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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.

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 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.

Jan 06, 2022

Jan 06, 2022
covid testing

Global COVID-19 cases, driven by Omicron, up sharply

Cases are up in all world regions, especially the Americas and Southeast Asia, leading to the pandemic's highest daily totals.

Dec 29, 2021

Dec 29, 2021
NYC New Years

Omicron cases pick up pace as world enters pandemic year 3

As officials brace for more post-holiday spread, studies yield promise for boosters and immune system response.

Dec 28, 2021

Dec 28, 2021
home testing

Shortened CDC COVID isolation guide draws sharply mixed reviews

The new guidance comes at a turbulent time with surging case numbers, unmet testing demand, and uncertainties about Omicron.

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