Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India reports first case of monkeypox

India has reported its first confirmed case of monkeypox after a 35-year-old man with a history of travel to the Middle East showed symptoms, officials said.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID's Catch-22: The paradox of masking and disease

Much research has been done on the effectiveness of masks to mitigate the spread of infectious diseases. However, standard infection models tend to focus only on disease states, overlooking the dynamics of a complex paradox: ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What an omicron outbreak might look like in NZ

Modeling just released by COVID-19 Modeling Aotearoa suggests that the current omicron outbreak will be large and put significant strain on hospitals in Aotearoa New Zealand over the coming months.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Explaining COVID-19 breakthrough infections

The U.S. has now vaccinated more than 208 million people with at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. More people are getting vaccinated, but transmission rates in communities are still high, with 94% of U.S. counties classified ...

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UK coronavirus variant rapidly spreading in US, study shows

A coronavirus variant first identified in Britain is rapidly spreading in the United States, threatening to bring a surge of new cases as its prevalence doubles roughly every 10 days, according to a new study.

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