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CDC says we may not get rid of monkeypox right now

CDC says we may not get rid of monkeypox right now

picture: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers some good and bad news about the country’s ongoing monkeypox outbreak. New cases are slowing, possibly thanks to a combination of vaccinations and education efforts. But it is also likely that the virus will not be eradicated here and …

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CDC says we may not get rid of monkeypox right now

CDC says we may not get rid of monkeypox right now

picture: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers some good and bad news about the country’s ongoing monkeypox outbreak. New cases are slowing, possibly thanks to a combination of vaccinations and education efforts. But it is also likely that the virus will not be eradicated here and …

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Saline nasal irrigation reduces hospitalization after Covid-19 diagnosis

Saline nasal irrigation reduces hospitalization after Covid-19 diagnosis

Neti pots can be used to flush the sinuses Getty Images/iStockphoto Rinsing the nose twice a day with a saline solution can reduce the chances of hospitalization and death in high-risk patients after testing positive for Covid-19, a new study from Augusta University’s Georgia School of Medicine found. Participants in the study who underwent nasal …

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U.S. unlikely to eradicate monkeypox as virus spreads indefinitely, CDC says

U.S. unlikely to eradicate monkeypox as virus spreads indefinitely, CDC says

The monkeypox virus is unlikely to be eliminated from the U.S. anytime soon, according to a report released this week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC said in a technical briefing that the outbreak is slowing as vaccine supplies increase, more is known about how to avoid infection, and that …

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Ohio reports death of one monkeypox patient, CDC warns monkeypox can cause serious illness CNN

Ohio reports death of one monkeypox patient, CDC warns monkeypox can cause serious illness CNN

CNN — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued new warnings to health care providers about serious illness in monkeypox patients. The alert came as Ohio reported that a person with monkeypox had died — the third known death of a monkeypox patient in the United States. Ohio listed the death …

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Ohio reports death of one monkeypox patient, CDC warns monkeypox can cause serious illness CNN

Ohio reports death of one monkeypox patient, CDC warns monkeypox can cause serious illness CNN

CNN — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued a new warning to health care providers about serious illness in monkeypox patients. The alert came as Ohio reported that a person with monkeypox had died — the third known death of a monkeypox patient in the United States. Ohio listed the …

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CDC eases mask requirements for healthcare facilities

CDC eases mask requirements for healthcare facilities

The federal government no longer recommends universal mask wearing in healthcare settings, according to new recommendations quietly released by the CDC last week. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ordinance issued Friday reversed nearly two-and-a-half years of guidance, saying face coverings are now only required in hospitals and nursing homes with high rates of …

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CDC eases mask requirements for healthcare facilities

CDC eases mask requirements for healthcare facilities

The federal government no longer recommends universal mask wearing in healthcare settings, according to new recommendations quietly released by the CDC last week. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ordinance issued Friday reversed nearly two-and-a-half years of guidance, saying face coverings are now only required in hospitals and nursing homes with high rates of …

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CDC: Early data show much higher risk of unvaccinated monkeypox

CDC: Early data show much higher risk of unvaccinated monkeypox

People who were eligible for the monkeypox vaccine but were not vaccinated were about 14 times more likely to be infected than those who were vaccinated, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These data, while extremely limited, provide an initial glimpse into the real-world effectiveness …

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CDC warns of enterovirus D68 linked to paralysis in children

CDC warns of enterovirus D68 linked to paralysis in children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned of an increase in respiratory illnesses linked to paralysis in children.It’s called enterovirus D68, and the CDC says it’s on the rise in the U.S. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reportwhich noted that enterovirus D68 cases …

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