Think you have monkeypox? It might be another skin condition

Think you have monkeypox? It might be another skin condition

(NEW YORK) -- With the number of cases of monkeypox rising across the world, and descriptions of rashes from the virus varying from person-to-person, people are concerned that any new bumps might be monkeypox. But with more than 10,300 cases in the U.S. so far, dermatologists interviewed by ABC News…
CDC sends team to New York to investigate polio case

CDC sends team to New York to investigate polio case

(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has deployed a federal team to New York to investigate the case of polio detected in Rockland County. The team will also help administer vaccinations in the county. It's unclear how long the CDC will remain in the county or…
Monkeypox: What public health experts want you to know

Monkeypox: What public health experts want you to know

(NEW YORK) -- Since the first case of monkeypox was detected in the United States in mid-May, the outbreak has led to more than 10,300 reported cases across the country as of Wednesday. The evolving situation moved the Department of Health and Human Services to declare a public health emergency…
Harvard doctor on study claiming climate change intensifies pathogens

Harvard doctor on study claiming climate change intensifies pathogens

(NEW YORK) — In a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, researchers found that climate change is expected to aggravate 58% of the world’s infectious diseases. “The societal disruption caused by pathogenic diseases, as clearly revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the authors wrote in the study published Monday, “provides…
Vaccine for Lyme disease enters final stage of clinical trial

Vaccine for Lyme disease enters final stage of clinical trial

(NEW YORK) -- Researchers are one step closer to developing a vaccine for Lyme disease, which affects nearly half a million people each year in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pfizer, the maker of a COVID-19 vaccine, announced Monday it is starting…