First Volunteers Set to Get Experimental Lyme Disease Vaccine in Large Clinical Trial

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A large-scale trial for a crucially needed vaccine has just gotten underway. Over the weekend, the first volunteers enrolled in the trial testing out a Lyme disease vaccine candidate developed by Pfizer and Valneva. Researchers hope that the multi-dose shot will protect kids and adults against six strains of the bacteria that … Read more

Hundreds of monkeypox vaccines given at first community pop-up, more to come – KOMO News

Hundreds of monkeypox vaccines given at first community pop-up, more to come  KOMO News Monkeypox vaccine clinic held in Seattle | FOX 13 Seattle  FOX 13 Seattle First Monkeypox vaccine clinic in Seattle delivers over 500 doses  KING 5 Seattle-area health officials roll out scarce vaccines to slow monkeypox spread  The Seattle Times Hundreds line up for monkeypox vaccines … Read more

CDC draft report points to possible easing of COVID restrictions in schools – CBS Mornings

CDC draft report points to possible easing of COVID restrictions in schools  CBS Mornings What Collier County students who test positive for COVID should do  Naples Daily News Sarasota County School update COVID policy  WWSB Metro Nashville Public Schools welcomes back over 80K students  News Channel 5 Nashville View Full Coverage on Google News

Going to the Ekka? Here are the best ways to avoid getting sick with COVID-19, monkeypox or the flu

As throngs of people flock to the Ekka showgrounds, authorities are concerned about a potential spike in COVID-19 and influenza cases in the Queensland community. A string of illnesses remain in the community with COVID cases still high, the flu season not yet over and cases of monkeypox being reported interstate. With some 1,300 head of … Read more

Queensland’s latest COVID wave has passed, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says

Queensland has passed the peak of the third COVID wave with it expected to end in the coming weeks, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says. Ms Palaszczuk made the announcement at the Ekka today with hospitalisation numbers falling steadily since last month. “We actually peaked around July 25 … that’s excellent news,” she said. Chief Health Officer John … Read more

CDC in New York Assisting Polio Vaccination, Investigation – NBC New York

What to Know New York state Health Commissioner Mary Bassett warned that the confirmed polio case in an unvaccinated adult and the detection of the virus in sewage could indicate a larger outbreak is underway “Based on earlier polio outbreaks, New Yorkers should know that for every one case of paralytic polio observed, there may … Read more

Why Can’t I Get a Monkeypox Vaccine?

Photo: Mario Tama / Staff (Getty Images) If you’re worried about COVID-19, it’s a no-brainer to make sure you’re up to date on your vaccine and boosters. If it’s polio in New York that you’re worried about, you should check whether you got a polio vaccine as a kid (if not, it isn’t too late to … Read more

Monkeypox expands to 48 states, surpasses 5800 cases – CBS Mornings

Monkeypox expands to 48 states, surpasses 5800 cases  CBS Mornings Monkeypox vaccine availability in SWFL  Wink News The gap between monkeypox vaccine demand and supply is dire in hotspot cities  Axios Some struggling to locate Monkeypox vaccine in Florida  WJXT News4JAX View Full Coverage on Google News