1 dead, 22 hospitalized in Florida multi-state Listeria outbreak – NBC 6 South Florida

At least one person has died and nearly two dozen others have been hospitalized by a new outbreak of listeria, health officials said Thursday as they investigate the source of the contamination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday that cases have been reported in 10 states. Colorado, Minnesota, Georgia, Pennsylvania, New … Read more

dr. Fauci talks about COVID after Pfizer’s Paxlovid treatment

The quadruple-vaccinated Dr. Anthony Fauci said he is experiencing a “much worse” COVID rebound after being treated with Pfizer’s antiviral medication Paxlovid. The 81-year-old White House chief medical adviser revealed his health concerns during a distance speech at the Foreign Policy Global Health Forum on Tuesday. The country’s leading infectious disease expert tested positive for … Read more

dr. Fauci talks about COVID after Pfizer’s Paxlovid treatment

The quadruple-vaccinated Dr. Anthony Fauci said he is experiencing a “much worse” COVID rebound after being treated with Pfizer’s antiviral medication Paxlovid. The 81-year-old White House chief medical adviser revealed his health concerns during a distance speech at the Foreign Policy Global Health Forum on Tuesday. The country’s leading infectious disease expert tested positive for … Read more

Diagnosed HIV cases plummet amid pandemic – but that’s probably bad news

New HIV diagnoses fell 17% in the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But the decline in new cases may not be something to celebrate. In fact, experts worry that thousands of people across the country are living with undiagnosed infections … Read more

Diagnosed HIV cases plummet amid pandemic – but that’s probably bad news

New HIV diagnoses fell 17% in the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But the decline in new cases may not be something to celebrate. In fact, experts worry that thousands of people across the country are living with undiagnosed infections … Read more

Monkeypox mutates at unprecedented speed, study finds

Researchers investigating the monkeypox virus said it appears to have mutated at an unprecedented rate — much faster than experts initially predicted, according to a new study. The study, published Thursday in the medical journal Nature Medicine, found that there were an average of 50 mutations in this year’s samples, when only up to 10 … Read more

Los Angeles County reports 14 total probable monkeypox cases as infections slowly rise in US

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — As monkeypox infections continue to rise in the US, Los Angeles County public health officials Thursday reported a total of 14 possible cases in the region. LA County confirmed its first suspected case of monkey pox on June 2 after an adult resident of the district traveled and a known close … Read more

CDC warns of meningococcal outbreak among gay men in Florida

The Centers for Disease Control and Florida health officials are warning of a “historic” meningococcal outbreak among gay and bisexual men that has killed seven and sickened 24 others. The alarming rise in cases had led the CDC to recommend vaccines for all gay and bisexual men in the Sunshine State. The agency characterized the … Read more