COVID REPORT: Six Hospitalizations, 430 New Cases Confirmed Last Week; Antiviral drugs available

Humboldt County Public Health reported six new hospitalizations today, two residents in their 60s and four aged 80 or older. An additional 306 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported along with 124 new probable cases for the period between Tuesday May 10 and Tuesday May 17. The total number of confirmed cases in … Read more

CDC 71 new cases of mysterious pediatric hepatitis

Another 71 cases of the mysterious hepatitis are under investigation in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed on Wednesday. No other deaths have been reported in the past two weeks, but earlier the CDC revealed it was investigating five deaths in the outbreak – including one in Wisconsin. One more … Read more

Spain and Portugal report cases of monkeypox, raising fears of a wider outbreak

JTwo other European countries reported unusual cases of monkeypox on Wednesday, a development that suggests an outbreak first spotted in the UK is more widespread than initially thought. News of cases in other countries has led a senior Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official to warn that cases will likely be spotted in the … Read more

Reviews | How to Think About Unexplained Cases of Severe Hepatitis in Children

Placeholder while loading article actions As if parents didn’t have enough to worry about – a global pandemic, a shortage of baby formula – there’s a mysterious new disease afflicting young children in the form of severe hepatitis. Here’s the bottom line: it’s no reason to panic, but it’s worth watching out for. Parents should … Read more

COVID in California: Cases in children soar nationwide amid BA.2 outbreak

San Francisco is in a new pandemic location: it no longer has lower rates of COVID-19 cases than the nation as a whole, a reversal of its status throughout the pandemic. Legislation to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19 appears to have fallen out of favor among California lawmakers. Masks, on the other hand, are … Read more

Colorado has identified five cases of mysterious hepatitis in children

Colorado has reported its first cases of severe hepatitis of unknown cause in children, adding to a growing number of cases being investigated nationally by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment had reported five potential cases to the CDC as of Friday. All met the CDC’s … Read more

Sonoma County health worker optimistic escalating COVID cases will soon begin to decline

Speaking to the public in a Zoom conference on Wednesday, Sonoma County health officials tried to toe a tricky line. They spoke of “widespread transmission” of the coronavirus in the community, while emphasizing that better days are ahead – and reminding everyone of the bad times that came before. “I still believe we are in … Read more

NC Officials Report State Has Detected NINE Pediatric Cases of Mysterious Hepatitis

North Carolina has doubled its total number of reported hepatitis cases, raising its total from four to nine cases, as mystery infections continue to pop up across the country. State health officials reported the updated numbers late Wednesday, WRAL reports. North Carolina was among the first states to report a case of the disease late … Read more

2 cases of pediatric hepatitis in Mass. are under investigation, according to the DPH

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is investigating two cases of pediatric hepatitis in the state, but both cases tested negative for adenovirus infection. The DPH said no further details were released to respect the privacy of pediatric patients. Last week, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it was investigating more than … Read more