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Also, the WHO provides more details about Sudan's first cVDPV2 case of 2022, which was confirmed in late December.
Paying people to take a first COVID-19 vaccine dose didn't lower the likelihood of seeking the second or third dose or of other positive health behaviors.
The study assessed stool samples to demonstrate higher SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in infants breastfeeding from vaccinated moms.
After Uganda declares its Ebola outbreak over, the CDC lifts screening for inbound travelers from the country.
Listening to music was tied to significantly lower stress levels and improved mood among Austrian and Italian adults during lockdowns early in the pandemic.
Ecuador's health ministry reports the country's first human infection involving H5 avian influenza.
A meta-analysis provides further evidence that antibiotic use far exceeded the prevalence of bacterial co-infection in COVID-19 patients.
Genomic analysis of extensively drug-resistant typhoid isolates in Pakistan reveals numerous circulating XDR variants.
In other developments, the WHO has more talks scheduled with China and will soon update its variant assessments.
The team from South Korea also found high protection against critical illness.
Data reveal no link between COVID-19 vaccination or infection of pregnant women and major congenital anomalies in their babies.
Infected mammals include skunks, grizzly bears, a raccoon, and a red fox.
New report indicates that farmers in many countries are still using medically important antibiotics for growth promotion.
Survey finds a high rate of hospital antibiotic use, with more than a quarter of antibiotics used for infection prevention.
A high proportion of broad-spectrum antibiotic use could be replaced by narrower-spectrum or no antibiotic use, researchers report.
Though many indicators declined, a 3-week-long drop in hospitalizations leveled off.
One study looked at BA.5 infection after vaccination, while another examined vaccine effectiveness in children and adolescents.
The patient is from Hunan province's capital city, and the report didn't detail any poultry exposure.
The new cases are from Algeria, the Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Vaccination rates among US children aged 5 to 17 years varied widely by race as of August 2022.