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Rabies could return to the US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns

Rabies could return to the US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns

RABIES could sneak back into US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns, after five-month-old rescue puppy that met import requirements from Azerbaijan tests positive for virus Rabies was eradicated in the US in 2003, but has been detected five times in animal imports across the previous 15 years Last year a puppy tested positive for …

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Number of Potential Mystery Hepatitis Cases in US Jumps to 180

Number of Potential Mystery Hepatitis Cases in US Jumps to 180

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that it is now looking into 180 reports of children with severe and sudden unexplained liver inflammation, known as acute hepatitis. Tea first reports of acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children popped up in October and November 2021, with five cases in Alabama. The state’s …

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Number of Potential Mystery Hepatitis Cases in US Jumps to 180

Number of Potential Mystery Hepatitis Cases in US Jumps to 180

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that it is now looking into 180 reports of children with severe and sudden unexplained liver inflammation, known as acute hepatitis. Tea first reports of acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children popped up in October and November 2021, with five cases in Alabama. The state’s …

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Watch Out for These “Super Spreader” Bird Species

Watch Out for These “Super Spreader” Bird Species

Which bird species are super spreaders of avian influenza? New research from Tufts University offers details. A new study from researchers at Tufts University details which species are super spreaders. When it comes to avian influenza, more commonly called bird flu, all birds are not created equal. “The scientific community has become accustomed to speaking …

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‘All your friends were dying’: revisiting the horrors of the Aids crisis |  Podcasts

‘All your friends were dying’: revisiting the horrors of the Aids crisis | Podcasts

Over two years into a global pandemic that’s killed more than 6 million people, infected over 500 million others and irrevocably changed the way we all live, work and interact, while some mourn and some continue to constantly readapt, for others, an investigation continues. How did we get here? What mistakes were made? And what …

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What is monkeypox?  What to know about where it’s spreading

What is monkeypox? What to know about where it’s spreading

LONDON (AP) — European and American health authorities have identified a number of monkeypox cases in recent days, mostly in young men. It’s a surprising outbreak of disease that rarely appears outside Africa. Health officials around the world are keeping watch for more cases because, for the first time, the disease appears to be spreading …

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The Best Diet To Lower Blood Pressure, Says Dietitian — Eat This Not That

The Best Diet To Lower Blood Pressure, Says Dietitian — Eat This Not That

Although it can stem from genetics, high blood pressure is a condition that can affect your body, potentially causing heart attacks and strokes. If you’re dealing with high blood pressure, chances are your doctor has tried to supply you with ways of lowering it, such as developing exercise routines and fixing what you eat and …

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