Shingles Vaccine Linked to Lower Stroke Risk Shingles Vaccine Linked to Lower Stroke Risk
New evidence suggests the Zoster Vaccine Live — administered to prevent shingles — could also reduce the risk of stroke in older adults.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Coronavirus Under the Scope
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases releases a series of images that offer a close up look at the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 17, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

Passenger Confirmed to Have Coronavirus After Leaving Cruise Ship That Docked in Cambodia
A passenger on a cruise ship that was denied entry from several countries amid concerns about the spread of a deadly coronavirus was confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus after she and her husband disembarked when the ship was allowed to dock in Cambodia. The confirmation of an infection on the ship has raised concerns about the virus’ further spread, and authorities are scrambling to confirm if other passengers might be infected, potentially spreading the virus to countries it has not yet reached. The 83-year-old American woman, who had been on board the Holland America Line ship the Westerdam, was s...
Source: TIME: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Gunia and Hillary Leung Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime overnight Travel Source Type: news

Hundreds of Cruise Ship Passengers Stuck in Cambodia After Coronavirus Case Confirmed
Hundreds of passengers from a cruise ship are stuck in Cambodia while officials test them for a coronavirus after an elderly woman who had disembarked was found to have the virus. U.S. State Department officials said that 200 Americans remain in Cambodia, waiting to be cleared for travel, including 92 who remain on board the Holland America Line ship the Westerdam. Cambodian officials asked those in hotels in the country not to leave their rooms while further testing is done. According to the cruise line, the first batch of 406 tests were negative, and cleared guests were allowed to travel home. On Monday, Holland America...
Source: TIME: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Gunia, Hillary Leung and Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime overnight Travel Source Type: news

Voth Named Chair at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)
Daniel E. Voth has been appointed chair of the Department of Microbiology & Immunology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 17, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cut the junk: Eating junk food can give you food allergies
(Natural News) The increased consumption of junk food all over the world might be one big reason why more and more people are getting food allergies. A study presented by researchers from the University of Naples Federico II (UniNa) at the annual meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition found that children with food allergies had... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dosage Schedule Linked to Rate of PCV Breakthrough Infections Dosage Schedule Linked to Rate of PCV Breakthrough Infections
A dosing schedule that includes three primary doses of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is associated with fewer breakthrough infections in the first year of life than are schedules with two primary doses, according to a new study of surveillance data.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 15, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Air Pollution Aggravates Rhinitis Air Pollution Aggravates Rhinitis
People with rhinitis from colds or allergies may feel much worse if they're exposed to high levels of air pollution, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Telemarketer Access to Medicare Information to Be Investigated
Audit comes in response to surge of telemarketing scams targeting Medicare recipients (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 15, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatol Source Type: news

U.S. Life Expectancy to Reach 85 by 2060
Census Bureau predicts life expectancy will increase by about six years between 2017 and 2060 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 15, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

The Week That Wasn't: Virus Cream, Commute Chemicals, Tracing Mumps The Week That Wasn't: Virus Cream, Commute Chemicals, Tracing Mumps
Three medical stories that we didn't cover, explained.Medscape (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 15, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

5 Secrets to an Allergy - Free Valentine ’ s Day
(Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - February 14, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Reproductive Medicine, Asthma, Allergy, News, Source Type: news

5 Secrets to an Allergy-Free Valentine's Day
FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 -- Valentine's Day is a great opportunity to shower your loved one with gifts, but some may do more harm than good. " If you want to impress your beloved this year, take a pass on gifts that cause sneezing and wheezing, " said... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

IMAGES: What New Coronavirus Looks Like Under The Microscope
The images were made using scanning and transmission electron microscopes at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.(Image credit: NIAID-RML) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurel Wamsley Source Type: news

Therapeutic Genome Editing Shows Promise, but Numerous Challenges Remain Therapeutic Genome Editing Shows Promise, but Numerous Challenges Remain
Current technology has allowed for the identification of genetic mutations associated with various diseases, but there is a growing separation between diagnostics and treatments, according to a new report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Air pollution may aggravate nasal suffering with colds and seasonal allergies
(Reuters Health) - People who get rhinitis - an inflamed or congested nose - from colds or allergies may feel much worse if they're exposed to high levels of air pollution, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How can nutrients help with dermatitis?
(Natural News) A person’s nutritional status affects his body’s immune function. Scientific evidence of this has sparked interest in the possible role dietary factors play in the pathogenesis of skin conditions like atopic dermatitis (AD). While food allergies and elimination diets have been studied in relation to atopy — a genetic tendency to develop allergic diseases —... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ro launches WebMD-like health information website
The new site contains information about sexual health, hair loss, weight management, diabetes, men's health and allergies.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine for Adults: Who Needs It? Who Doesn't? HPV Vaccine for Adults: Who Needs It? Who Doesn't?
Find out which adults should be offered the HPV vaccine and who might want to skip it.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Remdesivir prevents MERS coronavirus disease in monkeys
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) The experimental antiviral remdesivir successfully prevented disease in rhesus macaques infected with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to a new study from National Institutes of Health scientists. Remdesivir prevented disease when administered before infection and improved the condition of macaques when given after the animals already were infected. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

