Rare Flesh-Eating Bacteria Claims Lives in the U.S.

In a concerning development, the flesh-eating bacteria, Vibrio vulnificus, has been responsible for the deaths of five individuals in Florida this year, as reported by the state’s health department. The bacteria, which thrives in warm brackish waters where rivers and oceans converge, can enter the human body through open wounds or by consuming raw seafood. […]

Insufficient Funds Hinders TB Vaccine Development


According to an article published in Aljazeera, health officials, and activists are calling for increased investment in developing new vaccines to tackle the surge in tuberculosis (TB), fueled by COVID-19 and conflicts, including in Ukraine and Sudan. At a meeting of top United Nations health leaders on Monday at the UN headquarters in New York, […]

Desulfovibrio Bacteria Identified As Potential Cause Of Parkinson’s Disease

Researchers at the University of Helsinki have made a significant breakthrough in identifying the cause of Parkinson’s disease. According to their recently published study, specific strains of Desulfovibrio bacteria are likely to cause the disease in most cases. The study enables the screening of carriers of these harmful bacteria, allowing for their removal from the […]

Covid-19 Origin Debate Intensifies as US Energy Department Points to Lab Leak Theory

The US Department of Energy has reportedly updated its classified intelligence report on the origin of the Covid-19 pandemic, stating that it is most likely the result of a laboratory leak in China. As reported by CNN, two sources found that the Department of Energy has “low confidence” that the virus accidentally escaped from a […]

Biden Administration Plans to End COVID Public Health Emergency on May 11

The Biden administration intends to end the Covid public health emergency this spring as the United States moves away from treating the pandemic as a national emergency and instead controls the virus as a seasonal respiratory illness. As per CNBC, in a statement released on Monday, the White House announced that the public health and […]

Heart-Related Deaths Spike in First Year of Covid-19 Pandemic

According to CBS News, The American Heart Association only got the final numbers on cardiovascular-related mortality in the United States this month. They reveal that during the first year of the COVID-19 epidemic, the yearly rate of fatalities climbed, reaching its highest point since 2015. The number of Americans killed by cardiovascular disorders such as […]

COVID Pandemic at Transition Point: WHO

On Monday, the World Health Organization reaffirmed that the COVID-19 pandemic remained a worldwide public health emergency, citing the global increase in coronavirus-related mortality. “As we enter the fourth year of the epidemic, there is little doubt that our situation is vastly improved compared to a year ago when the omicron wave was at its […]

US CDC Exploring Potential Stroke Caused by Pfizer Vaccine

As per Reuters, new data from a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) database suggests a possible link between older adults who received an updated Pfizer (PFE.N)/BioNTech (22UAy.DE) COVID-19 booster shot and an increased risk of stroke, but the signal is weaker than what the agency had signaled in January, according to health […]

New Disease May Affect 15,000 Americans

Researchers are shedding light on VEXAS syndrome, a mysterious medical ailment believed to impact around 15,000 people in the United States. As per US News, VEXAS syndrome, identified in 2020, is a rare, genetically related condition with a high mortality rate. The syndrome is characterized by inexplicable fevers and low blood oxygen levels in patients […]

Annual COVID Shot Proposed by FDA Raises Concerns, Questions

The Food and Drug Administration desires to switch to a streamlined COVID-19 booster plan. However, the response to this proposal demonstrates that this is a complex subject. As per US News, in documents revealed this week, the FDA advocated a booster injection method comparable to the flu vaccine schedule, with an updated dose matched to […]