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Enlarge / Health measures are taken at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital after an outbreak of Ebola in Uganda. reader comments 54 with 33 posters participating Share this story Health officials in Uganda are scrambling to catch up to a burgeoning Ebola outbreak caused by a lesser-seen Ebolavirus species called Sudan virus (SUDV), for which there ..

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Enlarge / A Pakistani health worker administers polio vaccine drops to a child during a vaccination campaign in Karachi on December 10, 2018. Pakistan is one of only two countries in the world where polio remains endemic. reader comments 46 with 32 posters participating Share this story The United States, one of the world’s richest ..

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Enlarge / A negative stain electron micrograph of a monkeypox virus virion in human vesicular fluid. reader comments 240 with 79 posters participating Share this story On May 7, health officials in the UK reported a case of monkeypox in a person who had recently traveled to Nigeria. The case was very rare but not ..

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Enlarge / A negative stain electron micrograph of a monkeypox virus virion in human vesicular fluid. reader comments 85 with 42 posters participating Share this story The World Health Organization is currently reconsidering whether to declare the booming multinational monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC), the agency’s highest level of alert. ..

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reader comments 155 with 88 posters participating Share this story The omicron coronavirus subvariant BA.5 is hurtling toward complete domination in the US, now accounting for an estimated 78 percent of the country’s cases—which are also on the rise. The breakneck takeover is stunning, with BA.5 showing a significant growth advantage over all other lineages ..

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Enlarge / A negative stain electron micrograph of a monkeypox virus virion in human vesicular fluid. reader comments 303 with 135 posters participating Share this story The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee of expert advisors Thursday, June 23, to consider whether it should declare the growing, multinational monkeypox outbreak a public health ..

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Enlarge / A negative stain electron micrograph of a monkeypox virus virion in human vesicular fluid. reader comments 100 with 67 posters participating, including story author Share this story The multinational monkeypox outbreak continues to pose a low risk to the general public, and, for now, it seems unlikely that cases will mushroom into a ..

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Enlarge / A 2003 photo of the arms and legs of a 4-year-old girl infected with monkeypox in Liberia. reader comments 110 with 70 posters participating Share this story A growing outbreak of monkeypox cases has spread across several countries, including the US, suggesting that the animal-transmitted disease that occurs in forested areas of Central ..

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Enlarge / A woman watches white flags on the National Mall on September 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. Over 660,000 white flags were installed here to honor Americans who have lost their lives to COVID-19 epidemic. reader comments 203 with 108 posters participating Share this story An estimated 14.91 million people worldwide died in 2020 ..

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Enlarge / Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk presents a vaccine production device during a meeting September 2, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Musk met with vaccine maker CureVac, with which Tesla has a cooperation to build devices for producing RNA vaccines. reader comments 159 with 83 posters participating Share this story Elon Musk has a ..

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