Infections from drug-resistant bacteria have caused death and illness in 68 patients across the U.S., the CDC says. The strain has been linked to recalled eyedrops like EzriCare Artificial Tears.
Cases of the fungus that did not respond to antifungal medicine tripled in 2021. It can be deadly, but does not seem to have adverse effects on healthy people.
Three years ago, the novel coronavirus swept the world. Here are 24 quotes and 13 photos that sum up the reaction in the weeks before the World Health Organization's declaration of a global pandemic.
EzriCare artificial tears are suspected to be the cause of an outbreak of the VIM-GES-CRPA strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which the CDC said is the first outbreak of its kind in the U.S.
RSV and the flu appear to be receding in the U.S., but COVID is on the rise, new data suggests, driven by holiday gatherings and an even more transmissible omicron subvariant that has become dominant.
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A grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is awarding states over $4 billion in funding over five years.
Like many U.S. workplaces, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention went remote during the pandemic. Most of the agency’s staff members haven’t returned to the office full time, raising concerns about the CDC’s ability to reform itself after recent stumbles.
A listeria outbreak has led to 16 infections and one death across six states, with New York having the most cases. The CDC has not yet pinpointed specific products that could be causing the outbreak.
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More than half of these deaths occur well after the mom leaves the hospital. To save lives, mothers need more support in the "fourth trimester, that time after the baby is born," one researcher says.
“We're not going to end the HIV epidemic until we make testing for HIV convenient and routine,” said Patrick Sullivan, lead infectious disease specialist for the Emory initiative.
People can get the Moderna booster if they're 18 or older, and the Pfizer-BioNTech version if they're 12 and up. In both cases, they must wait at least two months since their last COVID vaccine.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky has signed off on updated versions of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines that target the original virus and the omicron subvariants.
The proposed changes at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention come amid ongoing criticism of the agency's response to COVID-19, monkeypox and other public health threats.