Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US preparing to deploy monkeypox vaccines amid more probable cases

The United States is preparing to give monkeypox vaccines to close contacts of people infected and to deploy treatments, with five cases now either confirmed or probable and the number likely to rise, officials said Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk of monkeypox spreading widely 'very low'

The risk of monkeypox spreading widely among the general population is very low and transmission can be stopped outside endemic countries in Central and West Africa, health officials said Monday, after cases exploded this ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Repeat infections with COVID-19 may become the norm

COVID-19 might be easing into a new status as a widely circulating and somewhat harsher version of the common cold, experts say—a virus that folks could contract repeatedly, even if they were recently infected.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AI helps diagnose post-COVID lung problems

A new computer-aided diagnostic tool developed by KAUST scientists could help overcome some of the challenges of monitoring lung health following viral infection.

Health

A user's guide to keeping your lungs healthy and functional

Take a deep breath in. Now, slowly, let it out. This simple activity is something we do all day long and seldom think about. But our lives depend on it. Every cell in the body needs oxygen, which is in the air we breathe.

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