Corona virus disease

‘The government has done nothing’: Mexican and Brazilian backlash against monkeypox raises concern

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Francisco’s wounds began after he returned home to Mexico City from California in late June: First, two points on his buttocks. Then, a week later, lesions were all over his body, and his mouth was so full of sores that he could barely speak or drink water. “The pain was unspeakably …

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Polio found in New York wastewater as state urges vaccination

State health officials said Monday that polio virus was present in wastewater in a New York City suburb a month before health officials announced a confirmed case of the disease last month, and urged residents to check their presence. They were vaccinated. The discovery of the disease from sewage samples collected in June meant the …

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“Living with COVID”: Where the epidemic could go next

LONDON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic approaches in the northern hemisphere, scientists are warning governments and exhausted residents alike to prepare for more waves of COVID-19. In the United States alone, there could be as many as 1 million infections a day this winter, Chris Murray, president of the Institute …

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North Carolina still has plenty of time to combat the monkeypox stigma

Opinion and comment Editorials and other opinion content provide perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has expanded eligibility for the monkeypox vaccine to prevent the virus from spreading further. North Carolina Department of Health and …

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“Living with COVID”: Where the epidemic could go next

LONDON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic approaches in the northern hemisphere, scientists are warning governments and exhausted residents alike to prepare for more waves of COVID-19. In the United States alone, there could be as many as 1 million infections a day this winter, Chris Murray, president of the Institute …

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Factory activity in China unexpectedly shrinks in July with the outbreak of COVID

Employees work on a vehicle components production line during a government-organized media tour to a plant of German engineering group Voith, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Shanghai, China, July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Ali Song Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China’s official manufacturing PMI for July missed expectations …

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If you’re at high risk, don’t wait for updated COVID vaccines, experts say

CHICAGO (Reuters) – People at high risk of serious illness who have not yet received a second booster dose of COVID-19 should not wait for the next generation of Omicron-targeted vaccines expected in the fall, five vaccine experts told Reuters. In many countries, including the United States, the effect of Omicron BA.5 variant of the …

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re-infection, severe outcome more common with variant BA.5; Spike virus is a cytotoxic protein

A medical worker gives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech “Cominarty” coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to a patient at the vaccination center in Ancenis-Saint-Gereon, France, November 17, 2021. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File Photo/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 28 (Reuters) – Here is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They …

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