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Health care for older immigrants sees momentum among states – Bennington Banner

CHICAGO (AP) — Most mornings, 62-year-old Maria Elena Estamilla wakes up with pelvic pain and dread that she faces the same fate as her mother and grandmother: fatal cervical cancer. The Chicago woman’s last full medical exam was in 2015 and she sees no options for care as a Mexican immigrant without permission to live… Read More »

Monkeypox in US: CDC monitoring 200 people in 27 states, other countries

While the delta variant and other issues have the coronavirus gaining renewed attention, U.S. health officials are also watching for signs of a possible outbreak of monkeypox, according to a report. Following an initial report of a patient being treated for monkeypox in Texas after arriving there from Nigeria earlier this month, officials with the… Read More »

Recalled mushrooms linked to salmonella cases across 10 states

Health officials have linked a multi-state salmonella outbreak to a recalled variety of mushrooms that were previously available across 32 states and Canada. The mushrooms, distributed by California-based Wismettac Asian Foods Inc, are a black fungus variety also called wood ear mushrooms. The outbreak has sickened 41 people across 10 states, four of which required… Read More »

C.D.C. Tells States How to Prepare for Covid-19 Vaccine by Early November

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has notified public health officials in all 50 states and five large cities to prepare to distribute a coronavirus vaccine to health care workers and other high-risk groups as soon as late October or early November. The new C.D.C. guidance is the latest sign of an accelerating race… Read More »