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What is rainbow fentanyl? Colorful pills drive new warnings about deadliest drug in the US

Sep 27, 2022 , CNN Health
A new wave of concern has spread across the United States over multi-colored "rainbow fentanyl" pills, powders and blocks -- that look similar to candy or sidewalk chalk -- being sold and used in several states, and potentially posing a threat to young...
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What is rainbow fentanyl? Colorful pills drive new warnings

Sep 26, 2022 , CNN Health
A new wave of concern has spread across the United States over multi-colored "rainbow fentanyl" pills, powders and blocks -- that look similar to candy or sidewalk chalk -- being sold and used in several states, and potentially posing a threat to young...
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Everything We Know (And Don’t Know) About How Monkeypox Spreads

Sep 24, 2022 , Forbes
Experts have been racing to work out why the virus has been spreading between people in a way not recognised by previous definitions and...
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WHO warns ability to identify new Covid variants is diminishing as testing declines

Sep 23, 2022 , CNBC Health
Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO's Covid-19 technical lead, said the virus is spreading rapidly and continues to evolve even as deaths from the disease...
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Deer Are Spreading Lyme Ticks in Suburban Backyards

Sep 21, 2022 , WebMD
A new study suggests the overpopulation of white-tailed deer across the Northeastern U.S. could help spread Lyme disease, especially in suburban...
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FAQ: New COVID Omicron Boosters

Sep 13, 2022 , WebMD
New COVID boosters that target the fast-spreading Omicron strains of the virus are rolling out this week, with the CDC recommending these so-called bivalent mRNA shots for Americans 12 and older. Here's what to...
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Rare 'tomato flu' spreads to more children in India, prompting health advisory

Aug 26, 2022 , CNBC Health
A rare, new viral infection afflicting young children has prompted health authorities in India to issue a health advisory after over 100 cases were...
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Monkeypox is rare in children, but K-12 schools are preparing for possible cases

Aug 26, 2022 , CNN Health
An elementary student in Georgia has tested positive for monkeypox, raising questions about how concerned schools should be about the small risk of the virus spreading among children as they head back to...
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Monkeypox Misinformation Is Spreading, Experts Warn—Here’s What You Need To Know About The Disease

Aug 26, 2022 , Forbes
Misinformation about how monkeypox spreads has sparked anxiety among groups—particularly women—who experts believe have very little risk of contracting the virus....
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Wastewater Surveillance Has Become a Critical Covid Tracking Tool, but Funding Is Inconsistent

Aug 26, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Dashboards that rely on positive covid test results reported to local health departments no longer paint a reliable picture of how covid is spreading in an area. Some experts say wastewater surveillance is the most accurate way to measure viral activity. Meanwhile, some wastewater labs face funding...
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Squash Spotted Lanternflies On Sight, Experts Urge

Aug 26, 2022 , WebMD
This fast-spreading invasive species damages crops and must be wiped out, agricultural sources...
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A Needle Exchange Project Modeled on Urban Efforts Aims to Save Lives in Rural Nevada

Aug 25, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Five years after HIV tore through a rural Indiana town as a result of widespread drug use, a syringe and needle exchange program was set up in rural Nevada to prevent a similar...
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Americans are highly vaccinated against polio. Here's why it could still spread

Aug 24, 2022 , CNN Health
So far, there's been just one recent case of polio in the United States, which paralyzed a young adult in Rockland County, New...
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A dog in France has monkeypox, worrying scientists that we won't be able to eradicate the virus if it spreads to more animals

Aug 24, 2022 , CNBC Health
Some scientists worry as the current outbreak grows, monkeypox could spill from people into animals in the U.S., making the virus more difficult to...
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Monkeypox Confirmed in Pet Dog

Aug 19, 2022 , RxList
The monkeypox virus has been confirmed in a pet dog, and it most likely spread from owners who had the virus, according to a new case report in The...
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'Window of opportunity' to stop monkeypox spread could be closing as vaccine rollouts stall

Aug 19, 2022 , CNBC Health
Concerns are mounting that the window of opportunity for containing the escalating monkeypox outbreak may be...
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Aug 19, 2022 , CNN Health
Dr. Sanjay Gupta clears up public confusion surrounding how monkeypox is spread and says "it does not appear to be strictly a sexually transmitted disease."...
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Monkeypox case reported in man whose 'primary risk factor' was close, nonsexual contact at a crowded outdoor event

Aug 18, 2022 , CNN Health
Most monkeypox cases in the current outbreak have been linked to sexual activity, but research published Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers new insight into other ways it may be...
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Polio Explained: What You Need To Know After Old Threat Was Discovered Spreading In New York, London

Aug 17, 2022 , Forbes
Officials are urging parents to immunize their kids against polio—a serious disease that can cause paralysis or death and which mainly strikes young children—after the virus that causes it was found in several countries that had all but eliminated it....
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Polio detected in New York City sewage suggesting local circulation of virus, health officials say

Aug 13, 2022 , CNBC Health
Health officials are aggressively assessing how far polio has spread in the city and in New York...
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