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Los Angeles County pet owners are being offered free COVID-19 testing for their pets, despite no recent cases of the disease being recorded in animals in the area

LA mocked for offering COVID testing to ANIMALS who may have the virus

Pet owners in Los Angeles County are being offered free COVID-19 testing for animals and pets, despite no recent cases of the disease in animals in the area. Veterinary Public Health has received funding from the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor the …

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Monkeypox virus lingers on surfaces touched by an infected person, study finds

Monkeypox virus lingers on surfaces touched by an infected person, study finds

The MONKEYPOX virus can stubbornly stick to surfaces touched by an infected person, according to a study. The potentially fatal disease can attach itself to household items in a patient’s home even after extensive cleaning, but there is no evidence that you can pick up smallpox yourself after touching infected items. 1 Both hard and …

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What is 'tomato flu'?  'Highly contagious' virus discovered in children, docs warn

What is ‘tomato flu’? ‘Highly contagious’ virus discovered in children, docs warn

As the world continues its battle against COVID-19 and the ever-spreading monkeypox virus, it seems as if a new disease is taking hold. “Tomato flu” was first diagnosed in India on May 6 and has so far infected 82 children, all of whom are under the age of 5, according to a study by the …

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A man who hadn't had sex for months contracted monkey pox after attending a crowded outdoor event.  Experts say that being intimate is still the most common way the virus spreads.

A man who hadn’t had sex for months contracted monkey pox after attending a crowded outdoor event. Experts say that being intimate is still the most common way the virus spreads.

The unnamed man in his twenties attended an outdoor event and got monkey pox rash two weeks later.Matt Cardy/Getty Images A man was diagnosed with monkey pox after attending an outdoor event, according to a report. Most people in the current outbreak have contracted monkeypox through sexual activity with an infected person. The case is …

A man who hadn’t had sex for months contracted monkey pox after attending a crowded outdoor event. Experts say that being intimate is still the most common way the virus spreads. Read More »

A man who hadn't had sex for months contracted monkey pox after attending a crowded outdoor event.  Experts say that being intimate is still the most common way the virus spreads.

A man who hadn’t had sex for months contracted monkey pox after attending a crowded outdoor event. Experts say that being intimate is still the most common way the virus spreads.

The unnamed man in his twenties attended an outdoor event and got monkey pox rash two weeks later.Matt Cardy/Getty Images A man was diagnosed with monkey pox after attending an outdoor event, according to a report. Most people in the current outbreak have contracted monkeypox through sexual activity with an infected person. The case is …

A man who hadn’t had sex for months contracted monkey pox after attending a crowded outdoor event. Experts say that being intimate is still the most common way the virus spreads. Read More »

A man who hadn't had sex for months contracted monkey pox after attending a crowded outdoor event.  Experts say that being intimate is still the most common way the virus spreads.

A man who hadn’t had sex for months contracted monkey pox after attending a crowded outdoor event. Experts say that being intimate is still the most common way the virus spreads.

A man was diagnosed with monkey pox after attending an outdoor event, according to a report. Most people in the current outbreak have contracted monkeypox through sexual activity with an infected person. The case is unusual and should not be a cause for concern, the report’s lead author said. Loading Something is loading. A man …

A man who hadn’t had sex for months contracted monkey pox after attending a crowded outdoor event. Experts say that being intimate is still the most common way the virus spreads. Read More »

NY reports 1st 2022 case of another deadly virus.  This time it's not about you

NY reports 1st 2022 case of another deadly virus. This time it’s not about you

If your heart drops a little every time you hear New York announce a “first case” of something these days, you’re not alone. This latest Empire State development needn’t sink it any further, but it’s something State Department of Environmental Conservation officials urgently notify you of. The agency confirmed Wednesday that a white-tailed deer in …

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West Nile Virus Found in Record Number of NYC Mosquitoes This Summer

West Nile Virus Found in Record Number of NYC Mosquitoes This Summer

The common house mosquito (Culex pipiens) is a known carrier of West Nile and other diseases. Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) The West Nile virus is having a great summer in New York City. Health officials reported this week that at least two people have recently contracted the viral illness, while an estimated record number of mosquitoes …

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