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Connecticut reports first death of year, second case of Powassan virus from tick bite

10 States With The Most Bed Bug Problems “Although bed bugs do not transmit disease to humans, they can pose an elusive threat to households,” said Chelle Hartzer, an Orkin entomologist. NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) recently announced the second case of Powassan virus (POWV) …

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Connecticut reports first death of year, second case of Powassan virus from tick bite

10 States With The Most Bed Bug Problems “Although bed bugs do not transmit disease to humans, they can pose an elusive threat to households,” said Chelle Hartzer, an Orkin entomologist. NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) recently announced the second case of Powassan virus (POWV) …

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Connecticut woman dies from tick-borne Powassan virus

A Connecticut woman in her 90s died last month of tick-borne Powassan virus, the Confirmation from the Connecticut Department of Public Health Tuesday. The woman fell ill in early May with symptoms including fever, altered mental status, headache, chills, chest pain and nausea, the department said. She had a tick removed two weeks before her …

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The woman was 90 years old and was in New London County, which borders Rhode Island.  Doctors said she died two weeks after being admitted to hospital when she became 'unresponsive'.  She tested positive for the Powassan virus which is transmitted to humans by deer or blacklegged ticks (pictured above)

Connecticut woman in her 90s dies after testing positive for rare tick-borne Powassan virus

Connecticut woman in her 90s dies after testing positive for rare tick-borne Powassan virus a month after being bitten The woman was in her 90s and in New London County which borders Rhode Island Health chiefs said she was admitted to hospital with fever, headache, chest pain and ‘altered mental status’ two weeks after being …

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We can’t keep getting the same formula in COVID-19 booster shots, says immunologist

Be up to date on COVID-19[feminine] vaccines means having had three or four doses at the same time at this point. The current boosters are the same formulations as the first hits allowed, based on the original coronavirus strain appeared at the end of 2019. They still protect against severe COVID-19, hospitalizations and deaths. But …

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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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Monkeypox by the numbers: Facts about the rare virus currently spreading

Monkeypox: What you need to know The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security senior researcher explains what people should do if they contract the virus in a ‘special report’. NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Monkeypox has been on the public radar after news broke that a UK resident tested positive for the …

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