Polio case in New York is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’, hundreds could be infected

Polio case in New York is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’, hundreds could be infected

Digitally generated image of polio virus 3D molecular model Pictures of Calysta | Tetra Images | Getty Images Hundreds of people could have polio after an adult in the New York metropolitan area caught the virus and suffered paralysis last month, the state’s top health official said this week. New York State Health Commissioner Mary … 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

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government declared a public health emergency on Thursday to bolster the response to the monkeypox outbreak. which has infected more than 7,100 Americans. The announcement will free up money and other resources to fight the virus, which can cause fever, body aches, chills, fatigue and pimple-like bumps on many parts … Read more

Mickelson and LIV golfers sue PGA Tour for suspensions

Mickelson and LIV golfers sue PGA Tour for suspensions

Team Hy Flyers Phil Mickelson of the United States speaks to the media after the first round of the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational, June 9, 2022. Paul Child | Action images via Reuters Eleven professional golfers filed an antitrust complaint against the PGA Tour on Wednesday after they were suspended from playing on the tour … Read more

Mickelson and LIV golfers sue PGA Tour for suspensions

Mickelson and LIV golfers sue PGA Tour for suspensions

Team Hy Flyers Phil Mickelson of the United States speaks to the media after the first round of the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational, June 9, 2022. Paul Child | Action images via Reuters Eleven professional golfers filed an antitrust complaint against the PGA Tour on Wednesday after they were suspended from playing on the tour … Read more

Mickelson and LIV golfers sue PGA Tour for suspensions

Mickelson and LIV golfers sue PGA Tour for suspensions

Team Hy Flyers Phil Mickelson of the United States speaks to the media after the first round of the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational, June 9, 2022. Paul Child | Action images via Reuters Eleven professional golfers filed an antitrust complaint against the PGA Tour on Wednesday after they were suspended from playing on the tour … Read more

Saudi-backed and Trump-backed LIV Golf sees franchises in its future

Saudi-backed and Trump-backed LIV Golf sees franchises in its future

BEDMINSTER, NJ — LIV Golf is just three tournaments away, but the Saudi-backed upstart league is already thinking big about its future. In an interview with CNBC, LIV Golf Investments President and COO Atul Khosla said the future of LIV Golf lies in teams and building franchises that can one day be sold. The organization … Read more

US to release 786,000 more doses of monkeypox vaccine

US to release 786,000 more doses of monkeypox vaccine

A person holds Imvanex vaccine doses used to protect against the Monkeypox virus at Edison’s municipal vaccination center in Paris, France on July 27, 2022. Alain Jocard | Swimming pool | Reuters The United States will make an additional 786,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine available to local health departments “as soon as possible” after the … Read more

WHO recommends that gay and bisexual men limit their sexual partners to reduce the spread

WHO recommends that gay and bisexual men limit their sexual partners to reduce the spread

People line up outside the Test Positive Aware Network nonprofit clinic to receive the monkeypox vaccine in Chicago, Illinois on July 25, 2022 Eric Cox | Reuters The World Health Organization on Wednesday recommended that gay and bisexual men limit their number of sexual partners to protect themselves from monkeypox and help slow transmission of … Read more

As more people report Covid bouncing back from Paxlovid, experts insist cases are rare

As more people report Covid bouncing back from Paxlovid, experts insist cases are rare

When Dr. Anthony Fauci caught Covid in June, he took Paxlovid, an antiviral drug for people with mild to moderate symptoms whose age or immune status puts them at high risk for serious illness. The treatment consists of three pills taken twice a day for five days. Fauci completed treatment and tested negative for Covid. … Read more