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CDC will test sewage for polio outside New York to see if it's circulating elsewhere in nation

cnbc.com The CDC will expand polio wastewater surveillance to select communities with low vaccination rates outside the New York metro area. - The CDC will initially work work with…

CDC director slammed for calling "racist" Tuskegee study a "sacrifice"

newsweek.com Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky sparked outrage on Wednesday after calling the notorious Tuskegee Syphilis Study a "sacrifice"…

Bill Clinton tests positive for COVID

investing.com (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said on Wednesday he had tested positive for COVID-19. "I've tested positive for Covid. I've had mild symptoms, but I'm doing…

2:00PM Water Cooler 11/30/2022

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It's official: This year's bird flu outbreak is now the worst in U.S. history

fortune.com It’s official: This year’s bird flu outbreak is now the worst in U.S. history Nearly 53 million U.S. birds have died this year due to avian flu, marking the worst outbreak…

Column: Closing schools in the pandemic was bad. Keeping them all open would have been worse

latimes.com Column: Closing schools in the pandemic was bad. Keeping them all open would have been worse If there’s one aspect of pandemic policy that seems to have elicited agreement…

Dr. Jha: The U.S. is ready to 'move on' from Covid if people 'keep their immunity up to date'

cnbc.com The U.S. is getting closer than ever to finally putting Covid in the rearview mirror, according to Dr. Ashish Jha. "It's been, obviously, a long two and a half years for…

CDC awards over $3 billion to strengthen U.S. public health infrastructure By Reuters

investing.com (Reuters) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday it is awarding more than $3 billion to help strengthen public health workforce and…

2:00PM Water Cooler 11/29/2022

nakedcapitalism.com By Lambert Strether of Corrente Bird Song of the Day Handsome Flycatcher, Megantoni Camp 3, Tinkanari, Cuzco, Peru. Today, the flycatcher is handsome. Yesterday, the…

China Health, CDC Officials to Hold Covid Briefing in Beijing

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Flu hospitalizations increase nearly 30% as U.S. enters holiday season

cnbc.com More than 11,200 people were hospitalized with the flu during the week ending Nov. 19, compared to about 8,700 patients admitted the week prior, according to CDC data. - Flu…

2:00PM Water Cooler 11/28/2022

nakedcapitalism.com By Lambert Strether of Corrente Patient readers, you can start reading now, there’s more than enough! I really outdid myself collecting material over what was for me a…

Learn To “See” C. Difficile To Protect Yourself From This Serious Infection

forbes.com C. diff is a bacterial infection you’ve likely never heard of, although it causes almost half a million infections in the US yearly. Half of those with Clostridioides…

Most Maternal Deaths Are Preventable. Why Aren't We Preventing Them?

newsweek.com When it comes to maternity care, America is failing. As global maternal mortality declines, the U.S. is the only developed country where it's on the rise. The statistics are…

Fauci says the U.S. is ‘certainly’ still facing a COVID pandemic

fortune.com Fauci says the U.S. is ‘certainly’ still facing a COVID pandemic: ‘I don’t want to see anyone suffer and die’ The COVID pandemic isn’t over yet, according to Dr. Anthony…

CDC Studies Effects of Cryptocurrency Trading on Primates

dailysybil.com CDC Studies Effects of Cryptocurrency Trading on Primates ATLANTA - The unexpected collapse of one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges has shaken policymakers in…

Omicron boosters probably aren't very effective against mild Covid illness, but will likely prevent hospitalizations, experts say

cnbc.com The CDC, in a real-world study, found the omicron Covid boosters are less than 50% effective against mild illness across almost all adult age groups when compared to people…

What to know: COVID-19, RSV and the flu in children

axios.com There's nothing novel about a child coming home from school in November with a runny and stuffy nose or a cough. But for parents, the stakes feel especially high right now:…

MaskUp #BringBackMasks Trend As Covid-19, RSV, Flu Cases Increase

forbes.com Gee, with Covid-19, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and influenza cases on the rise, what would be a simple way to protect yourself and other people? How about that thing…

Prediction: This Growth Stock Could Double in 2023

fool.com Biotech company Axsome Therapeutics (AXSM -1.76%) has had a strong -- although somewhat volatile -- year on the stock market. The company's shares have been up about 50%…

Teenager's body was in hotel room for a week before authorities alerted

newsweek.com A body of a teenager was left in a hotel room for a week before anyone was alerted, according to South Carolina officials. The Greenville County Coroner's Office (GCCO) said…

Abortion pill is the most common method to end a pregnancy in the U.S., CDC says

cnbc.com The CDC, in a report published Wednesday, found that about 51% of abortions in 2020 were performed with the pill at or before the ninth week of pregnancy. - The pill,…

Measles poses growing threat to kids as vaccinations decline globally, CDC and WHO warn

cnbc.com Global child vaccination rates against measles have dropped to their lowest level since 2008, according to the CDC and WHO. - The Covid-19 pandemic severely disrupted…

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