EU regulator OKs plan to increase monkeypox vaccine supplies

LONDON — A smaller dose of the monkeypox vaccine appears to still be effective and can be used to stretch the current supply by five times, the European Medicines Agency…

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Lawyers argue to delay North Dakota law banning abortion

BISMARCK, N.D. — Lawyers for North Dakota’s lone abortion clinic that two weeks ago closed its doors asked a judge Friday to delay the start of the state’s trigger law…

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Less than 60% of kids are vaccinated against polio in some NYC neighborhoods

Some of New York City’s area have less than 60% of kids fully vaccinated against polio, according to data from the city’s Department of Health. Just last week, officials found…

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UK could face public health ‘crisis’ from energy bill hike

LONDON — Britain’s public health leaders appealed to the government on Friday to urgently tackle soaring energy prices, warning that the steep rise in household bills will lead to more…

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WHO monkeypox expert details challenges, next steps in emergency preparedness

The monkeypox outbreak continues to grow globally with over 14,000 cases in the U.S. alone, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Rosamund Lewis, the World…

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Can COVID-19 cause hair loss? Doctors see an influx of patients with the symptom

This is a MedPage Today story. Clinicians are seeing an influx of patients experiencing an unsettling side effect after COVID-19: losing their hair. Dr. Brian Abittan, the director of skin…

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Doctors stay in Ukraine’s war-hit towns: ‘People need us’

ZOLOCHIV, Ukraine — Dr. Ilona Butova almost looks out of place in her neatly pressed lavender scrubs as she walks through a door frame that hangs from a crumbled wall…

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Biden bill to help millions escape higher health care costs

WASHINGTON — Millions of people in the United States will be spared from big increases in health care costs next year after President Joe Biden signed legislation extending generous subsidies…

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Anti-vax group in Europe thrives online, thwarts tech effort

FILE – A demonstrator holds a placard reading “Scammer, thief, killer, Pfizer” during a protest against the vaccine pass and vaccinations to protect against COVID-19 in front of the Pfizer…

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Arizona judge to hear state request to enforce abortion ban

PHOENIX — An Arizona judge will hear arguments Friday on the state’s request to allow prosecutors to enforce a near-total ban on abortions under a law that has been blocked…

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