Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Polio virus found in New York wastewater, but no new cases

The polio virus was detected in wastewater samples from the suburban county near New York City where an unvaccinated adult recently contracted the life-threatening disease, but health officials said Tuesday they have not ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Biden names FEMA, CDC officials to head monkeypox response

President Joe Biden is set to name top officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to serve as the White House coordinators to combat the growing monkeypox outbreak.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Periodic fasting tied to less severe COVID-19 outcomes

Routine periodic fasting is associated with a lower risk for hospitalization or mortality in patients with COVID-19, according to a study published online July 1 in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New York asks WHO to re-name 'stigmatizing' monkeypox

New York City asked the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday to rename the monkeypox virus to avoid stigmatizing patients who might then hold off on seeking care.

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