Dr. Scott Gottlieb says rising monkeypox cases suggest it’s spread ‘pretty wide’

The rising number of monkeypox cases in the US and Europe suggest the virus has already spread widely across communities, but it won’t likely cause a major epidemic like Covid, Pfizer board member and former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. “Now that there’s been community spread, it may be hard to … Read more

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases cross 100 in Europe

Rare outbreak of viral disease outside Africa Cases in UK, Spain, Belgium France and North America cause still unclear WHO holds emergency meeting to discuss cases As cases exceed 100, Germany says biggest ever in Europe LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization was due to hold an emergency meeting on Friday to … Read more

Hepatitis in children is rising globally, researchers race to solve puzzle of these mysterious cases

About half of those cases come from just two countries—the United States and the UK. On Thursday, investigators from both those countries said they were working diligently to get answers. One of their first tasks has been to try to figure out whether these cases of sudden and often severe liver damage in children represent … Read more

African scientists baffled by monkeypox cases in Europe, US

LONDON (AP) — Scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks of monkeypox in Africa say they are baffled by the disease’s recent spread in Europe and North America. Cases of the smallpox-related disease have previously been seen only among people with links to central and West Africa. But in the past week, Britain, Spain, Portugal, Italy, … Read more

Agriculture officials taking steps to stem the spread of bird flu – WKRC TV Cincinnati

Agriculture officials taking steps to stem the spread of bird fluWKRC TV Cincinnati State agriculture officials taking steps to stem the spread of bird flu in WashingtonKOMO News Washington state asks live poultry sales to end because of bird fluKING5.com WATCH: Live update on avian influenza in WashingtonKING 5 View Full Coverage on Google News

Avian flu update in Berks County

Another flock in Pennsylvania has tested positive for the avian flu. The flock is a commercial duck breeder in Berks County. A total of 72,000 birds have been affected in this latest case. Avian flu has impacted 15 flocks in Pennsylvania, including seven in Berks County and eight in Lancaster County. Report avian flu cases … Read more

CDC Investigating Hepatitis In Children As Cases Continue To Rise – NBC News

CDC Investigating Hepatitis In Children As Cases Continue To RiseNBCnews CDC investigates 180 cases of children with hepatitis of unknown causeNPR The public health crisis with liver disease affects everyoneThe Hill Number of Potential Mystery Hepatitis Cases in US Jumps to 180Gizmodo CDC: Cases of unexplained hepatitis in children jumpsWTAE Pittsburgh