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Scientists say this discovery highlights the need to develop a universal vaccine that works against these types of viruses. Hundreds of such viruses have recently been discovered in bats in Asia, but weren't capable of infecting humans. These newly ...
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SARS-CoV-2, which arose from Asian wild bats, has caused the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Numerous concerns about the ecology of the virus remain unresolved as the pandemic enters its third year.
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COLUMBIA — As vaccine distributors develop Omicron-specific COVID-19 boosters, new research from the University of Missouri posits that the virus may be evolving too quickly for vaccines to keep pace. "That virus is evolving under pressure of ...
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“New Brunswickers should know that Monkeypox virus spreads by close contact with infected humans or animals and does not spread like COVID-19,” said Dr. Jennifer Russell, Chief Medical Officer of Health, in a news release.
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said, making it the second such probable death in the Midwest this summer and raising the ...
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Can reducing salt really help reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke and other diseases? A new study shows cutting out about 1/4 of a teaspoon of salt each day could ward off certain diseases and death over time. Viv Williams has details in this ...
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With every beat of your heart, blood carries oxygen from your lungs throughout your body. This life-sustaining process happens automatically, whether you're awake or asleep. But for people with sickle cell disease, it often goes awry.
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ATLANTA (WSAV) — Georgia has nearly 48000 monkeypox vaccine doses and is reporting 1033 cases so far. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Georgia ranks in the top 5 for the highest number of monkeypox cases in the country just ...
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People who have had COVID-19 face are at an increased risk for neurological and psychiatric conditions, including psychosis, dementia, epilepsy, and "brain fog" up to two years after, compared to those who have had other respiratory diseases.
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By Margery A. Beck and Josh Funk | Associated Press. OMAHA, Neb. — A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said, making it the second such probable death in ...
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