infectious diseases

Covid-19 reinfections may increase the likelihood of new health problems | CNN

Covid-19 reinfections may increase the likelihood of new health problems | CNN

CNN  —  Repeatedly catching Covid-19 appears to increase the chances that a person will face new and sometimes lasting health problems after their infection, according to the first study on the health risks of reinfection. The study, which is based on the health records of more than 5.6 million people treated in the VA Health …

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US to offer monkeypox vaccines in states with high case rates | CNN

US to offer monkeypox vaccines in states with high case rates | CNN

CNN  —  The Biden Administration announced plans to beef up its response to monkeypox on Tuesday, detailing plans to offer more vaccines and more tests to people who are most at risk of getting it—including men who have sex with men and their partners. The move comes after pressure from states, who have been pushing …

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Elmo just got his Covid-19 vaccine | CNN

Elmo just got his Covid-19 vaccine | CNN

CNN  —  Elmo, everyone’s favorite red Muppet, has received the Covid-19 vaccine. In a public service announcement released on Tuesday by Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, Elmo’s dad Louie – also a Muppet – shared his questions about the Covid-19 vaccine for children under 5. Elmo is 3-and-a-half years old. “Was …

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Singapore's dengue 'emergency' is a climate change omen for the world | CNN

Singapore’s dengue ’emergency’ is a climate change omen for the world | CNN

CNN  —  Singapore says it is facing a dengue “emergency” as it grapples with an outbreak of the seasonal disease that has come unusually early this year. The Southeast Asian city-state has already exceeded 11,000 cases – far beyond the 5,258 it reported throughout 2021 – and that was before June 1, when its peak …

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US has rolled out 1,200 vaccines for monkeypox in response to outbreak | CNN

US has rolled out 1,200 vaccines for monkeypox in response to outbreak | CNN

CNN  —  As the number of monkeypox cases climbs amid an ongoing global outbreak, US health officials said Friday that they are ramping up testing and contact tracing and expanding access to vaccines and treatments. As part of those efforts, about 1,200 doses of vaccine for monkeypox have been offered in the United States, said …

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Silent spread of monkeypox may be a wakeup call for the world | CNN

Silent spread of monkeypox may be a wakeup call for the world | CNN

CNN  —  A monkeypox outbreak continues to grow in countries where the virus isn’t normally found, putting global health officials on high alert. Now with more than 643 cases of monkeypox in dozens of countries where the virus is not endemic, “the sudden appearance of monkeypox in many countries at the same time suggests there …

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