Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany announces new coronavirus measures for fall, winter

The German government on Wednesday said basic coronavirus requirements would remain in place during the coming fall and winter, when experts expect COVID-19 cases to rise again as people spend more time indoors.

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.

Health

Juvenile detention menu creates appetite for change

A study of food served in a youth detention center in South Australia gives insights into the place diet and menu choices make in improving or reducing their incarceration experience.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Omicron subvariants and the changing landscape of COVID-19

Omicron is mutating in giant leaps, with scientists racing to keep up. Its diversity is challenging vaccine efficacy and complicating treatment. But this fall, broad spectrum bivalent vaccines may help mitigate the seemingly ...

Vaccination

EU urges second COVID-19 boosters for people ages 60 to 79

The European Union said Monday it's "critical" that authorities in the 27-nation bloc consider giving second coronavirus booster shots to people between the ages of 60 and 79 years and other vulnerable people, as a new wave ...

Vaccination

Australia offers fourth COVID shot to over-30s

Australia will offer a fourth COVID-19 vaccine to everyone over 30, health authorities said Thursday, as hospitals bulge with patients in a winter wave of infections.

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