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A buck brought to a taxidermist represents the first CWD case in Fairfax County, Virginia.
Researchers describe a CWD strain from a moose in Finland that's distinct not only from CWD prions in North America but also from those in neighboring Norway.
States and tribal wildlife agencies, which have struggled to contain the spread of chronic wasting disease, could then apply for funding for mitigation strategies such as testing.
Given CWD's incubation period, it's possible the case is connected to a 2021 finding at an illegal dump site.
CWD has been detected on a deer farm in Lincoln County in the north central part of the state.
A study of US patients aged 0 to 20 years hospitalized for COVID-19 or multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) in 2020 and 2021 shows that 22% had a neurologic condition, including 9% with life-threatening illness.
A new study published in eClinicalMedicine analyzed 19 studies on monkeypox, which included 7,553 reported cases, among which there were 555 hospitalizations. The meta-analysis suggests monkeypox patients have a 14.1% hospitalization rate.
Children who had an underlying illness were at greatest risk for severe COVID-19 and death, but those who were vaccinated were fairly well protected, according to an observational study presented this week at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition in Anaheim, California.
In its latest weekly update on the pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today that global COVID-19 cases declined 6% last week compared to the previous week, though the pace of activity increased in the European region, which experienced an 8% rise compared to the week before.
High-flow oxygen didn't significantly lower death rates beyond those of standard oxygen therapy in COVID-19 patients with respiratory failure, according to a multicenter randomized clinical trial published yesterday in JAMA.