healthcare sector

California, New York and Illinois declare state of emergency for outbreak

California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) speaks with reporters after a meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at the US Capitol, Friday, July 15, 2022. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency Monday due to the fast-spreading monkeypox outbreak, the third US state to …

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In race for monkeypox vaccines, experts see COVID recurrence

London – Public health officials have warned that moves by wealthy nations to buy large quantities of the monkeypox vaccine, while refusing to share doses with Africa, could leave millions of people unprotected against a more serious version of the disease and risk the virus continuing to spread in humans. Critics fear a repeat of …

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New York Governor Hochhol declares a disaster emergency over monkeypox

People wait online to register for a monkeypox vaccine on July 29, 2022 in New York City. John Smith | Corbis News | Getty Images New York Governor Cathy Hochhol declared a state of emergency in the state Friday night due to the continuing spread of monkeypox. She said the emergency declaration would lead to …

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Millions still without sense of smell or taste after Covid-19

Still struggling with your sense of smell after a bout with Covid-19? You are far from alone. A new analysis indicates that about 5% of patients with confirmed cases of Covid-19 – about 27 million people worldwide – have experienced a long-term loss of smell or taste. In the analysis published Wednesday in The BMJ …

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Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Earnings for the Second Quarter of 2022

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pills appear in boxes, at Misericordia Hospital in Grosseto, Italy, February 8, 2022. Jennifer Lorenzini | Reuters Pfizer’s second-quarter revenue and profit beat Wall Street expectations, driven by sales of its Covid-19 vaccine and antiviral drug Paxlovid. Pfizer generated $27.7 billion in revenue, a 47% increase over the same period last year …

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Market jump after Fed lifted ‘trap’, Morgan Stanley warns investors

Morgan Stanley is urging investors to resist putting their money in stocks despite the market jump after the Fed’s decision. Mike Wilson, the company’s chief equity strategist and the company’s chief investment officer, said he thinks Wall Street’s excitement over the idea that rate hikes may slow sooner than expected is premature and problematic. “The …

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The United States will release 786,000 additional doses of monkeypox vaccine

A person carries doses of the Imvanex vaccine used to protect against monkeypox virus at the Edison Municipal Vaccination Center in Paris, France, July 27, 2022. Alan Joquard | pool | Reuters The United States will make an additional 786,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine available to local health departments “as soon as possible” after …

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The World Health Organization recommends that gay and bisexual men limit sexual partners to reduce the spread of the disease

People line up outside a nonprofit clinic to test the Positive Awareness Network to receive the monkeypox vaccine in Chicago, Illinois, July 25, 2022 Eric Cox | Reuters The World Health Organization recommended on Wednesday that gay and bisexual men limit the number of their sexual partners to protect themselves against monkeypox and help slow …

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As more people report Covid rebound after Paxlovid, experts insist cases are rare

When Dr. Anthony Fauci got Covid in June, he took Paxlovid, an antiviral drug for people with mild to moderate symptoms whose age or immune status put them at risk of severe disease. The treatment consists of three pills taken twice daily for five days. Fauci finished treatment and tested negative for Covid. But after …

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Fabricated research claims undermine major Alzheimer’s theory

Claims that part of a major 2006 study on Alzheimer’s disease may have been fabricated shook the research community, calling into question the validity of the study’s influential findings. Science said Thursday it had uncovered evidence that the images in the often-cited study, which was published 16 years ago in the journal Nature, may have …

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