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CDC issues Health Advisory Network Health Advisory, for healthcare workers to be aware of the Ebola outbreak
With the U.S. now leading the world in monkeypox cases, providers should be aware of the symptoms and how to properly treat patients
Boston-based Cataldo Ambulance’s Ron Quaranto discusses leading a large EMS organization through the pandemic, recruitment and retention, and vaccine mandates
Tests have found polio virus in New York counties with low vaccination rates
The updated schedule also describes when additional doses of the MMR vaccine or a one-time polio vaccine booster would be recommended
Members who were previously terminated over the rule have the option to reapply for a position at the department
Vaccine costs are expected to rise, free at-home tests will end, and hospitals will no longer get extra payments for treating COVID-19 patients
“COVID was the ultimate bully. It bullied every other virus for two years,” said Dr. Mark Griffiths. As COVID-19 rates go down, “they’re coming back full force”
The hope is that the bivalent shots will thwart another winter surge
The mandate, lifted Tuesday, is being dropped now because the omicron subvariant BA.5 has become dominant, the county’s public health officer said
Over 15,000 cases have been confirmed, and five pediatric cases have been reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Federal money and other resources to fight the virus will be made available
The proclamations allow emergency medical personnel to administer vaccines to qualifying individuals
The CDC will issue its recommendation on vaccine administration after an upcoming vote
Officials are considering whether a vaccine should be offered to healthcare workers who treat patients with monkeypox