Sex advice: Nadia Bokody says sex without a condom is on the rise but the risks are high

There is a common trend with condoms that is dangerous and is only gaining popularity among young Australians. “As if you were getting a massage while wearing a winter coat.” It’s an analogy that’s not unfamiliar to many men, and part of a stand-up comedian, Ari Shaffir, became infamous for recounting his experiences with condoms. … Read more

Popular Caribbean island now considered ‘high’ risk for travel by CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has upgraded a location to its Level 3 “high” risk category for travel as COVID cases rise in the Caribbean hotspot of the British Virgin Islands. Previously listed in the CDC’s Level 2 “moderate” risk category, the British Virgin Islands has seen its COVID situation worsen in recent … Read more

Severe Hepatitis Outbreak in Children Investigated by CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is getting involved and investigating after 109 children were infected with severe cases and five of those children died from the disease. According to CNBC, the CDC is trying to determine a cause for the outbreak, focusing primarily on adenovirus infection after more than half of infected children … Read more

Seven-day COVID-19 case positivity rate in Miami-Dade increases

It has been more than two years since the United States first instituted lockdowns to keep coronavirus cases to a minimum. Despite efforts, new data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that the majority of Floridians have contracted COVID-19. In a recent data-tracking report from a nationwide survey, the CDC … Read more

CDC reiterates recommendation for masks on planes and trains – CBS Detroit

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday reiterated their recommendation for Americans to wear masks on planes, trains and buses, despite a court ruling last month that overturned a nationwide mask mandate on public transportation. Americans ages 2 and older should wear a properly fitting mask on public transportation, including at airports and … Read more

The CDC recommends that preventive measures be taken to avoid hepatitis adenovirus

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends (CDC)The importance of paying attention to childhood vaccinations and that parents and caregivers practice preventive measures such as hand hygiene, avoiding sick people, covering coughs and sneezes, and avoiding touching their eyes, nose or mouth, to avoid hepatitis infection, according to the Medical Express website. … Read more

Prisoner tests positive for bird flu, first recorded case in US

A Colorado prisoner has tested positive for bird flu, the first known case in the United States The unidentified man tested positive for the H5N1 flu, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Thursday. The highly contagious strain of bird flu can be deadly in humans, but health officials said the man is largely … Read more

A fourth COVID vaccine is considered with caution by the CDC panel

A fourth dose of a COVID-19 vaccine may not be the best way to fight the virus in the future, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel warned Thursday. The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, a group of experts designed to evaluate the agency’s public health proposals, was convened to discuss where the … Read more

Unvaccinated children are twice as likely to be hospitalized

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) – A new report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention paints a clearer picture of hospitalizations among 5-11 year olds during the omicron surge in early 2022. The study found that unvaccinated children ages 5 to 11 were twice as likely to end up in hospital with COVID-19 as those … Read more

US Department of Justice appeals mask mandate decision for travelers – National

The Justice Department is filing a lawsuit seeking to overturn a judge’s order that struck down the federal mask mandate on planes and trains and at travel centers, officials said Wednesday. The notice came minutes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asked the Justice Department to appeal the ruling by a federal judge … Read more