Polio in US, UK and Israel reveals rare oral vaccine risk

[ad_1] LONDON (AP) — For years, global health officials have used billions of drops of an oral vaccine in a remarkably effective campaign to wipe out polio in its last remaining strongholds — typically impoverished and politically unstable corners of the world. world. Now, in a surprising twist to the decades-long effort to eradicate the … Read more

Scientists fear polio plan could be a repeat of the COVID horror show

[ad_1] Polio reappeared in the United States for the first time in a generation. On July 18, the New York State Department of Health told the US Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention that it had detected poliovirus, which can cause paralysis or death in a small percentage of cases, in a young adult … Read more

Finland asks the question: can a prime minister party like a rock star?

[ad_1] HELSINKI (AP) — In a leaked video, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin is seen dancing and singing with friends at a private party. The 36-year-old leader poses for the camera. She is sitting on her knees, her hands behind her head. She is entangled in a group hug. She is having a good time. … Read more

One in eight people infected have prolonged COVID symptoms

The coronavirus is still there and, in addition, it leaves traces once the disease is defeated. And that is that one in eight adults (12.7%) infected with SARS-CoV-2 have long-term symptoms. This is suggested by a large Dutch study published yesterday in the journal The Lancet, which provides one of the first comparisons of persistent … Read more