Americans may need annual vaccines to protect against Covid-19

CNN — Americans may need just one Covid-19 vaccine each year, federal health officials said Tuesday, saying the country will live with the coronavirus for the foreseeable future. “This week marks a significant shift in our fight against the virus,” said Dr Ashish Jha, who leads the White House’s Covid-19 response team. “It marks our … Read more

Walk this number of steps every day to reduce your risk of dementia

Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide will help you adopt a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN — Want to reduce your risk of dementia? Tap on a step counter and start counting your steps – you’ll need 3,800 to 9,800 steps a day to lower your risk of … Read more

Cruise recalls his robotaxis after a passenger is injured in an accident

washington d.c. CNN Business — This week Cruise, which counts General Motors as its largest shareholder, became the first robotaxi operator to recall its vehicles, following an accident in June involving “Major” minor damage and injury to passengers. The accident happened after the robotaxi Cruise making a left turn stopped at the intersection, thinking an … Read more

Many patients stop taking statins because of muscle pain, but statins are not the cause, new study finds

CNN — Statins are an important tool in preventing major cardiovascular problems, but many patients stop taking them due to side effects, including muscle pain. However, for more than 90% of patients on statins who experience muscle pain, the statin is not the cause of the pain, according to a study published Monday in The … Read more

‘Parvovirus Disease’ in Michigan Dogs Investigated, Dozens of Deaths Reported

CNN — Canine parvovirus has been identified as the disease that has killed dozens of dogs over the past month in the northern and central parts of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, state officials said Wednesday. It has killed more than 20 dogs in Otsego County alone, usually within days of showing symptoms of vomiting, bloody diarrhea, … Read more

Why Some Vaccinated People Can Still Spread Polio

CNN — So far, there has only been one recent case of polio in the United States, which paralyzed a young adult in Rockland County, New York. One case – and evidence in sewage of further spread – may not seem significant, and Americans are highly vaccinated against polio, which means most people are protected … Read more

Biden Officials Accelerate Monkeypox Vaccine Effort with 1.8 Million More Doses and Other Milestones

CNN — Top Biden administration officials on Thursday announced new measures to accelerate the U.S. response to the spread of monkey pox among high demand for vaccines and treatments. This includes increasing supply with an additional 1.8 million doses of the Jynneos Monkeypox Vaccine, accelerating the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ vaccine distribution … Read more

Salman Rushdie is awake and ‘articulated’ after knife attack in New York, official says

CNN — Prime author Salman Rushdie is awake and “articulate” in his conversations with investigators as he remains hospitalized with serious injuries following a stabbing attack in western New York on Friday, an agency official told CNN on Monday. law enforcement with direct knowledge of the investigation. Rushdie, 75, underwent emergency surgery after a the … Read more

Letter obtained by CNN shows FDA championed new monkeypox vaccine strategy to vaccine maker

CNN — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has defended the federal government’s recent decision to extend its limited offer of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine by giving individuals lower doses using a different injection method, noting in a letter to the company that makes the vaccine that a 2015 clinical study showed “a very similar … Read more

Salman Rushdie: Famous author remains hospitalized after stabbing as venue comes under security scrutiny

CNN — The place where renowned author Salman Rushdie — whose controversial work sparked death threats — was stabbed on Friday had rejected previous recommendations to tighten security measures, two sources told CNN. Rushdi, 75 years old, was stabbed at least twice on stage at the Chautauqua Institution before he is scheduled to give a … Read more