Outbreak

Monkeypox may be here to stay

8 hours ago   |   Politico

It may be too late to stop monkeypox from circulating in the U.S. permanently. The Biden administration was caught off-guard when the CDC confirmed monkeypox in a Massachusetts...
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Wastewater is trying to tell us something about the future of COVID, polio, monkeypox, and the next epidemic to come

2 days ago   |   Fortune

The method of community disease monitoring that has proven so useful during COVID-19 is now coming in clutch in the global monkeypox outbreak, in addition to flagging potential...
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Polio found in New York City wastewater, indicating a silent spread

Polio found in New York City wastewater, indicating a silent spread

2 days ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - Weeks after the nation's first polio case in nearly a decade emerged in the New York suburbs, public health officials warned Friday that it's likely in New York City...
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China's Hawaii promised an escape. Tourists got lockdowns instead

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Some 178,000 tourists are reportedly stranded in Hainan as the resort island battles its worst COVID outbreak yet.
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US surpasses 10,000 monkeypox cases; double over last 2 weeks

2 days ago   |   ABC

The number of monkeypox cases in the U.S. is now topping the 10,000 mark, roughly doubling in the last two weeks.
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Florida rations limited supply of monkeypox vaccines as infections go up

Florida rations limited supply of monkeypox vaccines as infections go up

3 days ago   |   WESH

Some local doctors say lack of testing and vaccines is making the outbreak worse.
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New CDC guidance for schools aims for normalcy

New CDC guidance for schools aims for normalcy

3 days ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention loosened its Covid-19 guidelines for isolation and testing in schools on Thursday as the country emerges from another bruising...
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Ayanna Pressley, Seth Moulton lead call to Charlie Baker to declare monkeypox a public health emergency, as Massachusetts reports 45 new cases

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The state's congressional legislators are calling on Gov. Charlie Baker to declare the growing monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency, as state health officials on...
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Five cases of monkeypox confirmed in Howard County

3 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Maryland has 236 confirmed monkeypox cases, about 2% of the 10,392 cases in the U.S., as of Aug. 10. Last week, the White House declared monkeypox a public health emergency, a...
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Don't Blame Monkeys for Monkeypox, W.H.O. Says After Attacks

3 days ago   |   NY Times

The outbreak is centered on humans, not animals, health officials said, after a report that some monkeys were harmed in São Paulo, Brazil, out of fear of transmission...
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Japan Bounces Back to Economic Growth as Coronavirus Fears Recede

A public weary of virus precautions pushed up consumption of goods and services, but the longer-term picture is uncertain as the global economy weakens. Read more ...

Derek Jeter: Credit to Yankees' Aaron Judge for Betting on Himself in...

New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter complimented Aaron Judge for almost certainly playing his way into a sizable paycheck this winter. Jeter said on the... Read more ...

Mom of Salman Rushdie stabber Hadi Matar disowns son, says he ‘changed'...

Mom of Salman Rushdie stabber Hadi Matar disowns son, says he ‘changed' after Mideast trip

“As I said to the FBI, I'm not going to bother talking to him again." said the mother of suspect Hadi Matar. Read more ...

Man found shot to death in Pittsburgh neighborhood

Man found shot to death in Pittsburgh neighborhood

Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Pittsburgh's Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar neighborhood. Read more ...

Chicago White Sox move 3 games over .500 for the 1st time since April 17...

The Chicago White Sox were in third place in the American League Central when they began a stretch of 19 straight games against sub-.500 teams July 26 in Colorado. The Sox... Read more ...

'I think I still know him perfectly fine right now': Ja'Marr Chase on Burrow...

'I think I still know him perfectly fine right now': Ja'Marr Chase on Burrow returning to practice

The highly anticipated wait for Bengals star QB Joe Burrow to return to practice is finally over Read more ...

The PGA Tour playoffs need fixing. Let's start with the points system

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Golf roundup: Will Zalatoris prevails in FedEx St. Jude playoff for first...

Will Zalatoris sinks a seven-foot bogey putt to beat Sepp Straka in a wild three-hole playoff to take the No. 1 spot in the FedEx Cup. Read more ...

Trump's Shifting Explanations Follow a Familiar Playbook

The former president and his allies have given often conflicting defenses of his retention of classified documents, without addressing why he had kept them. Read more ...

Rideshare and delivery drivers demand better wages and working conditions...

At a news conference Sunday afternoon, Illinois rideshare drivers and delivery workers announced that local groups are joining a national movement to fight for better working... Read more ...