More people are catching coronavirus a second time, increasing long-term COVID risk, experts say | Coronavirus

More people are catching coronavirus a second time, increasing long-term COVID risk, experts say |  Coronavirus

LOS ANGELES – New evidence suggests that catching the coronavirus a second time may increase long-term health risks, a worrying development as the circulation of increasingly contagious omicron subvariants leads to the reinfection of a larger number of Californians. Earlier in the pandemic, it was assumed that the infection offered some degree of long-lasting protection, … Read more

Doing This Thing Before Bed Can Help You Sleep Better at Night

Doing This Thing Before Bed Can Help You Sleep Better at Night

According to an expert, including a shower in your bedtime routine can help you sleep a little easier. Olivia Arezzolo, sleep specialist, author of Bear, Lion, Wolfsaid the COVID pandemic has made the average person’s sleep worse, with people spending hundreds each year on supplements to improve their rest. “It’s a continuous downward spiral – … Read more

Covid-19 trends haven’t budged in weeks, and no one knows what’s next

Covid-19 trends haven’t budged in weeks, and no one knows what’s next

CNN — The United States appears to have reached a Covid-19 plateau, with more than 40,000 people hospitalized and more than 400 deaths per day steadily for the past month or so. That’s a dramatic improvement from this winter – there were four times as many hospitalizations and nearly six times as many deaths at … Read more

What is Paxlovid? All you need to know

What is Paxlovid?  All you need to know

Hopes that it might be useful for treating people with mild disease also proved unfounded. In June, a trial of the effects of Paxlovid in standard-risk Covid patients ended when the treatment failed to significantly relieve participants’ symptoms. The usefulness of Paxlovid is to protect those at risk from the worst effects of Covid – … Read more

Anger and anxiety stalk EU monkeypox vaccine lottery – POLITICO

Anger and anxiety stalk EU monkeypox vaccine lottery – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Europe is experiencing a case of collective public health amnesia. The COVID-19 pandemic has witnessed vaccine nationalism, conflicting official guidelines, and marginalized groups forced to defend themselves; while the early days of the HIV crisis were marked by virulent homophobia, stigma and unequal access to treatment. Today, with … Read more

The CDC estimates that 1.7 million gay and bisexual men are most at risk of monkeypox

The CDC estimates that 1.7 million gay and bisexual men are most at risk of monkeypox

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that approximately 1.7 million men who have sex with men currently face the greatest threat of monkeypox. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky told reporters on a call Thursday that gay and bisexual men who are HIV-positive or who take drugs, called PREPs, to reduce their risk of contracting … Read more

Not being up to date on Covid vaccines, recalls mean trouble

Not being up to date on Covid vaccines, recalls mean trouble

If you’re not up to date on your Covid shots or boosters, Dr. Anthony Fauci has a stark warning for you: get those doses now, or prepare for a harsh Covid fall and winter. “If they’re not vaccinated or if they’re not boosted, they’re going to be in trouble,” Fauci, President Biden’s chief medical adviser, … Read more

Monkeypox has become a global emergency due to political correctness

Monkeypox has become a global emergency due to political correctness

In late May, Conde Nast’s LGBT site them.us did everything possible to steer an emerging viral plague known as monkeypox away from the main demographic that was catching it – gay men. The article titled “Monkeypox virus affects gay men, but has nothing to do with being gay”, stated that “although a large proportion of … Read more

6 Reasons Parents Won’t Get Their Kids Vaccinated Against COVID – And How Experts Are Responding

6 Reasons Parents Won’t Get Their Kids Vaccinated Against COVID – And How Experts Are Responding

It seems that the longer we wait for a COVID-19 vaccine to be approved for certain age groups, the less likely children in those age groups are to get vaccinated. The Food and Drug Administration cleared the vaccine for emergency use in children ages 5 to 11 in late October, but nine months later only … Read more