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STD Cases On Steady Rise In US

US health authorities are calling for additional preventive and treatment initiatives as rates of several sexually transmitted diseases are sharply rising, including a 26% increase in new syphilis infections recorded.

MonkeyPox Is Getting Out Of Control In The US

Reports of MonkeyPox are multiplying around the world and the United States. Worldwide, there have been over 10,000 cases reported of viral illness, including more than 1,400 in the U.S. alone. And so far, mass vaccination efforts in early hot spots like New York City have been stymied by website crashes and low supply.

Nasal Vaccines Could Help Stop COVID-19 From Spreading—If Scientists Can Get Them Right

When SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, infiltrates the body, it typically enters through the nose or mouth, then takes root and begins replicating. But what if it could never get a foothold in the upper airways and stopped by just inhaling a few drops of liquid or mist beforehand? That’s the idea behind nasal COVID-19 vaccines, which are meant to prevent infection by blocking the virus at its point of entry.