THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) – The fight against malaria could hinge on genetically engineered mosquitoes that have something called “gene drive.” Researchers from the Transmission: Zero team at Imperial College London report that they have engineered mosquitoes that slow the growth in their gut of the parasites thatContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — They look so cute, grazing quietly in your backyard. But the overpopulation of white-tailed deer across the Northeastern United States could help spread Lyme disease and another tick-borne illness, anaplasmosis, especially in suburban areas, a new study suggests. The research points out thatContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — In updated guidance issued Thursday, the World Health Organization now recommends against using the antibody drugs sotrovimab and casirivimab-imdevimab for patients with COVID-19. This recommendation replaces previous conditional recommendation for these antibody drugs. The change in guidance was based on emerging evidence thatContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Monkeypox cases continue to fall in the United States, but public health officials now are concerned that the virus is wending its way into communities of color. New case numbers are down by nearly half since early August, White House monkeypox response coordinatorContinue Reading