‘This is not my kid’: Mysterious hepatitis wreaked havoc in healthy child with shocking speed

‘This is not my kid’: Mysterious hepatitis wreaked havoc in healthy child with shocking speed

“Her eyes didn’t look like they were attached to her head anymore,” her mom, Kelsea Schwab, told CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta. “They were just rolling all over. “She would still ask for bananas and ask for juice and ask for snuggles, kind of like she’s still there, but not really,” she said. … Read more

Octopuses Tragically Destroy Themselves After Mating. We May Finally Know Why

Octopuses are doomed to be orphans from a very young age. After a female octopus lays her eggs, she stops eating and begins self-mutilating, tearing off her skin and biting off the tips of her tentacles.   By the time a young octopus wriggles out of its egg, its mother is already dead. A few … Read more

NC officials report that the state has detected NINE pediatric cases of mysterious hepatitis

North Carolina has doubled its reported total of hepatitis cases, increasing its total from four to nine cases, as the mysterious infections continue to pop up around the country. State health officials reported the updated figures on Wednesday night, WRAL reports. North Carolina was among the first states to report a case of the disease … Read more

Child dies of mysterious hepatitis in Ireland as global death toll hits six

Child dies of mysterious hepatitis in Ireland as global death toll hits nine – with scientists no closer to cracking puzzle of what causes it One child has died and another needed transplant after suffering liver disease Ages not revealed but Ireland said all six of its cases been under age of twelve  Nearly 350 … Read more

William given ‘Charlotte’ footy shirt during Scotland visit – The Royal Family Channel

William given ‘Charlotte’ footy shirt during Scotland visitThe Royal Family Channel .

North Korea confirms 1st COVID outbreak, Kim orders lockdown

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea imposed a nationwide lockdown Thursday to control its first acknowledged COVID-19 outbreak after holding for more than two years to a widely doubted claim of a perfect record keeping out the virus that has spread to nearly every place in the world. The size of the outbreak wasn’t … Read more

Parasite Infecting Up to 50% of People ‘Really Likes The Retina’, Scientists Say

Toxoplasma gondii is probably the most successful parasite in the world today. This microscopic creature is capable of infecting any mammal or bird, and people across all continents are infected.   Once infected, a person carries Toxoplasma for life. So far, we don’t have a drug that can eradicate the parasite from the body. And … Read more

COVID in WA: Cases fall day after hitting record peak with six deaths reported

WA has recorded 16,670 new COVID cases overnight, bringing the total number of active infections to 75,581. There were 275 people in hospital and eight in intensive care. The figures include six new deaths dating back to May 3. They include women in their 50s, 80s and 90s and a man in his 60s. WA … Read more

What you can and can’t do to get through the infant formula shortage, according to experts

The California doctor has been getting phone calls, emails and social media messages — not just from her patients but from families all over the United States — along with photos of empty store shelves that once held infant formula. “It’s scary for these moms and their babies, and it’s becoming a real issue,” Altmann … Read more

This Year’s Weird Flu Season Just Got Even Weirder

Photo: Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer (AP) Even as covid-19 continues to dominate the public health spotlight, our old friend the flu is showing up with some new surprises. This year’s flu season is not following the usual bell curve pattern, as an NBC graphic illustrates, where cases peak around January and February and then fall toward … Read more