New Langya virus infects dozens in eastern China: study | Health info

The Langya virus, which can cause fever, fatigue and nausea, has been found in 35 people in eastern China, researchers said. Asian scientists have identified a new virus that can cause high fever and was likely transmitted to humans from animals in eastern China. Henipavirus Langya (LayV) was found in 35 people in China’s Shandong … Read more

Japan’s PM purges Cabinet after support for church ties plummets

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida shuffled his cabinet on Wednesday in an apparent effort to steer his administration away from the Conservative Unification Church about his ties to slain leader Shinzo Abe and senior ruling party officials. The reshuffle, the second in just 10 months since Kishida took office, follows his July … Read more

New U.S. monkeypox vaccination strategy could be huge supply boost, but much is unknown

Still, the vaccine’s specific efficacy data is unclear, and some experts say not enough is known about how the low-dose intradermal strategy might affect the protection it offers around the world. real. Even at the original dose, “there is no traditional evaluation of this vaccine,” said Dr. Robert Califf, commissioner of the United States Food … Read more

Less than a third of insured hepatitis C patients receive timely treatment, study finds

Researchers in the study, released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday, found that of approximately 48,000 people who tested positive for the life-threatening disease from early 2019 to late 2020, the percentage who started the treatment in one year was 35% with private insurance, 28% with Medicare, and 23% with … Read more

Only Lyme disease vaccine in development moves to phase 3 trials

Participants will receive three doses of the vaccine, called VLA15, or a placebo, followed by a booster dose. “With rising global rates of Lyme disease, it’s more important than ever to give people a new option to protect themselves against the disease,” said Annaliesa Anderson, senior vice president and chief research officer and of vaccine … Read more

Nebraska woman charged with helping her daughter get an abortion

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — A Nebraska woman has been charged with helping her teenage daughter terminate her pregnancy at around 24 weeks after investigators uncovered Facebook posts in which the two discussed using medication to induce an abortion and planned to burn the fetus afterwards. The prosecutor handling the case said it was the first … Read more

Monkeypox Vaccine: Where to Get It | New

The worldwide epidemic of monkeypox is occurring in the gays, bisexuals and other men having sex with multiple male partners. Currently, the risk of contracting monkeypox for the public remains very low. Vaccination is an important prevention strategy to contain the epidemic. Nevertheless, the supply of monkeypox vaccines continues to be low relative to demand … Read more

Major testing of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Researchers are looking for thousands of volunteers in the United States and Europe to test the first potential vaccine against Lyme disease 20 years from now – in hopes of better combating the tick-borne threat. Lyme is a growing problem, cases increasing and global warming helping ticks expand their habitat. While … Read more

Boy at heart of UK court battle dies after life support ends

LONDON — A 12-year-old boy who had been in a coma for four months died in a London hospital on Saturday after doctors ended life-saving treatment his family had been fighting for. Archie Battersbee’s mother, Hollie Dance, said her son died at 12.15pm, about two hours after the hospital began halting treatment. British courts had … Read more