Outbreak

Suns’ COVID-19 outbreak in West semifinals raises questions about NBA protocols

BOSTON — The Phoenix Suns were managing a COVID-19 outbreak as their season fell apart, multiple sources told The Athleticwith six individuals—including one player—testing positive either late in the Western Conference semifinals or the day after Game 7. With their season on the line, the Suns were destroyed at home by the Dallas Mavericks 123-90 …

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US deployed 1,200 monkeypox vaccines in response to outbreak | CNN

CNN — As the number of monkeypox cases rises amid an ongoing global outbreak, U.S. health officials said Friday they were stepping up testing and contact tracing and expanding access to vaccines and treatments. As part of those efforts, about 1,200 doses of the monkeypox vaccine have been offered in the United States, said Dr. …

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Strawberries recalled due to hepatitis A outbreak in several states and Canada

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Fresh strawberries have been linked to the hepatitis A outbreak in North America, triggering a recall according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Strawberry brands FreshKampo and HEB are being recalled as they appear to be the …

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Plans underway to ramp up monkeypox testing if outbreak grows rapidly

Dozens of public health labs across the country are now using a more generalized test for orthopoxvirus, a broader category that includes monkeypox, smallpox and other viruses. Two biotech companies, Roche and Abbott, have announced plans to roll out monkeypox PCR tests, although at this time their test kits are for research use only. The …

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Hepatitis A outbreak linked to strawberries sold at Kroger, Walmart and other grocery stores

A recent outbreak of hepatitis A cases has been linked to strawberries sold at Kroger, Aldi, Walmart, Trader Joe’s and other grocery stores nationwide. Here is the information from the FDA, which was updated on May 28, 2022: The FDA, in conjunction with the CDC, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and the Canadian Food …

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Monkeypox outbreak: what you need to know about the symptoms and the threat

Share on PinterestA teenager from the village of Manfuette is being examined by Congolese doctors and suspected of having monkeypox in Manfuette, Republic of Congo, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. The Washington Post/Getty Images Since early May 2022, many countries in Europe, as well as Australia and the United States, have reported increasing numbers of monkeypox …

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Warning signs of monkeypox outbreak gone unheeded, experts say

Monkeypox seems to have exploded out of nowhere over the past two weeks, spreading across Europe, the Americas and other regions. But the warning signs seem to have gone unheeded. An unusual and long-lasting outbreak in Nigeria should have signaled that it was only a matter of time before this orthopoxvirus made its way to …

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Experts offer guesses as to why Europe’s monkeypox outbreak has swelled

In a few weeks, approximately 80 new monkeypox case have been reported in eight European countries, an unprecedented outbreak of a disease that rarely spreads outside of central and western Africa. A handful of additional cases have been reported in the United StatesCanada and Australia since Wednesday. The growing number of cases has raised questions …

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Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu Outbreak: Watch out for these ‘super-spreader’ bird species

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

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