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‘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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“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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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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Experts say the monkeypox emergency could last for months, with the window closed to stop the spread of the disease

LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists advising the World Health Organization on monkeypox say the window is closing to halt its spread, with cases currently doubling every two weeks, raising fears that the outbreak will take several months to peak. . The World Health Organization in Europe projected just over 27,000 cases of monkeypox in 88 countries …

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Experimental chewing gum reduces omicron in saliva; Impotence, hair loss among the long-term symptoms of Covid disease

July 26 (Reuters) – Here is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that requires further study to confirm results and that has not yet been approved by peer review. Experimental chewing gum reduces omicron particles in saliva New data shows that experimental gum that “traps” SARS-CoV-2 particles in saliva holds …

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The World Health Organization declares a global health emergency due to the outbreak of monkeypox

The declaration is the highest level of alert for the World Health Organization Tedros breaks deadlock on advisory committee The decision was hailed as a way to stop the spread of the disease July 23 (Reuters) – The rapidly spreading outbreak of monkeypox is a global health emergency, the Director-General of the World Health Organization …

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A US study shows that more than half of Americans have contracted COVID-19

April 26 (Reuters) – After a record spike in COVID-19 cases during the Omicron-led wave, about 58% of the general US population and more than 75% of younger children have contracted the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, according to a nationwide blood survey. United States, which was released on Tuesday. The study, released …

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