on PinterestAs he is examined by Congolese doctors, a teenage boy from the village of Manphwit is suspected of having monkeypox in Manphwit, Republic of the Congo Tuesday, August 29, 2017. The Washington Post/Getty Images Since early May 2022, several countries in Europe, as well as Australia, and the United States have reported an …

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What is monkeypox, and could it become the next epidemic?

Monkeypox, like the smallpox virus, is a pathogen in the family of corticoviruses. It is transmitted through contaminated body fluids or close contact with infected humans and other animals. About a week or two after infection, the virus causes a high fever, headache, muscle aches, swollen lymph nodes, and fatigue. After several days, a rash …

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Monkeypox is spreading among gay men all over the world

The World Health Organization (WHO) has now confirmed nearly 100 cases of monkeypox in more than a dozen countries, with the largest number in the United Kingdom. While most cases so far have been among gay and bisexual men, health officials stress that anyone can contract the virus through close personal contact. The UK Health …

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2 children from Utah were identified in a worldwide hepatitis investigation

States with children under investigation for hepatitis through May 18 are shown in a map. Health officials have identified two children with hepatitis in Utah with “no known cause” as part of a global investigation that began in the United States last winter. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT …

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A study has found that coronavirus vaccines may not prevent many symptoms of COVID-19

Placeholder while loading article actions UnlockThis article is free to access. why? A large US study looking at whether vaccination protects against COVID-19 shows that vaccines have only a slight protective effect: Vaccination appears to reduce the risk of lung disorders and blood clots, but does little to protect against most other symptoms. The new …

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