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Nov 28, 2022

Nov 28, 2022

Antibiotic use in newborns could be lowered, study finds

A large international study found antibiotic use in newborns was disproportionate compared with the burden of early-onset sepsis.

Oct 31, 2022

Oct 31, 2022
Middle-aged woman with headache sitting on couch

More severe COVID-19 may raise risk of long COVID

Meta-analysis finds that 51% of patients with milder cases, 67% of hospitalized patients, and 74% of ICU patients had long COVID.

Sep 01, 2022

Sep 01, 2022
Orphaned boy

COVID's hidden victims: New orphans and essential workers

Children were more likely to be COVID-19 orphans if they live in poor nations with high chronic disease rates.

Aug 18, 2022

Aug 18, 2022
Out of stock sign at pharmacy

Countries face shortages of drugs, some for life-threatening conditions

Nations around the world have seen a spate of  shortages of drugs to treat conditions such as HIV and diabetes.

Jul 28, 2022

Jul 28, 2022
monkeypox vax

HHS promises 1.1 million monkeypox vaccines in coming weeks

CDC today also provided a racial and symptom profile of US cases, which are quickly nearing 5,000 infections.

May 23, 2022

May 23, 2022
Monkeypox lesions on arm and chest

Monkeypox cases increase across Europe, North America

The CDC says many patients have a distinctive monkeypox rash around their genitals, and UK officials report 36 new infections.

Apr 22, 2022

Apr 22, 2022
Stressed-out mom with daughter

Effect of nations' COVID restrictions on mental health varied by type, group

"Policy makers should be largely reassured by people's aggregate capacity to cope."

Apr 14, 2022

Apr 14, 2022
Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the bacterium that causes gonorrhea

Studies highlight meningitis vaccine's potential against gonorrhea

Data suggest 4CMenB protection against gonorrhea and support the feasibility of a gonococcal vaccine.

Feb 11, 2022

Feb 11, 2022
Pfizer COVID vaccine vial drawing into syringe

COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 5 delayed as Pfizer extends trial

Also, protection against serious Omicron illness drops by 4 months after a third dose but is still high, new data show.

Feb 07, 2022

Feb 07, 2022
Pre-vaccine health assessment in Indonesia

COVID-19 cases climb higher in parts of Asia

Hong Kong, which has taken a more aggressive "zero COVID" approach, reports a record 614 daily cases.

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