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As COVID surges in China, US begins testing more travelers

NEWARK, N.J. ((DailyNews)) — Shubham Chandra knows how dangerous the coronavirus can be: He lost his dad during the pandemic. So when he cleared...

WHO, CDC: A record 40 million kids miss measles vaccine dose

LONDON ((DailyNews)) — The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say measles immunization has dropped significantly since the...

‘Viral jambalaya’: Early flu adding to woes for US hospitals

As Americans head into the holiday season, a rapidly intensifying flu season is straining hospitals already overburdened with patients sick from other respiratory infections.More...

US home births increased in pandemic but are still uncommon

U.S. home births increased slightly in the pandemic’s second year, rising to the highest level in decades, according to a government report published Thursday....

CDC to conduct health study at polluted former Army base

Federal health officials are conducting a new study to determine whether veterans once stationed at a now-shuttered California military base were exposed to dangerously...

Alcohol death toll is growing, US government reports say

NEW YORK ((DailyNews)) — The rate of deaths that can be directly attributed to alcohol rose nearly 30% in the U.S. during the first...

Alcohol death toll is growing, US government reports say

NEW YORK ((DailyNews)) — The rate of deaths that can be directly attributed to alcohol rose nearly 30% in the U.S. during the first...

US agency softens opioid prescribing guidelines for doctors

NEW YORK ((DailyNews)) — The nation’s top public health agency on Thursday softened its guidelines for U.S. doctors prescribing oxycodone and other opioid painkillers.The...

FACT FOCUS: States, not CDC, set school vaccine requirements

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee on Thursday voted that the agency should update its recommended immunization schedules to add the...

Some officials now say monkeypox elimination unlikely in US

NEW YORK ((DailyNews)) — Some U.S. health officials are conceding that monkeypox is probably not going away anytime soon.The disease’s spread is slowing but...

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