2011 to 2018 Saw Decline in Problems Paying Medical Bills
Percent of persons in families with problems paying bills higher for women, children, non - Hispanic blacks (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Minocycline Foam Promising Against Rosacea Minocycline Foam Promising Against Rosacea
The new topical minocycline 1.5% foam FMX103 from Foamix Pharmaceuticals appears effective against moderate-to-severe papulopustular rosacea, according to two randomized trials.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Emergency Is'Public Enemy Number 1' - WHO Coronavirus Emergency Is'Public Enemy Number 1' - WHO
China's coronavirus outbreak poses a"very grave threat for the rest of the world" and should be viewed as"Public Enemy Number 1," the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Philip Leder, Who Deciphered Amino Acid Sequences, Dies
The Harvard Medical School researcher’s work on the genetic basis of protein coding and production led him to make groundbreaking discoveries in immunology, molecular biology, and cancer... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 12, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Pregnant Women With Medicaid Less Likely to Get Recommended Vaccines Pregnant Women With Medicaid Less Likely to Get Recommended Vaccines
Pregnant women who rely on state-administered Medicaid health insurance programs are far less likely to receive recommended vaccines that could protect them and their babies, compared to those with private coverage, a study from Florida suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Updated Recommendations on Use of Td and Tdap Vaccines Updated Recommendations on Use of Td and Tdap Vaccines
New guidance allows for either Tdap or Td to be used in situations where Td was previously recommended, including for the 10-year booster and tetanus prophylaxis for wound management.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Nausea and Vomiting and Immune Activation in Celiac Disease Nausea and Vomiting and Immune Activation in Celiac Disease
This findings of this study implicate nausea and vomiting as sentinel symptoms of acute gluten exposure in patients following a gluten-free diet.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Healthcare Workers in China Hit Hard by Novel Coronavirus Healthcare Workers in China Hit Hard by Novel Coronavirus
Experts say 41% of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 may have been exposed in the hospital and almost one third of patients were healthcare professionals likely exposed while at work.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Novel Vaccine May Help Prevent CMV-Related Complications in Transplant Patients Novel Vaccine May Help Prevent CMV-Related Complications in Transplant Patients
Patients who underwent an allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HCT) experienced fewer cytomegalovirus (CMV)-related complications after Triplex vaccine injections in a phase-2, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Novel Monoclonal Antibody Promising Against Hendra and Nipah Viruses Novel Monoclonal Antibody Promising Against Hendra and Nipah Viruses
The monoclonal antibody m102.4, being developed to prevent and treat Hendra and Nipah virus infection, was well tolerated and safe in a first-in-human study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Precision Medicine Should Include Sex and Gender in Decision-Making Precision Medicine Should Include Sex and Gender in Decision-Making
Precision medicine should incorporate sex and gender in decision-making in order to optimize care for each patient, according to a review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces Collaboration with U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to Accelerate Development of a Potential Novel Coronavirus Vaccine
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., February 11, 2020 – Johnson & Johnson today announced that its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies will further expedite its investigational coronavirus vaccine program through an expanded collaboration with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The collaborative partnership with BARDA builds on Johnson & Johnson’s multipronged response to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. In addition to Janssen’s ef...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Adding Maraviroc to c-ART No Better in Advanced HIV
TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 -- For patients initiating therapy for advanced HIV, the addition of maraviroc, an antiretroviral drug with immunologic effects, to standard combined antiretroviral therapy (c-ART) does not improve clinical outcomes, according... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Is Your Job Performance Being Evaluated for the Wrong Factors? Is Your Job Performance Being Evaluated for the Wrong Factors?
Some physicians say the performance measures you're weighted against can work against you doing your best work. Here are ways the benchmarks and review process can be improved.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Japan's Halt of Regular HPV Vaccine to Cause Thousands of Cancer Deaths - Study Japan's Halt of Regular HPV Vaccine to Cause Thousands of Cancer Deaths - Study
A decision by Japan to stop recommending adolescent girls receive a HPV vaccination will likely result in almost 11,000 deaths from cervical cancer if it is not reversed, according to a study published on Monday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Miracle drug could 'cure' peanut allergies within weeks
Scientists who developed the drug predict some patients may need only a single treatment to end the peanut allergy altogether, while others may need a top-up jab every few months to keep it at bay. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recent advances in addressing tuberculosis give hope for future
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) In September 2018, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases issued its Strategic Plan for Tuberculosis Research, which outlined research priorities to reduce and ultimately end the burden of tuberculosis (TB). Now, a new 'Perspective' in The Journal of Infectious Diseases by NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., and other Institute officials summarizes recent progress in improved TB diagnostics, therapeutic regimens and prevention approaches that made 2019 a 'banner year' for TB research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Live Zoster Shot May Be Safe in People With Mild Immunosuppression Live Zoster Shot May Be Safe in People With Mild Immunosuppression
Live attenuated varicella zoster vaccine appears to be safe for individuals with mild immunosuppression, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Janssen Announces Submission to U.S. FDA for New DARZALEX ® (Daratumumab)-Based Combination Regimen for Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma
RARITAN, NJ, February 10, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval of DARZALEX® (daratumumab) in combination with Kyprolis® (carfilzomib) and dexamethasone (DKd) for relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. The sBLA is supported by results from the Phase 3 CANDOR study, which compared treatment with DKd to carfilzomib and dexamethasone (Kd) in patients with multiple myeloma who relapsed after one to three prior lines of therapy. “W...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Roche provides topline results from investigator-led Phase II/III trial with gantenerumab in rare inherited form of Alzheimer ’s disease
Basel, 10 February 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the gantenerumab arm of the Phase II/III DIAN-TU-001 study did not meet its primary endpoint in people who have an early-onset, inherited form of Alzheimer ’s disease (AD). This form of AD, known as autosomal dominant AD (ADAD), accounts for less than 1% of all cases of the disease.1 The study, sponsored by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, US, did not show a significant slowing of the rate of cognitive decline in people treated with investigational medicine gantenerumab as measured by the novel DIAN Multivariate Co...
Source: Roche Investor Update - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche provides topline results from investigator-led Phase II/III trial with gantenerumab in rare inherited form of Alzheimer ’s disease
Basel, 10 February 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the gantenerumab arm of the Phase II/III DIAN-TU-001 study did not meet its primary endpoint in people who have an early-onset, inherited form of Alzheimer ’s disease (AD). This form of AD, known as autosomal dominant AD (ADAD), accounts for less than 1% of all cases of the disease.1 The study, sponsored by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, US, did not show a significant slowing of the rate of cognitive decline in people treated with investigational medicine gantenerumab as measured by the novel DIAN Multivariate Co...
Source: Roche Media News - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NIH-funded clinical trial to test PrEP, dapivirine ring for safety in pregnant women
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) The first clinical trial specifically designed to test the safety of the monthly dapivirine vaginal ring in pregnant women has begun in southern and eastern Africa. The National Institutes of Health-funded study also will test the safety of a daily oral antiviral tablet for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in pregnant women and will assess how much they accept and use these two HIV prevention tools. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Need something to finish a recipe? Here are some alternatives to common cooking ingredients
(Natural News) Following a healthy diet if you have food sensitivities or allergies isn’t impossible, but it requires a bit of research. Once you’re familiar with healthier swaps for common ingredients, you can enjoy meals and desserts without sacrificing taste. Who says you can’t have your gluten-free cake and eat it, too? Even if you... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

