Health and Lifestyle

New Langya virus detected in China. Here’s what we know so far

Thirty-five people in two Chinese provinces infected with a new zoonotic virus that is believed to have transmitted from shrews. Is there reason to...

Monkeys in Brazil under attack amid rising monkeypox fear and outbreaks

Brazilian news website G1 reported on Sunday that 10 monkeys had been poisoned in less than a week in the city of Sao Jose...

U.S. to administer smaller doses of monkeypox vaccine to stretch limited supply

The highly unusual step is a stark acknowledgment that the U.S. currently lacks the supplies needed to vaccinate everyone seeking protection from the rapidly...

Nova Scotia removes some restrictions for medical assistance in dying

Audrey Parker had terminal cancer and received a medically assisted death sooner than she wanted because she feared she wouldn't be well enough to...

Ashton Kutcher shares details of secret battle with rare autoimmune disease

The 'That '70s Show' actor said he's "lucky to be alive" after rare autoimmune disorder vasculitis left him unable to see, walk or hear.

COVID-19 vaccine mandate for Canadian military will be ‘tweaked,’ says defence chief

Gen. Wayne Eyre defended the mandate, saying the Canadian Forces is the country's "insurance policy" and its members must be prepared.

Climate hazards make 58% of infections diseases in people worse, study shows

Researchers found that 218 out of the known 375 human infectious diseases seemed to be made worse by one of 10 types of extreme...

U.S., Europe begin testing 1st possible Lyme disease vaccine in 20 years

Pfizer and French biotech Valneva are aiming to avoid previous pitfalls in developing a new vaccine to protect both adults and kids as young...

More than a third of Canadian households got COVID-19 after restrictions lifted, poll finds

In response to a poll by Research Co., 37 per cent of Canadians reported they were infected themselves, or someone in their household was...

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