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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Parechovirus is spreading across multiple states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. News4JAX spoke with UF Health Chief of Infectious Disease, Dr. Mobeen Rathore about it. “It’s not a new virus, we’ve known about it for several years,” said Dr. Rathore. Officials said the cases belong to a subtype called …

INDIANAPOLIS — Local and national public health officials are asking Marion County residents to take part in a new health and nutrition survey. Marion is one of 15 counties around the country that were chosen to take part in the national health and nutrition examination survey. The survey is done by the CDC to get …

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services urges sexually active Michiganders to do their part and make testing for STIs a part of their regular health routine. According to a press release, gonorrhea and chlamydia are the most common STIs in the Mitten. MDHHS Chief Medical Executive Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian states that STI testing …

Chicago’s health department issued a reminder to residents on what they should do if they test positive for coronavirus, with cases continuing to rise as the BA.2 omicron subvariant takes hold. “REMINDER: Regardless of vax status, if you test positive for COVID, you must isolate for 5 days, then you must wear a mask in …

St. Louis resident Chris Jones (left) talks with Dr. Rochelle Walensky (center), director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as Walensky is given a tour of the CareSTL Health center on Dr. Martin Luther King Drive in St. Louis on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Photo by David Carson, [email protected] David Carson ST. …

Dartmouth College researchers began tracking 217 students when they entered the school as freshmen in 2017 in the hopes of understanding how they behave. They’ve seen students’ stress levels rise and fall, usually in tandem with midterm and final exams. But since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, rates of depression and anxiety have soared …

Blinken says US and India united in tackling covid-19 Reuters – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said at a meeting with Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Friday that their two countries were united in tackling the covid-19 pandemic together. Jaishankar, who has spent the past week in the United States seeking help to …

Some teenagers and young adults who received Covid-19 vaccines have experienced heart inflammation, a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory group said, recommending further study of the rare condition. In a statement dated 17 May, the CDC’s advisory committee on immunisation practices said it had looked into reports that a few young vaccine …

The new recommendations from the Iowa Department of Public Health on Friday said schools should let parents and students make their own decision about wearing face masks. The IDPH director made the recommendation in a letter to schools, child care providers and local health departments. The director said the department adjusted its guidance to recommend …

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says that he will revise executive orders to sync up with new CDC guidelines on mask wearing by vaccinated individuals in indoor and outdoor spaces. The new guidelines, released Thursday, say that masks are no longer recommended for individuals who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus, paving the way for a return …