National Academies Provide Rapid Response to White House on Coronavirus Data Needs
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) this week requested that the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine rapidly examine the information and data needed to help determine the origins of the novel coronavirus that is causing a global outbreak of respiratory illness.In response, the National Academies consulted leading experts in the fields of virology, infectious disease genomics, genome sciences, epidemiology, microbiology, immunology, coronaviruses, emerging infections, biosecurity, and global health. Based on information provided by these experts, the presidents of the NAS, NA...
Source: News from the National Academies - February 7, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Biomedical sciences researcher gets $1.67 million federal grant to study gut immunity
(Georgia State University) Dr. Tim Denning, professor and associate director of the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a four-year, $1.67 million federal grant to study how an immunological pathway influences inflammatory signaling in the intestine that can lead to chronic human diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

First Peanut Allergy Drug Gets FDA Thumbs Up
Palforzia is now approved for use in individuals aged 4 through 17 who have a confirmed diagnosis of peanut allergy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dana Dovey, Contributor Source Type: news

Nestle Invests $200 Mln More in Aimmune After Peanut Allergy Drug Approval Nestle Invests $200 Mln More in Aimmune After Peanut Allergy Drug Approval
Aimmune Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday the health science arm of Nestle SA will invest an additional $200 million in the drugmaker, bringing the Swiss company's total investment to $473 million.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Prenatal Vitamin D Therapy Fails to Prevent Childhood Asthma Prenatal Vitamin D Therapy Fails to Prevent Childhood Asthma
Updated results on a study of vitamin D and childhood asthma has concluded that giving extra doses to pregnant women fails to reduce the risk of wheezing and breathing problems in youngsters through age 6 years.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Measles Vaccine Drive Aims to Protect 45 Million Children in Africa, Asia Measles Vaccine Drive Aims to Protect 45 Million Children in Africa, Asia
Up to 45 million children in seven developing countries will be immunized against measles in a series of major vaccination campaigns to try to halt a global surge in the viral disease, the GAVI vaccine alliance said on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

The Wuhan Coronavirus, Climate Change, and Future Epidemics
A previously unknown strain of coronavirus has dominated headlines in recent weeks, and alarmed public health officials with its rapid spread and virulent nature. But it’s really no surprise to the scientists who study infectious disease: it’s just one of several pathogens that have the potential to reach calamitous status. I have no evidence that climate change triggered this particular virus to jump from animals to humans at this particular time, or that a warmer planet has helped it spread. That said, it’s pretty clear that, broadly speaking, climate change is likely to lead to an uptick in future epid...
Source: TIME: Health - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV climate change Source Type: news