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Avian flu update in Berks County - WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

The flu has impacted 15 flocks in the state of Pennsylvania

Published At: 2022-05-20T12:29:00Z

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What is monkeypox and its signs and symptoms? - CNN

Where did monkeypox come from, what are the signs and symptoms and how worried should you be? Here's what we know.

Published At: 2022-05-20T11:53:00Z

Sandee LaMotte, CNN

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Scientists explore mortality among women on hormone replacement therapy early in COVID-19 pandemic - News-Medical.Net

A new study assessed the association of hormone replacement therapy or the use of the combined oral contraceptive pill with mortality among women with a previous history of COVID-19.

Published At: 2022-05-20T10:34:00Z

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Monkeypox outbreak: What we know so far - POLITICO Europe

Cases of monkeypox are being investigated in several countries in Europe and North America.

Published At: 2022-05-20T10:13:36Z

Sarah-Taïssir Bencharif, Ashleigh Furlong, Carlo Martuscelli

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Australia says man returned from Europe probably has monkeypox - Al Jazeera English

Man in his 40s developed the illness, characterised by a distinctive rash, a few days after returning home to Sydney.

Published At: 2022-05-20T04:50:43Z

Al Jazeera

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Agriculture officials taking steps to stem the spread of bird flu - WKRC TV Cincinnati

OLYMPIA, Wash. (KOMO) – Officials across the U. S. are stepping up efforts to combat bird flu as it continues to wipe out thousands of animals. Caption: Agriculture officials taking steps to stem the spread of bird flu (KOMO) Experts with Washington sta…

Published At: 2022-05-20T01:52:55Z

PAUL RIVERA | KOMO Staff

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COVID-19 cases increasing - WPEC

COVID cases are on the rise. The number of infections in our area has ballooned, with almost 2,500 new cases in the last two weeks. One local expert says we're likely to see the number of COVID infections continue to increase. "They're on the rise and it's pr…

Published At: 2022-05-19T22:29:51Z

Al Pefley

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CDC Investigating Hepatitis In Children As Cases Continue To Rise - NBC News

The CDC is investigating the mysterious rise in hepatitis cases in children as more kids report having symptoms of liver inflammation. NBC News' Erika Edward...

Published At: 2022-05-19T21:30:01Z

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US buys millions of Monkeypox vaccines after Massachusetts confirms case - New York Post

The massive $119 million order of Jynneos jabs — which can be used to treat both the monkeypox virus and smallpox — was created by the biotechnology company Bavarian Nordic.

Published At: 2022-05-19T20:48:00Z

Jack Hobbs

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Vaccination after infection may curb long COVID; desktop 'air curtains' may deflect virus particles - Yahoo News

Vaccination after infection with SARS-CoV-2 may contribute to a reduction in the burden of long COVID symptoms, a new study suggests. Researchers tracked...

Published At: 2022-05-19T20:03:43Z

Nancy Lapid

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Medical staff told to watch out for monkeypox as outbreak in Europe grows - The Times of Israel

Health Ministry says no cases in Israel, but with the disease spreading in Europe, urges precautions, recommends those from abroad who develop fever and lesions seek treatment

Published At: 2022-05-19T20:02:24Z

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Rabies could return to the US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns - Daily Mail

Last year a five-month-old puppy from Azerbaijan spent three days with a family in Pennsylvania before suffering the disease. Its paperwork said it had been vaccinated.

Published At: 2022-05-19T19:59:49Z

Luke Andrews

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Cases of deadly illness in men and boys soar – the 13 signs you must watch for - New York Post

Cases of deadly illnesses are on the rise in men and boys across England, data has revealed.

Published At: 2022-05-19T19:36:00Z

The Sun

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A call for an independent inquiry into the origin of the SARS-CoV-2 virus | Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences - pnas.org

Published At: 2022-05-19T18:29:57Z

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Illinois COVID Update Today: IL reports 7,555 new coronavirus cases, 15 deaths - WLS-TV

Illinois reported 7,555 new COVID cases and 15 deaths Thursday.

Published At: 2022-05-19T18:09:40Z

ABC7 Chicago Digital Team

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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outbreak: Watch Out for These "Super Spreader" Bird Species - SciTechDaily

A new study from researchers at Tufts University details which species are super spreaders. When it comes to avian influenza, more commonly called bird flu, all birds are not created equal. “The scientific community has become accustomed to speaking about inf…

Published At: 2022-05-19T18:00:59Z

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A 30-year-old with a hoarse voice, back pain, and achy bones visited a walk-in clinic to see a doctor for his symptoms. He found out it was lung cancer. - Yahoo News

An otherwise healthy 30-year-old man had a hoarse voice and back pain that wouldn't go away. Doctors found a 4-inch long tumor that spread quickly.

Published At: 2022-05-19T17:12:37Z

Gabby Landsverk

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What to Eat When You Have COVID-19 to Soothe Symptoms - Prevention Magazine

Here’s what to reach for—and what you should avoid—to soothe symptoms and support immune health.

Published At: 2022-05-19T16:15:57Z

Korin Miller

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5 Best Habits to Lose Belly Fat and Actually Keep it Off, Says Science — Eat This Not That - Eat This, Not That

Losing weight can be difficult enough, but trying to keep the weight off is another story entirely. Click to learn some helpful strategies.

Published At: 2022-05-19T13:53:33Z

Samantha Boesch

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BA.2.12.1 variant symptoms: What should you do if you test positive for COVID? - AL.com

The new omicron subvariant B.A.2.12.1 is believed to be responsible for as much as 48% of new COVID-19 cases in the U.S., a jump from 39% in the previous week.

Published At: 2022-05-19T13:00:00Z

Leada Gore | lgore@al.com