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Recent articles by Mike:

Monkeypox outbreak may have peaked in US, but still widespread: officials

The virus has mainly spread among gay and bisexual men, though health officials continue to stress that anyone can be infected. → Read More

Some officials now say monkeypox elimination unlikely in US

The disease’s spread is slowing but the virus is so widespread that elimination is unlikely, the CDC said. → Read More

Some officials now say monkeypox elimination unlikely in US

The disease’s spread is slowing but the virus is so widespread that elimination is unlikely, the CDC said. → Read More

Some officials now say monkeypox elimination unlikely in US

The disease’s spread is slowing but the virus is so widespread that elimination is unlikely, the CDC said. → Read More

Some officials now say monkeypox elimination unlikely in US

The disease’s spread is slowing but the virus is so widespread that elimination is unlikely, the CDC said. → Read More

Some officials now say monkeypox elimination unlikely in US

The disease’s spread is slowing but the virus is so widespread that elimination is unlikely, the CDC said. → Read More

Syphilis and many other STDs are on the rise: Here's what you should know

Infections rates for some STDs, including gonorrhea and syphilis, have been rising for years. But recently released statistics show that last year the rate of infectious syphilis cases reached its highest since 1991. → Read More

'Out of control' STD situation prompts call for changes

Last year the rate of syphilis cases reached its highest since 1991 and the total number of cases hit its highest since 1948. → Read More

'Out of control' STD situation prompts call for changes

NEW YORK (AP) — Sharply rising cases of some sexually transmitted diseases — including a 26% rise in new syphilis infections reported last year — are prompting U.S. health officials to call for new prevention and treatment efforts. → Read More

US health officials warn monkeypox could mutate to resist antiviral drug Tpoxx

U.S. health officials are warning doctors against overusing the lone drug available to treat monkeypox. Federal health officials say that even a small mutation in the virus could leave the drug ineffective. → Read More

US life expectancy last year fell to the lowest age since 1996

In the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, the estimated American lifespan has shortened by nearly three years. → Read More

US life expectancy last year fell to the lowest age since 1996

In the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, the estimated American lifespan has shortened by nearly three years. → Read More

US life expectancy last year fell to the lowest age since 1996

In the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, the estimated American lifespan has shortened by nearly three years. → Read More

50,000 monkeypox vaccines set aside for gay pride events, health officials say

At least a dozen U.S. pride events are scheduled over the next two months. → Read More

U.S. Offers Extra Monkeypox Vaccine Doses for Gay Pride Events

The U.S. is setting aside an extra 50,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine for places with upcoming gay pride events, health officials said Thursday. → Read More

CDC orders changes after confusing COVID-19 pandemic response

The agency has long been criticized as too ponderous, focusing on collection and analysis of data but not acting quickly against new health threats. → Read More

CDC director announces shake-up, citing COVID mistakes

The planned changes at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention come amid ongoing criticism of the agency’s response to COVID-19, monkeypox and other public health threats. → Read More

CDC director announces shake-up, citing COVID mistakes

The planned changes at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention come amid ongoing criticism of the agency’s response to COVID-19, monkeypox and other public health threats. → Read More

CDC director announces shake-up, citing COVID mistakes

The planned changes at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention come amid ongoing criticism of the agency’s response to COVID-19, monkeypox and other public health threats. → Read More

CDC director announces shake-up, citing COVID mistakes

The planned changes at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention come amid ongoing criticism of the agency’s response to COVID-19, monkeypox and other public health threats. → Read More