Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why monkeypox may soon get a new name

Monkeypox may soon have a new name after scientists called for a change to dispel stereotypes of Africa being seen as a crucible of disease.

Pediatrics

Why home-made baby formula is a bad idea

If you're having trouble finding infant formula for your baby due to the nationwide shortage, do not turn to homemade recipes, an expert warns.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Alarming' COVID subvariants and the power of hybrid immunity

Jacob Lemieux, an infectious disease specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital and instructor at Harvard Medical School, said this week that recent COVID data out of South Africa is "alarming," as the omicron subvariants ...

Health

Study: Fox viewers more likely to believe COVID falsehoods

People who trust Fox News Channel and other media outlets that appeal to conservatives are more likely to believe falsehoods about COVID-19 and vaccines than those who primarily go elsewhere for news, a study has found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO switches to Greek alphabet for virus variant names

COVID-19 variants are to be known by letters of the Greek alphabet to avoid stigmatizing nations where they were first detected, the World Health Organization announced Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Epidemiologist warns pandemic is far from over

According to the latest projections out by the CDC, the United States may see a sharp decline by July in COVID-19 cases—that is, if vaccinations continue and people wear masks where appropriate and adhere to social distancing.

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