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CDC reports the first two monkeypox cases in children in the US

CNN — Two cases of monkeypox have been identified in children in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The two cases are unrelated and probably the result of household transmission, the CDC said. One case is a toddler who is a resident of California. The other is an …

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Seminal Alzheimer’s study may have been manipulated

The data behind the most influential theory of what causes Alzheimer’s disease may have been ‘manipulated’, a damning scientific probe has claimed. Experts fear the allegedly falsified results have misled research over the last 16 years, potentially wasting billions of pounds of funding. A six-month investigation by Science, considered one of the world’s most respected …

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Here’s How Quickly You Can Get Reinfected With COVID After Being Sick

A few months ago, we believed recovering from COVID-19 meant the chances of getting the virus again so soon were low. Scientists thought we were protected for at least six months after the initial infection. But now, as the hyper-transmissible BA.5 variant whips around the country, more and more reinfections are being detected in people …

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Did Nature Heal During the Pandemic ‘Anthropause’?

In a typical spring, breeding seabirds — and human seabird-watchers — flock to Stora Karlsö, an island off the coast of Sweden. But in 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic canceled the tourist season, reducing human presence on the island by more than 90 percent. With people out of the picture, white-tailed eagles moved in, becoming much …

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‘Shocking’ Monkeypox Screw-Up Means We Need to Admit We Now Face Two Pandemics

We blew our chance to quickly contain monkeypox. Now the dangerous virus is spreading fast all over the world. Health experts agree: the outbreak could soon qualify as a pandemic, if it doesn’t already. And the situation is likely to get worse before it gets better. More infections, more deaths, more chances for the pox …

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Scientists Uncover One of the Driving Forces of Alzheimer’s Disease – New Target for Treatment

Scientists have now shown how a critical factor in the development of Alzheimer’s disease, a protein called tau, turns from normal to a disease state – and demonstrates how this discovery could provide a new target for treatment. New research explored how a protein called tau, critical to[{” attribute=””>Alzheimer’s, turns from normal to a diseased …

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Sore throat is one of the most common symptoms that arises with respiratory infections (HT_PRINT)

Your sore throat can determine if you have contracted Covid-19. Here’s how to understand

On similar tracks, the common symptom of common cold – sore throat – can also determine of you have contracted the coronavirus or not. In a recent media briefing World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke of a new sub-variant of the highly transmissible Omicron variant of Covid-19 that has now been detected …

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