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RSV hospitalizations are now rising in seniors, and only 14.3% have received the new vaccine.
Studies in South Africa and Vietnam also indicate 6 months of treatment with an oral antibiotic could help prevent development of MDR-TB in children and adults.
While most studies have looked at the pandemic’s impact on elementary school kids or teenagers, little attention has been paid to preschool-aged kids.
Low-income countries were hit hardest by coverage gaps and deaths from the virus.
The FDA said the test offers a private and quick testing option, along with streamlined treatment, if needed.
Risk factors for long COVID were Black race, ages 50 to 64, diabetes, and severe infection.
The extra dose reduced risk of infection by 41%, hospitalization or death by 65%.
Health officials are releasing 77,000 more doses, with supply stretched by higher-than-expected demand for the new tool for protecting newborns.
The researchers limited capture of data on COVID-19 diagnoses to children who had an additional respiratory illness, such as pneumonia.
The buck, which carried a GPS tracker, died in the middle of October.
The findings highlight the importance of preventing COVID-19 through vaccination and contact precautions, the authors said.
Eleven organizations agreed to adopt principles aimed at reducing the need for antimicrobials on farms.
UK officials say the increase in antibiotic use in 2022 is likely related to increased healthcare demands following the removal of pandemic-related mitigations.
The updates include an expanded list of alternative drugs and the prevention and management of anthrax meningitis.
The annual Lancet report details the health impacts of climate change, such as Bangladesh's record dengue outbreak.
The absolute difference in age-adjusted death rates between men and women increased from 252 to 315 per 100,000 from 2010 to 2021.
So far this fall the virus has hit at least 12 turkey farms in 7 of Minnesota counties.
Most flu viruses were influenza A, and of subtyped samples, about two-thirds were H3N2.
Under an agreement with TB Alliance, Indian pharmaceutical company Macleods will supply pretomanid for low- and middle-income countries.
Outcomes were compared to those seen in the 4 years prior to the pandemic.