Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Deadly nose-bleed fever shocks Iraq as cases surge

Spraying a cow with pesticides, health workers target blood-sucking ticks at the heart of Iraq's worst detected outbreak of a fever that causes people to bleed to death.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mexico confirms its first monkeypox case

Health officials in Mexico confirmed Saturday the country's first known case of monkeypox, in a 50-year-old US resident being treated in Mexico City.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

N. Korea moves to soften curbs amid doubts over COVID counts

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other top officials discussed revising stringent anti-epidemic restrictions during a meeting Sunday, state media reported, as they maintained a widely disputed claim that the country's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Beijing, Shanghai ease COVID restrictions as outbreaks fade

Shoppers returned to the malls of Beijing on Sunday as the Chinese capital relaxed pandemic restrictions after declaring a small but persistent COVID-19 outbreak effectively under control.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Argentina reports 2 cases of monkeypox

Argentina reported two cases of the monkeypox virus on Friday in men who had recently arrived from Spain, marking the first time the presence of the virus has been confirmed in Latin America during this latest outbreak.

Genetics

New liver and kidney disease identified

Scientists have identified a new disease in a ground-breaking discovery that could help patients with unexplained liver and kidney problems.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nine monkeypox cases confirmed in United States

Nine cases of monkeypox had been confirmed in seven states as of Wednesday, and there are likely to be more cases as a worldwide outbreak continues, U.S. health officials say.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In long COVID, blood markers are linked to neuropsychiatric ills

In a new study of long COVID published March 13, 2022, in the Annals of Neurology, UC San Francisco researchers identified biomarkers present at elevated levels that may persist for many months in the blood of study participants ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How dangerous is monkeypox?

Monkeypox, which is normally encountered in Central and Western Africa, has spread to more than a dozen countries, including the United States. Cases in the current outbreak now number in the hundreds. This has fueled more ...

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