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Explainer: Monkeypox in the U.S.: Where could it spread next?

Explainer: Monkeypox in the U.S.: Where could it spread next?

A person arrives to receive a monkeypox vaccine at the Northwell Health Immediate Care Center in Fire Island-Cherry Grove, in New York, U.S., July 15, 2022. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Photo by File, Archive Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record CHICAGO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – The United States declared monkeypox a public health emergency …

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'Living with COVID': Where the pandemic could go next

‘Living with COVID’: Where the pandemic could go next

LONDON/CHICAGO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic looms in the Northern Hemisphere, scientists are warning weary governments and populations to prepare for more waves of COVID-19. In the United States alone, there could be as many as a million infections a day this winter, Chris Murray, head of the …

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If you are high risk, do not wait for updated COVID vaccines, experts say

If you are high risk, do not wait for updated COVID vaccines, experts say

CHICAGO, July 29 (Reuters) – People at high risk of severe disease who have yet to get a second COVID-19 booster should not wait for next-generation, Omicron-targeted vaccines expected in the fall, five vaccine experts told Reuters. In many countries, including the United States, the BA.5 Omicron subvariant of the virus is surging, but current …

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Exclusive: Cassava Sciences faces U.S. criminal probe tied to Alzheimer's drug, sources say

Exclusive: Cassava Sciences faces U.S. criminal probe tied to Alzheimer’s drug, sources say

WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into Cassava Sciences Inc over whether the biotech company rigged research results for its experimental Alzheimer’s drug, two people familiar with the matter said. the investigation. The Justice Department staff conducting the Cassava investigation, based in Austin, Texas, specialize in examining …

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Monkeypox emergency could last months, with window closing to stop spread, experts say

Monkeypox emergency could last months, with window closing to stop spread, experts say

LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) – Scientists advising the World Health Organization (WHO) on monkeypox say the window is closing to stop its spread, with cases currently doubling every two weeks, raising concerns that the outbreak will take several months to peak. . WHO Europe has forecast just over 27,000 monkeypox cases in 88 countries by …

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Experimental chewing gum reduces Omicron in saliva; sexual dysfunction, hair loss among long COVID symptoms

Experimental chewing gum reduces Omicron in saliva; sexual dysfunction, hair loss among long COVID symptoms

July 26 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has not yet been certified by peer review. Experimental chewing gum reduces Omicron particles in saliva An experimental chewing gum that “traps” SARS-CoV-2 particles in saliva promises …

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