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WHO Recommends New Name for Monkeypox Disease

Following a series of consultations with global experts, WHO will begin using a new preferred term “mpox” as a synonym for monkeypox. Both names will be used simultaneously for one year while “monkeypox” is phased out. When the outbreak of monkeypox expanded earlier this year, racist and stigmatizing language online, in other settings and in some communities was observed and reported to WHO. In...

December 1 is World AIDS Day

Thursday, December 1, is World AIDS Day and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have died from an HIV-related illness. Started in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first-ever global health day. The CDC offers #MyVoiceMyAction, an initiative highlighting that every voice and every action impact...

Reaching Gen Z: Engaging Young Audiences in Public Health

ASTHO will host a virtual conversation on effective communication strategies for rebuilding trust in public health and engaging Gen Z as public health advocates. This virtual webinar on Monday, December 12, 2022 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST will detail the importance of public health messaging, social media, outreach and engagement and data; provide tips and advice for creating new or updating exis...

A Trifecta of COVID, Flu and RSV is Forcing More Hospitals into Crisis

We find ourselves in the midst of what some are calling a tripledemic of respiratory illnesses: respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), COVID, and influenza A. While all are circulating rapidly, RSV is dominant right now. Pediatric clinics and hospitals are bursting with patients experiencing respiratory and other viral symptoms. While many cases are RSV, COVID, influenza and other viruses are also ...

Missed Measles Vaccinations Put Nearly 40 Million Children at Risk Worldwide

Worldwide measles vaccinations in children declined significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, making the disease an “imminent threat” worldwide, according to a joint report released last week from the WHO and CDC. In 2021, a record high of nearly 40 million children missed a measles vaccine dose: nearly 25 million children missed their first dose, an 11 percent increase from 2020. An addition...

Paxlovid Associated with Decreased Hospitalization Rate Among Adults with COVID-19

A new MMWR report shows that among U.S. adults diagnosed with COVID-19, including those with previous infection or vaccination, persons who were prescribed Paxlovid within five days of diagnosis had a 51% lower hospitalization rate within 30 days after diagnosis than those who were not prescribed Paxlovid. Real-world evidence on the benefit of Paxlovid, according to vaccination status, age grou...

Marijuana Classification: The Stakes are “High”

On October 6, 2022, President Joe Biden pardoned all people convicted previously of federal offenses of simple marijuana possession. He encouraged state governors to do the same. Skeptical about whether marijuana should continue to be categorized as a Schedule I drug, the President asked the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Attorney General to review the classification of marijuan...

One-third of U.S. Labs Have Stopped Using Race-Based Equations to Diagnose Kidney Disease

A third of U.S. labs have adopted a recent expert recommendation to use a new equation to diagnose kidney disease that doesn’t include race, finds a survey by the College of American Pathologists that was published in JAMA. Under a long-used equation, Black people were assumed to have higher baseline eGFR levels which could in turn mark them at a less advanced stage of kidney disease. The recom...

Opinion: What Public Health Messaging Gets Wrong About Prostate Cancer

One in eight men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. Most American patients who have prostate cancer are diagnosed before they experience a single symptom. Many sites, including some from high-profile medical groups, state prostate cancer is associated with lower-urinary tract symptoms, or LUTS, which include signs such...

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