Rabies could return to the US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns

RABIES could sneak back into US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns, after five-month-old rescue puppy that met import requirements from Azerbaijan tests positive for virus Rabies was eradicated in the US in 2003, but has been detected five times in animal imports across the previous 15 years Last year a puppy tested positive for … Read more

Number of Potential Mystery Hepatitis Cases in US Jumps to 180

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that it is now looking into 180 reports of children with severe and sudden unexplained liver inflammation, known as acute hepatitis. The first reports of acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children popped up in October and November 2021, with five cases in Alabama. The state’s … Read more

COVID-19 pandemic: Public warned of using unlicensed coronavirus testing sites as cases sharply rise in LA County

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — COVID-19 cases are rising across Southern California, and in Los Angeles County, more than 4,000 new cases were added Wednesday. This comes as Governor Gavin Newsom rolled up his sleeves for a second booster shot. “Just two months ago, we had a positivity rate of less than 3%. And unfortunately, It … Read more

Inflation, Russia-Ukraine War Draw G7 Finance Leaders’ Focus | Business News

By FATIMA HUSSEIN and FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press KOENIGSWINTER, Germany (AP) — Finance ministers for the Group of Seven leading economies grappled Thursday with deepening inflation concerns and the immediate effects of Russia’s war in Ukraine, with US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen promising that the allies would put together enough additional aid to help Ukraine … Read more

Long COVID is crashing the retirement hopes of many Americans

Two years ago, Kathy Spencer, a 58-year-old math teacher, motorcycle rider and mother of two, planned to guide middle school students through geometry well into her 70s.  But now Spencer, from Kensington, Conn., is facing the real possibility that long COVID will keep her from ever entering a classroom again. She still needs supplemental oxygen, … Read more

Some Jacksonville hospitals impacted by shortage of dye used in CT scans

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Supply chain issues are causing a major medical warning at hospitals across the country. A certain type of dye used in CT scans is in short supply due to COVID-19 lockdowns in China where much of it is manufactured. That can affect a wide variety of medical issues ranging from strokes to … Read more

What is monkeypox? What to know about where it’s spreading

LONDON (AP) — European and American health authorities have identified a number of monkeypox cases in recent days, mostly in young men. It’s a surprising outbreak of disease that rarely appears outside Africa. Health officials around the world are keeping watch for more cases because, for the first time, the disease to be spreading among … Read more

Over 40 New Monkeypox Cases Have Been Detected in Europe, Health Officials Report

Spain and Portugal have detected over 40 suspected cases of monkeypox, a viral infection rarely seen in Europe, with both outbreaks concentrated in the Madrid and Lisbon areas, officials said Wednesday. The announcement came just days after the British health authorities said they had detected seven cases so far this month, with the World Health … Read more

How to become more grateful, and why that will make you happier, healthier and more resilient

Which of these do you have going for you right now? Family. Friends. Love. Health. Freedom from war and natural disaster. Imagination. Community. A roof over our heads. Common decency. Hope. Opportunity. Memories. Financial stability. Favorite places. Days off work. Good weather. The golden age of television. books. Music. Ice cream. Weekends. A friendly exchange. … Read more