Experimental HIV Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Human Trial

Above, a red AIDS awareness ribbon.Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) An experimental HIV vaccine appears to have passed its first test in humans. In a newly released study, the vaccine candidate produced the sort of immune response that scientists had been hoping for in 97% of recipients. Importantly, the vaccine also seemed to be safe and well-tolerated. … Read more

Number of birds culled due to HPAI surpasses 2015 outbreak

WASHINGTON — The latest reports of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) bring the current total number of birds culled in the United States well above the estimated record of 50 million birds from the wave in 2015. The running total sits at 52.5 million birds after a spike during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, according to … Read more

Flu and RSV Are Sickening More Kids This Year

Health Covid-19 spread, prevention measures kept other viruses in check last year

G-7 joins EU on $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Group of Seven nations and Australia joined the European Union on Friday in adopting a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil, a key step as Western sanctions aim to reorder the global oil market to prevent price spikes and starve President Vladimir Putin of funding for his war in Ukraine. Europe … Read more

Hotbox food off the menu as truck drivers search for healthy tucker

Truck drivers are swapping Chiko Rolls and potato scallops for fruit cups and salad sandwiches in a bid to stay healthy as they deliver Queensland’s wheat harvest, and it’s creating new opportunities for rural businesses.   As experts warn the poor health of drivers could cost the economy billions, some communities are coming up with creative ways … Read more

What to know about the deadliest bird flu outbreak in history – ABC News

What to know about the deadliest bird flu outbreak in history  ABC News Birds dying as record-setting flu continues  KELOLAND.com Number of birds culled due to HPAI surpasses 2015 outbreak  Food Business News Seeing dead, or unusually acting birds? Avian influenza hitting South Dakota hard  Mitchell Republic View Full Coverage on Google News

Cancer vaccine ‘cure’: Three terminal patients put in remission by experimental shot

After a 20-plus-year battle with cancer and 12 brutal rounds of surgery and treatment, Stephanie Gangi was ready to give up. When doctors found a new tumor the size of a grapefruit on her adrenal gland last summer, neither her mind nor body could take another course of chemotherapy.  To the shock of her two daughters … Read more

Prepare for ANOTHER round of Covid

Covid hospitalisations have surged by a quarter in week, official data shows amid worries of a ‘tripledemic’ hitting the crumbling NHS this winter. The number of people admitted to hospitals in England who were infected with the virus soared above 600 on Monday  — a 27 per cent week-on-week rise and the biggest jump in … Read more

Where does YOUR state rank? Hospital wait times and healthcare costs revealed

If you have an emergency, then you probably don’t want to be in Maryland — the state has the longest hospital waiting times in the country. While the average American waits two hours and 25 minutes to be seen in the ER, residents in Maryland wait three hours and 48 minutes. That’s according to a … Read more

China fines former NBA star Lin over quarantine comments

BEIJING — Former NBA star Jeremy Lin, who plays for a Chinese team, was fined 10,000 yuan ($1,400) for criticizing quarantine facilities, China’s professional league and a news report said Friday, as the government tries to stop protests against anti-virus controls that are among the world’s most stringent. Also Friday, more cities eased restrictions, allowing … Read more