The Biden administration has declared a public health emergency on the monkeypox outbreak. The U.S. now has more infections than any other country in the world, and as CBS2's Dick Brennan reports, New York City is epicenter.
At least five cases of monkeypox in kids are confirmed in the U.S. How much of a risk is monkeypox in kids? What parents should know about symptoms, treatment.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyA wave of COVID infections caused by the BA.5 subvariant has crested. All over the world, daily new cases, hospitalizations and deaths are going down.But the SARS-CoV-2 virus is almost certainly here to stay. Another wave is all but inevitable as new variants and subvariants mutate, compete for dominance, and find new transmission pathways.How fast that wave comes, and how bad it gets, probably comes down to a genetic competition between different mutat
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Actress Halle Berry, 54, showed off her toned back and legs in a new swimsuit photo. The actress is known for her hardcore workouts and following a keto diet.
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MR.Cole_Photographer via GettyA group of Boston researchers have designed a postcard-sized test that can detect both a SARS-CoV-2 infection and the presence of antibodies as a result of recent infection—providing a two-in-one punch that can both diagnose active COVID cases (including specifying which variant is responsible), as well as how well protected someone might be from future infections, thanks to antibody levels. The researchers hope their new portable device, which tests a patient’s sal
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Health officials have said that a paralytic polio case likely means there are more, possibly hundreds, of asymptomatic polio cases in the area.
- The Conversation
How does monkeypox spread? An epidemiologist explains why it isn't an STI and what counts as close contact
Vaccination can help reduce the risk of monkeypox infection. Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty ImagesMonkeypox is caused by a virus that, despite periodic outbreaks, is not thought to spread easily from person to person and historically has not spurred long chains of transmission within communities. Now, many researchers are left scratching their heads as to why monkeypox seems to be propagating so readily and unconventionally in the current global outbreak. The monkeypox virus typically spreads throu
- Charlotte Observer
Wearing a mask can help prevent monkeypox transmission, according to an infectious disease expert.
- LA Times
Health officials recommend that anyone infected with the coronavirus isolate for at least 5 days — but for many, that timeline may be overly optimistic.
Biden leaves White House after testing negative on two straight days, and China locks down 80,000 tourists on tropical island
President Joe Biden, after testing negative for COVID on Saturday and Sunday, left the White House for the first time since becoming infectious last month
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New York reported 48,982 new COVID-19 cases last week, as an uptick in infections and deaths due to the virus underscored the lingering threat.
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Dieters should limit themselves to only eating between 7am and 3pm to lose more weight, a study suggests.
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Is your rash a symptom of chickenpox, shingles or monkeypox? How to tell as virus spreads in Florida
If you have a new or unexplained rash, here's what you should know as monkeypox cases rise in Florida.
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Want to Lower Your Blood Sugar Levels? Science Says to Go for a Quick 2-Minute Walk After Eating a Meal
Researchers also found that standing after a meal helped lower participants' glucose and insulin levels.
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John Oliver calls out Marjorie Taylor Greene for 'obvious dog whistle bigotry' in monkeypox comments
Covering the rapidly spreading monkeypox virus, on Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Sunday, Oliver called out Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) for comments she’s recently made about the disease, which to this point has been most prevalent in the LGBTQ community. “Of course monkeypox is a threat to some people in our population, but we know what causes it, and that’s pretty much, um — it’s basically a sexually transmitted disease, so it’s not a threat to most of the population,” Greene said. “And so it’s not a global pandemic. It’s really not. And people just have to laugh at it, mock it and reject it. So I think it’s another scam.” “Okay, obviously that is ridiculous,” Oliver said in response. “If the way to get rid of something awful was for people to laugh at it and mock it, that woman clearly wouldn’t be in Congress, and yet, here we all are.” Oliver also went after Greene for her insistence that monkeypox is strictly an LGBTQ issue, including a tweet she posted the he sees as a homophobic dog whistle for conservatives. “Greene also tweeted, ‘If monkeypox is a sexually transmitted disease, why are kids getting it?’ in an act of obvious dog whistle bigotry, suggesting gay people are a danger to children,” Oliver said, “when what’s clearly an actual danger to children is the QAnon congresswoman who once tweeted, ‘The kids at Uvalde needed JR-15s.’”
I gave birth to my baby in the same room I had a stillbirth. This is what I want Chrissy Teigen to know about birth after loss.
The author shares what it's like to give birth after a stillbirth, following the news that Chrissy Teigen is pregnant again after losing Jack in 2020.
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"It’s exciting when our nutrition studies align with what we know as common sense," said Lynetta Smith, a clinical dietitian with Citizens Memorial Healthcare in Bolivar.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Beshear urged vulnerable Kentuckians to mask up if they live or work in counties at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s high COVID-19 community level.
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Celebs and influencers claim the belt helps shape and work the core during exercise. Here's what experts think about it.
Eli Lilly said the new abortion law could hinder its ability to “attract diverse scientific, engineering and business talent from around the world.”
- The New York Times
In states that have banned abortion, some women with unwanted pregnancies are pursuing an unconventional workaround: They are “self-managing” their abortions, seeking out the necessary know-how online and obtaining the medications without the supervision of a clinic or a doctor. At first glance, the practice may recall the days before Roe v. Wade, when women too often were forced to take risky measures to end an unwanted pregnancy. But the advent of medication abortion — accomplished with drugs,