EzriCare eye drops: CDC advises against use as it investigates dozens of infections and one death in 12 states

CNN  —  The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging health care providers and consumers to stop using EzriCare Artificial Tears as it conducts an investigation into at…

New genetic disorder that causes susceptibility to opportunistic infections — ScienceDaily

An international consortium co-led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center immunogeneticist Rubén Martínez-Barricarte, PhD, has discovered a new genetic disorder that causes immunodeficiency and profound susceptibility to opportunistic infections including a…

Rare glimpse of China covid infections from airport test data

Comment on this story Comment SEOUL – As more travelers from China begin visiting international destinations for the first time in three years, covid data from places with on-arrival testing…

EU offers China free vaccines as COVID-19 infections surge

BRUSSELS, Jan 3 (Reuters) – The European Union has offered free COVID-19 vaccines to China, the EU executive said on Tuesday, as infections there surged following Beijing’s relaxation of its…

Some in China return to regular activity after COVID infections

BEIJING, Jan 2 (Reuters) – Some people in China’s key cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Wuhan braved the cold and a spike in COVID-19 infections to return to regular activity…

China stops publishing COVID-19 data amid rise in infections – DW – 12/25/2022

China will no longer publish daily figures of COVID-19 cases or deaths, the country’s National Health Commission (NHC) said Sunday. The NHC did not give any explanation for changing a policy…

Leaked notes from Chinese health officials estimate 250 million Covid-19 infections in December: reports

Hong Kong CNN  —  Almost 250 million people in China may have caught Covid-19 in the first 20 days of December, according to an internal estimate from the nation’s top…

China’s stretched health system braces for peak in COVID infections

COVID infections may peak next week – Chinese health official China reports no new COVID deaths for 3rd day China still ill-prepared for major outbreak – experts BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Dec 23…

What is Strep A? What to Know About Infections in the UK.

Health officials in Britain said several children had recently died after being diagnosed with invasive Group A streptococcus, sounding the alarm for schools and prompting parents to spring to action.…

Accelerating pathogen identification in infants and children with bloodstream infections — ScienceDaily

A collaborative team led by researchers from Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (GOSH), London and including researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University…