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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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Merck avoided billions of dollars in US taxes by moving Keytruda’s profits offshore – Senator

July 27 (Reuters) – Pharmaceutical company Merck & Co (MRK.N) has avoided billions of dollars in US taxes in recent years on its best-selling cancer drug Keytruda by withholding all profits from treatment outside the United States, according to a US newspaper. The ongoing investigation by Democrats in the Senate Finance Committee. Committee Chairman Senator …

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EXCLUSIVE: Cassava Sciences faces a US criminal investigation over its connection to Alzheimer’s drug, sources say.

The US Department of Justice has opened a criminal investigation into Cassava Sciences Inc (SAVAO) into whether the biotech company tampered with research results for its experimental Alzheimer’s drug, two people familiar with the investigation said. Justice Department employees conducting the investigation in Cassava, based in Austin, Texas, specialize in examining whether companies or individuals …

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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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Biden meets with CEOs and workers. Supports bill to boost US chip production

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on climate change and renewable energy at the site of the former Brighton Point Power Plant in Somerset, Massachusetts, US July 20, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden met virtually on Monday with …

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