Child polio vaccination rate low in some New York areas, increasing outbreak risk

Child polio vaccination rate low in some New York areas, increasing outbreak risk

Nurse Lydia Fulton prepares to administer the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine as well as a vaccine used to help prevent the diseases of diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, and polio at Children’s Primary Care Clinic in Minneapolis, MN. Courtney Perry | The Washington Post | Getty Images The childhood polio vaccination rate is as low … Read more

‘Flash’ star Ezra Miller’s apology is not a get-out-of-jail-free card, experts say

'Flash' star Ezra Miller's apology is not a get-out-of-jail-free card, experts say

Actor Ezra Miller arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ ‘Justice League’ at Dolby Theater on November 13, 2017 in Hollywood, California. Axelle/bauer-griffin | Filmmagic | Getty Images Ezra Miller’s apology could be the first step in a potential redemption story, but there’s no guarantee it’ll have a satisfying ending. On Monday, the actor … Read more

No Way Home’ return to theaters

No Way Home' return to theaters

Tom Holland stars as Peter Parker in “Spider-Man: No Way Home.” Sony Spider-Man, the Na’vi and a ragtag group of galactic rebels are making their way back to theaters at the end of the summer. Disney is releasing Star Wars prequel “Rogue One” and “Avatar” in domestic theaters in the coming weeks, while Sony will … Read more

Polio detected in New York City sewage suggesting local circulation of virus

Polio detected in New York City sewage suggesting local circulation of virus

NYC commissioner for health Dr. Mary T. Bassett Andy Katz | Pacific Press | light rocket | Getty Images Polio has been detected in New York City, suggesting local circulation of the virus, health officials said on Friday. New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett called the findings alarming. Bassett said local and federal … Read more

FDA expands monkeypox vaccine authorization to increase dose supply five-fold

FDA expands monkeypox vaccine authorization to increase dose supply five-fold

A health worker administers a dose of the Bavarian Nordic A/S Jynneos monkeypox vaccine at a vaccination site in West Hollywood, California, on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. Jill Connelly | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday expanded its authorization for the monkeypox vaccine in a way that would significantly boost … Read more

Ezra Miller charged with felony burglary days after Warner Bros Discovery CEO Zaslav praises ‘Flash’ movie

Ezra Miller charged with felony burglary days after Warner Bros Discovery CEO Zaslav praises 'Flash' movie

Actor Ezra Miller arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ ‘Justice League’ at Dolby Theater on November 13, 2017 in Hollywood, California. Axel | Bauer-Griffin | Filmmagic | Getty Images As David Zaslav seeks to revamp Warner Bros.’ Discovery’s DC cinematic universe, one of the studio’s biggest stars continues to make headlines for alleged … Read more

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

A button for launching the Netflix application is seen on a remote control in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on April 25, 2019. Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images There’s a big money haunting Netflix question. In recent years, the streamer has spent big on flashy, blockbuster-style action movies like “The Gray Man” … Read more

STD clinics struggle with surge in patients amid outbreak

STD clinics struggle with surge in patients amid outbreak

Dr. Emily Drwiega from the University of Illinois Health and Maggie Butler, a registered nurse, prepare monkeypox vaccines at the Test Positive Aware Network nonprofit clinic in Chicago, Illinois, July 25, 2022. Eric Cox | Reuters Dr. Ward Carpenter, co-director of health services at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, said the monkeypox outbreak across the … Read more

New York polio case is ‘tip of iceberg,’ hundreds could be infected

New York polio case is 'tip of iceberg,' hundreds could be infected

Digitally generated image of 3D molecular model of polio virus Calysta Pictures | Tetra Pictures | Getty Images Hundreds could have polio after an adult in the New York City metro area caught the virus and suffered paralysis last month, the state’s top health official said this week. New York state Health Commissioner Mary Bassett … Read more

Wastewater samples outside New York City suggest community spread

Wastewater samples outside New York City suggest community spread

Polio virus particle, computer illustration. Kateryna Kon | Science Photo Library | Getty Images Polio has been found in wastewater samples taken from two counties outside of New York City indicating the virus is spreading in the community, according to state health officials. Wastewater samples taken from two different locations in Orange County during June … Read more