Health

Covid-19 may reduce fertility in men: Study

Scientists believe that COVID-19 could affect male fertility after an early study showed patients who died from the virus had decreased sperm counts. Researchers also rebuffed what they called “myths” on social media about the effect of COVID-19 vaccines on male fertility. Scientists from the University of Miami examined six …

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Ten-year-old boy dies in US from causes linked to bubonic plague: Official

A ten-year-old boy in the United States’ Colorado has died from “causes associated with the plague”, according to the state’s officials, online news media The Hill reported on Saturday. After conducting lab tests, Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment confirmed in a statement released on Thursday the presence of …

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Outbreaks of a drug-resistant superbug fungus spread in two US cities, CDC reports

Outbreaks of a drug-resistant “superbug” fungus spread among patients in hospitals and long-term care facilities in Texas and Washington, D.C., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. The fungus, Candida Auris, preys on people with weakened immune systems. The CDC said evidence suggests these cases involved person-to-person transmission, …

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