‘Window of opportunity’ to stop monkeypox spread could be closing as vaccine rollouts stall

There are growing concerns that a monkeypox vaccination drive could be stalled amid a shortage of supply. Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Concerns are mounting that the window of opportunity for containing the escalating monkeypox outbreak may be closing, with vaccine shortages leaving some at-risk groups waiting weeks to get jabbed. Health professionals have … Read more

Study finds human brains did not shrink 3,000 years ago

Illustration of human brain.— Unsplash Largely accepted concept is that size of human brain changed 3,000 years ago. It is posited that group thinking caused brain to shrink. New paper refutes concept, says human brain remained “remarkably stable over last 300,00 years”. Refuting a common and largely accepted concept, a new paper published in Frontiers in Ecology … Read more

Covid booster rollout to start in early September in England

Steve Russell, NHS director for vaccinations and screening, said: “This winter will be the first time we see the real effects of both Covid and flu in full circulation as we go about life as normal – and so it is vital that those most susceptible to serious illness from these viruses come forward for … Read more

Everyone over 12 expected to be eligible for new boosters, White House official says

White House Covid coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha said on Wednesday that the newly updated Covid boosters will be available to teens and adults “in a few short weeks.” “I believe it’s going to be available and every American over the age of 12 will be eligible for it,” Jha told NBC News’ Lester Holt. The new … Read more

tabiyat.pk joins forces with Hayat Kimya to add quality mother | The Express Tribune

  It has been announced that MEDZnMORE’s tabiyat.pk has signed an agreement with Hayat Kimya, the fifth largest diaper manufacturer in Pakistan. The partnership will enable the online health-tech platform to offer a larger range of baby, mother, and feminine care products to consumers. MEDZnMORE’s CEO Asad Khan sealed the accord with Hayat Kimya’s Area … Read more

Genetic mutations under study for Monkeypox spread: WHO

Monkeypox received its name because the virus was originally identified in monkeys kept for research in Denmark in 1958, though it is found most frequently in rodents and and the 2022 outbreak is being spread from human-to-human contact. Photo: AFP/File GENEVA: The World Health Organization said genetic changes are being examined to be the cause … Read more

CDC chief lays out agency overhaul after pandemic missteps

CDC chief lays out agency overhaul after pandemic missteps – CBS News Watch CBS News CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook spoke to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Rochelle Walensky about the agency’s major shakeup over its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as how it’s responding to the monkeypox … Read more

Growing concerns over maternal mortality

Growing concerns over maternal mortality – CBS News Watch CBS News The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate compared to the world’s richest nations. New abortion bans are limiting women’s health care options even more. Elise Preston takes a look. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and … Read more