Doctor warns of suspicious pattern behind monkeypox outbreak

Doctor warns of suspicious pattern behind monkeypox outbreak

There has been much speculation that the novel coronavirus was a biological weapon developed in a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) laboratory. Now an American doctor has a theory that the new outbreak of monkeypox may also have similar nefarious origins. Dr. Syed Haider told The Epoch Times that the development of the monkeypox outbreak appears … Read more

Monkeypox Texas: Child under 2 in Harris County presumed positive for virus

Monkeypox Texas: Child under 2 in Harris County presumed positive for virus

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — A child under the age of 2 in Harris County has tested positive for monkeypox, Judge Lina Hidalgo said during a Tuesday morning briefing. Hidalgo said officials became aware of the information on Monday. The child is presumptive positive until confirmed by the CDC, but there have been no presumptive … Read more

‘Have I been vaccinated against poliomyelitis?’ and other questions, answers

‘Have I been vaccinated against poliomyelitis?’  and other questions, answers

Following a case of polio that was confirmed in Rockland County, New York on July 21, many people are scrambling to learn more about the serious disease and whether they are protected against it. On August 12, health officials announced that polio had also been detected in New York City sewage. Although local and federal … Read more

First possible case of monkeypox transmission from humans to dogs ‘not surprising’, says WHO

First possible case of monkeypox transmission from humans to dogs ‘not surprising’, says WHO

CNN — The first possible case of human-to-dog transmission of monkeypox – recently reported in two men and their pet in Paris – had so far been a theoretical risk, said Dr Rosamund Lewis, technical lead of the monkeypox response for the World Health Organization. The men, who live together and have a non-exclusive relationship, … Read more

WHO asks the public for help in changing the name of monkeypox | News from the World Health Organization

WHO asks the public for help in changing the name of monkeypox |  News from the World Health Organization

The World Health Organization has urged the public to come up with a new name for monkeypox, calling for help in finding a less stigmatizing designation for the fast-spreading disease amid concerns over the name. Experts warn that the name can be stigmatizing for the primates whose name it bears but who play little role … Read more

Why a century-old vaccine offers new hope against pathogens

Why a century-old vaccine offers new hope against pathogens

At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, when prevention seemed light years away, several scientists launched trials to see if a tuberculosis vaccine developed in the early 1900s could protect people by boosting the immune system. . The Bacillus-Calmette-Guerin vaccine has long been known to have broad effects on the immune system and is still … Read more

Woman sparks outcry when she says being fat isn’t beautiful

Woman sparks outcry when she says being fat isn’t beautiful

A woman has come under fire after saying she thinks ‘fat people aren’t beautiful’ and that ‘being fat isn’t okay’. The anonymous Australian woman was featured in a TikTok video on a channel called Common Ground Convosa page that says they “ask the important but controversial question, then try to find common ground”. On a … Read more

Nearly 80% of American children have had COVID-19

Nearly 80% of American children have had COVID-19

The rate of coronavirus reinfections was relatively low before the advent of the omicron variant, new research from the CDC shows. A new Chronicle analysis of data from the city’s health department offers insight into the future of San Francisco’s restaurant industry. UCSF and other Bay Area scientists want to hear from lengthy COVID sufferers … Read more