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Monkeypox Now A Public Health Emergency In The US

Reading Time: 2 minutes After an announcement naming Monkeypox a global health emergency a few weeks ago, the United States declared it a public health emergency across the entire country.  On Thursday, August 4, 2022, the Health Secretary, Xavier Becerra, announced in a press release that the Biden Administration marks Monkeypox as a public health emergency. Last month, the Read More…

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Marbug Virus Becomes The Latest Threat To Public Health

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is no known cure for the deadly disease Marburg virus disease (MVD), formerly known as Marburg hemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness that causes severe viral hemorrhagic fever in humans. MVD was initially detected in 1967 after two large outbreaks in Germany and Serbia associated with laboratory work using African green monkeys Read More…

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Cystic Fibrosis Drug Trikafta Becomes Available To Children Ages 6 To 11

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nova Scotia is making Trikafta available to all children ages 6-11 Today, Health Canada approved the use of Trikafta to treat children ages 6-11 with cystic fibrosis. Without this program, Trikafta would cost patients as much as $300,000 per year, but effective today, the province of Nova Scotia will be paying for the drug for Read More…