Tennessee doctor on what to know

Tennessee doctor on what to know

What is monkeypox? How do you get? Who’s at risk? The viral disease has infected over 9,000 people in the United Statesmany cases coming after the World Health Organization declared it a public health emergency inJuly. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 55 squares in Tennesseeincluding at least one in Knox County. … Read more

‘Silent’ spread of polio in New York drives CDC to consider additional vaccinations for some people

‘Silent’ spread of polio in New York drives CDC to consider additional vaccinations for some people

The case was found In Rockland County, which has a stunningly low polio vaccination rate. Dr. José Romero, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, noted that the majority of people with polio don’t have symptoms and so can spread the virus without knowing it. “There are a number of individuals … Read more

Hundreds of Americans still dying of COVID each day despite signs the latest surge may be slowing

Hundreds of Americans still dying of COVID each day despite signs the latest surge may be slowing

After several weeks of steady increases in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations, there are encouraging signs that the latest viral resurgence may be abating in the United States. The rate of new infections appears to be dropping, with the US now reporting 107,000 new cases each day — an average that has fallen by 12% in … Read more

New Langya virus infects dozens in eastern China: Study | Health News

New Langya virus infects dozens in eastern China: Study |  Health News

Langya virus, which can cause fever, fatigue and nausea, found in 35 people in eastern China, researchers say. Scientists in Asia have identified a new virus that can cause severe fever and was likely transmitted to humans from animals in eastern China. The Langya henipavirus (LayV) was found in 35 people in the Shandong and … Read more

Monkeypox cases rising exponentially in California, US

Monkeypox cases rising exponentially in California, US

Monkeypox cases are rising exponentially in some gay and bisexual communitiesdimming hopes that officials can quickly gain control of the virus that has the potential to establish a lasting foothold in the United States. The US is reporting about 450 monkeypox cases a day for the seven-day period that ended Tuesday, according to Our World … Read more