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1. What monkeypox vaccines are there? There are currently two vaccines approved in the United States that can protect against monkeypox, the Jynneos vaccine – known as Imvamune/Imvanex in Europe – and ACAM2000an older smallpox vaccine. The Jynneos vaccine is made by Bavarian Nordic, a small company in Denmark. The vaccine is used to prevent…

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BALTIMORE – What is monkeypox and how is it spread? With more than 100 cases here in Maryland, we’re digging deeper to understand them better and to better talk about monkeypox. With a limited supply of vaccines, understanding how monkeypox spreads and preventing infection is important, doctors say. “Monkeypox spreads through a variety of methods,”…

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Since mid-May, Colorado, like many states, has seen a steady increase in cases of monkeypox. The state’s health department has logged a total of 79 cases, with 66 reported in July alone (although experts say that’s likely an undercount). The current outbreak of the virus has alerted members of higher-risk groups and prompted a public…

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In its search for novel forms of longevity medicine, an Israel-based biotech company says it wants to create humans in the embryo stage to obtain tissue for transplant treatments. Renewal Bio follows recent advances in stem cell technology and artificial wombs demonstrated by Jacob Hanna, a biologist at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot.…

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By LAURA MCMULLEN of NerdWallet It’s that time again: back to school, back to spending so much money on supplies. And this year families have to shell out even more than usual because of inflation. Luckily, you can still save money on supplies and other gear by leaning on local parents, neighbors, and community members.…

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Gas, food and rent prices are rising. The Federal Reserve has increased interest rates to the highest level since 2018. The US economy has contracted for two consecutive quarters. Economists disagree on whether a recession is coming. What is clear is that the economic uncertainty will not go away anytime soon. But there are steps…

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The global outbreak of monkeypox has so far resulted in more than 24,000 cases in over 80 countries, and the World Health Organization has warned that the window of opportunity to contain the disease and prevent it from becoming endemic outside of Africa is rapidly closing. Vaccines represent a potentially crucial measure. Monkeypox vaccines are…

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The news: US Senate Democrats released a bill last week that could significantly reduce the country’s carbon emissions. One of the key components of the bill is an extension of the EV tax credit, which aims to help drive EV adoption by giving buyers a $7,500 credit for the purchase of a qualifying new EV…

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The news: Last month, Stanford’s Sewer Coronavirus Alert Network (SCAN) added monkeypox to the suite of viruses it checks daily sewage for. Since then, the virus has been detected in 10 of the 11 sewage systems SCAN is testing, including those in Sacramento, Palo Alto and several other cities in California’s Bay Area. Why it…

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