More monkeypox cases detected in UK ‘on daily basis’, says scientist
Twenty cases confirmed in UK amid reports of child being admitted to intensive care in London hospitalMore monkeypox cases are being detected in Britain “on a daily basis”, a senior doctor has warned, amid reports that a child has been admitted to intensive care with the disease.Dr Susan Hopkins, a chief medical adviser to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), said an update on confirmed cases would be released on Monday as efforts continue to contain the outbreak using contact tracing, testing and vaccination.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 22, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Health Infectious diseases Medicine Medical research Microbiology Science Society UK news Source Type: news

Biden: U.S. exploring monkeypox vaccines; ‘everybody’ should be concerned
Biden said the U.S. is exploring “what vaccine if any might be available for it." Israel and Switzerland confirmed cases. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Annabelle Timsit Source Type: news

3 Air Force cadets who refused vaccine won't be commissioned
WASHINGTON — Three cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy who have refused the COVID-19 vaccine will not be commissioned as military officers but will graduate with bachelor's degrees, the academy... #militaryofficers #cadets #airforce (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US air force academy cadets denied commission over vaccine refusal
Trio will receive college degrees but will not be commissioned ‘as long as they remain unvaccinated’, spokesperson says #airforceacademycadets (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US sees risk of COVID supply rationing without more funds
The White House is planning for what it calls “dire” contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments this fall if Congress doesn’t approve more money for fighting COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Biden's North Korea strategy is a long way from Trump's showy diplomacy
President Joe Biden did not sound Saturday like he was expecting any "love letters" from Kim Jong Un -- he can't even get a response to an offer of coronavirus vaccines as the hermit kingdom is... #outbreak #northkorea #loveletters #trump #kimjongun #hermitkingdom (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lymphadenopathy on breast ultrasound lasts longer than reported
Axillary lymphadenopathy linked to COVID-19 vaccination lasts longer than reporte...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: COVID-19 posed myriad challenges to breast imagers Ultrasound shows persistence of vaccine-related lymphadenopathy SBI: Don't delay mammograms around COVID vaccines Don't delay mammograms after COVID vaccine Low recall rates for women with vaccine-related adenopathy possible (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The quest for longer-lasting Covid-19 vaccines
As waves of new coronavirus variants circulate the globe, one thing has become clear: human immunity against the virus fades over time. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO convenes emergency monkeypox meeting amid growing fears about international outbreak
The panelists, reported to include one of the WHO's most senior Covid advisers Dr Mike Ryan, will deliberate how monkeypox vaccines should be dished out to control spiralling cases. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Advisers Recommend Pfizer Booster Shot for Children 5 to 11
FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 -- A panel of science advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Thursday that a single booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine can be given to 5- to 11-year-olds. The move is expected to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Manitoba opens 4th COVID-19 vaccine dose to everyone 50 and up, shortens interval between shots
All Manitobans 50 and older are now eligible for a second COVID-19 booster shot, as well as anyone who is First Nations, Inuit or Métis and at least 30. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Manitoba opens 4th COVID-19 vaccine dose to anyone 50+, shortens interval between shots
All Manitobans 50 and older are now eligible for a second COVID-19 booster shot, as well as anyone who is First Nations, Inuit or Métis and at least 30. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

US  CDC Says COVID Vaccine-Related Myocarditis Much Lower for Children Than Teens US  CDC Says COVID Vaccine-Related Myocarditis Much Lower for Children Than Teens
The CDC on Thursday said rates of reported heart inflammation linked to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine have been much lower in 5- to 11-year-old boys than in adolescents and young men, and were only slightly elevated above normal.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Portland biotech aims not to make vaccines but make them better
StoneStable's silica-coated vaccine technology may prevent spoilage due to temperature swings. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Monkeypox Spreads in West, Baffling African Scientists
Scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks of monkeypox in Africa say they are baffled by the disease’s recent spread in Europe and North America. Cases of the smallpox-related disease have previously been seen only among people with links to central and West Africa. But in the past week, Britain, Spain, Portugal, Italy, U.S., Sweden and Canada all reported infections, mostly in young men who hadn’t previously traveled to Africa. France, Germany, Belgium and Australia confirmed their first cases of monkeypox on Friday. “I’m stunned by this. Every day I wake up and there are more countries infe...
Source: TIME: Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maria Cheng / AP Tags: Uncategorized Africa Disease healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news