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Pregnant women are at a higher risk of suffering severe outcomes from monkeypox

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pregnant women are at very high risk for monkeypox. The U.S. confirmed last month its first case in pregnant women of monkeypox. “Monkeypox” is what we refer to as a zoonotic or infectious disease. It is a disease that can be transmitted from animals to people,” Dr. …

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new COVID boosters

COVID boosters that target the latest variants

Wednesday’s update to COVID-19 vaccinations was approved by the U.S., which includes booster doses of omicron-specific vaccines. The shots could be given within days. Pfizer and Moderna, which already have saved millions of lives, made changes to the shot recipe. It is hoped that the modified boosters can stop another winter surge. “You’ll find me …

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JUUL pays to Texas

Texas will receive $42.8 Million in JUUL Settlement

Juul Labs, an electronic cigarette manufacturer, has agreed to pay almost $440 million to settle a nearly two-year investigation by 33 States into the marketing of its high nicotine vaping products. These products have been long blamed for causing a surge in teen vaping. His office led the investigation along with the attorneys general of …

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