Presumed human Monkeypox virus infection identified in Maryland

A presumed human monkeypox virus infection has been identified in a Maryland resident, state health officials said Thursday. Video above: US distributing monkeypox vaccine to high-risk people The Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said the case was identified Thursday in an adult in the Washington, DC, … Read more

Kids’ immune systems weakened after COVID lockdowns

Children are becoming infected with up to three different viruses at the same time after widespread COVID-19 lockdowns eviscerated their immune systems, doctors have warned. Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital in Connecticut has reported staggering numbers of young patients with cases of the adenovirus, rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), human metapneumovirus, influenza, and parainfluenza—in addition … Read more

Jake Melksham to undergo surgery after altercation with teammate Steven May

Melbourne Football Club has released a statement saying Jake Melksham requires surgery to “clean up an infection in his hand” that resulted from his altercation with teammate Steven May. Key points: The club said Melksham’s hand infection was a result of the ‘altercation’ with teammate Steven May Alan Richardson said the club did not tolerate … Read more

The White House Keeps Stoking Covid Fears

‘I’ve been a huge advocate of keeping schools fully open to in person education since October of 2020,” Ashish Jha, the White House’s Covid response coordinator, tweeted last week. “Still am.” So why is Dr. Jha engaged in scare-mongering about the danger of Covid to children? January 30 tweet, Dr. Jha asserted that Covid is … Read more

COVID news: COVID infection risks, Paxlovid, cases, variants

In this stock photo, registered medical assistant Elaine Lomax handles a nasal swab specimen after it was collected at a drive-through COVID-19 testing site Thursday, April 16, 2020, in St. Louis. Jeff Robertson AP In the United States, more than 84 million people have tested positive for coronavirus as of Friday, June 3, according to … Read more

At least 183 Monkeypox cases confirmed in England | Scientists not able to pinpoint source | WION – WION

At least 183 Monkeypox cases confirmed in England | Scientists not able to pinpoint source | WIONWION Health agency confirms community spread of monkeypox in EnglandReutersUK Brits Advised to Avoid Sex If They Have MonkeypoxNewsmax Stop the Spread by Not Having Sex, UK Tells Monkeypox SufferersBreitbart Monkeypox cases in each region as London records 70% … Read more

What Is ‘Paxlovid Mouth’ And Why Is It So Unpleasant?

Loss or alteration of taste (dysgeusia) is a common symptom of COVID. It’s also a side effect of several illnesses and medications, including Paxlovid, the new antiviral medication to treat COVID infection. Although it affects fewer than 6 percent of people who are given Paxlovid, some report a “horrible” taste that came on soon after … Read more

Over 40 New Monkeypox Cases Have Been Detected in Europe, Health Officials Report

Spain and Portugal have detected over 40 suspected cases of monkeypox, a viral infection rarely seen in Europe, with both outbreaks concentrated in the Madrid and Lisbon areas, officials said Wednesday. The announcement came just days after the British health authorities said they had detected seven cases so far this month, with the World Health … Read more

Montreal investigating up to 13 possible cases of monkeypox: report

Montreal health officials are investigating up to 13 possible cases of monkeypox, Radio-Canada reported Wednesday, as other countries around the world report cases of the rare virus. The news comes as Massachusetts confirmed Wednesday the United States’ first case of the year, in a man who had recently traveled to Canada. The man is hospitalized … Read more