IMF chief warns there will be ‘people on the streets’ worldwide unless measures are taken to reduce inflation

CNN — There will be “people on the streets” worldwide unless measures are taken to protect the most vulnerable from inflation, Kristalina Georgieva, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), warned Wednesday. “It’s important to remember that this composite impact of multiple crises is already testing people’s patience and resilience. And if you don’t … Read more

First vaccination ads for updated Covid-19 booster target audience aged 50 and over

CNN — As part of the White House’s Covid-19 response plan for the fall, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is introducing a video ad to encourage people to take the updated Covid-19 booster shot — especially those 50 and older. . In the public information campaign’s new video ad, released Thursday and … Read more

Polio is back – how concerned should Americans be?

CNN — The New York governor has declared a state of emergency after health officials discovered polio virus in the wastewater of five counties — evidence of the disease circulating. The statement also follows a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of an unvaccinated person in Rockland County, New York, who … Read more

California Mosquito Fire Destroys 46 Buildings Before Deepening Wooded Areas, Sending Smoke To Nevada

CNN — Burning intensely and smothering the air with smoke, the raging Mosquito Fire in California has destroyed 46 buildings and continues to spread incessantly through dry forests in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The fire — the largest currently burning in California — started amid extreme heat on Sept. 6 and has expanded to about … Read more

Monkeypox: First US death from virus confirmed in Los Angeles County

CNN — The death of a Los Angeles County resident has been attributed to monkey pox, the County Department of Public Health said Monday, the first known death from the virus in the US. The department and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the link, saying the person had a severely weakened … Read more

Brendan Fraser Gets Emotional After Standing Ovation For ‘The Whale’ At Venice Film Festival

CNN — Brendan Fraser has entered the Oscars chat. The actor is back in Hollywood and already on the minds of those who remember the Academy Awards, thanks to his performance in “The Whale,” which reportedly received a six-minute standing ovation after its screening at the Venice Film Festival. Video shared on social media showed … Read more

A Venezuelan family’s harrowing trek from 10 countries to New York City, with their Pitbull in tow

New York City CNN — After a two-month trek across ten countries – through the jungles of northern Colombia, the Darién Gap and the US immigration system – Anabel and Crisman Urbaez from Venezuela, along with their two children and dog, are now sleeping on warm beds in a Brooklyn family shelter. . But their … Read more

Monkeypox at school: should students and parents be concerned?

CNN — Monkeypox cases are on the rise across America and around the world, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting more than 15,000 confirmed states cases as of August 23. The Biden administration is accelerating vaccine distribution and extending community outreach, including through community partnerships and training of clinicians and patients. … Read more

‘Parvovirus-like disease’ in Michigan dogs investigated, with dozens of reported deaths

CNN — Michigan officials are trying to identify a disease that has killed dozens of dogs in the state’s northern and central parts of the state’s Lower Peninsula in the past month. The disease has killed more than 20 dogs in Otsego County alone, usually within days of showing symptoms of vomiting, bloody diarrhea, lethargy … Read more

Overlapping emergencies burden the country’s public health workforce and threaten critical vaccination campaigns

CNN — This fall, the nation’s health will depend in large part on vaccines. Health officials are counting on vaccinations to contain monkeypox and polio before they become a permanent threat in the United States. They are counting on updated boosters to restore waning immunity to Covid-19. With flu expected to hit the U.S. this … Read more