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’Alarming’ ability of resistant new superbug

’Alarming’ ability of resistant new superbug

A new strain of an antibiotic-resistant bacteria circulating among pigs is ringing alarm bells after scientists discovered a concerning feature of the bug. A new strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria circulating among pigs is ringing alarm bells over its ability to jump to humans. A University of Cambridge study found the “superbug” staphylococcus aureus – resistant …

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CDC says gay and bi men in Florida need the meningococcal vaccine, to keep them safe in 'worst' outbreak in US history | CNN

CDC says gay and bi men in Florida need the meningococcal vaccine, to keep them safe in ‘worst’ outbreak in US history | CNN

CNN  —  Don’t be surprised if you see the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention out at the LGBTQ pride parade this year or showing up on your dating app. The CDC’s been trying to warn men in Florida or traveling to Florida, particularly those who identify as gay, bisexual, queer or trans, that …

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Covid-19 vaccinations begin for US children under 5 | CNN

Covid-19 vaccinations begin for US children under 5 | CNN

CNN  —  Dr. Sarah Schaffer DeRoo described in one word how she felt after getting her 7-month-old son vaccinated against Covid-19: thrilled. Her active baby boy sat in her lap at a vaccine clinic hosted by Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC, while receiving his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. The shot was administered in …

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New coronavirus subvariants escape antibodies from vaccination and prior Omicron infection, studies suggest | CNN

New coronavirus subvariants escape antibodies from vaccination and prior Omicron infection, studies suggest | CNN

CNN  —  Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 appear to escape antibody responses among both people who had previous Covid-19 infection and those who have been fully vaccinated and boosted, according to new data from researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, of Harvard Medical School. However, Covid-19 vaccination is still expected to provide substantial protection …

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