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What you need to know about the triple threat of influenza, Covid and RSV |  CNN

What you need to know about the triple threat of influenza, Covid and RSV | CNN

CNN — The United States faces a triple threat, with a confluence of viral infections from respiratory syncytial virus, influenza and Covid-19. Many children’s hospitals are overwhelmed after outbreaks of RSV, as the level of flu is the highest it has been at this point in the year in more than a decade. And after …

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Measles outbreak in central Ohio affects more than 50 children, due to 'lack of vaccination' |  CNN

Measles outbreak in central Ohio affects more than 50 children, due to ‘lack of vaccination’ | CNN

CNN — A measles outbreak in central Ohio is growing, sickening more than 50 children, many of whom require hospitalization, according to data updated Tuesday by Columbus Public Health. None of the children had been fully vaccinated against measles. Since the outbreak began in November, at least 58 measles cases have been identified in Columbus …

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Measles outbreak in central Ohio affects more than 50 children, due to 'lack of vaccination' |  CNN

Measles outbreak in central Ohio affects more than 50 children, due to ‘lack of vaccination’ | CNN

CNN — A measles outbreak in central Ohio is growing, sickening more than 50 children, many of whom require hospitalization, according to data updated Tuesday by Columbus Public Health. None of the children had been fully vaccinated against measles. Since the outbreak began in November, at least 58 measles cases have been identified in Columbus …

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Flu vaccine appears to match circulating strains very well, CDC says |  CNN

Flu vaccine appears to match circulating strains very well, CDC says | CNN

CNN — This year’s flu vaccine appears to be “a pretty good match” for the circulating strains, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said at a news conference on Monday. . However, she noted that flu vaccinations are lagging behind the pace of previous years. Through the end of October, …

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A critical look at New York's controversial new approach to homelessness |  CNN Politics

A critical look at New York’s controversial new approach to homelessness | CNN Politics

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, subscribe for free here. CNN — New York City Mayor Eric Adams gave the city’s first responders, including his police force, a controversial new task this week – enforcing a state law that allows them to unwittingly engage …

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As respiratory viruses strain US healthcare systems, Biden administration tells states how it stands ready to help |  CNN

As respiratory viruses strain US healthcare systems, Biden administration tells states how it stands ready to help | CNN

CNN — Nearly 20,000 people in the United States were admitted to hospital with flu last week, nearly double the number of admissions from the previous week, according to data updated Friday by the Centers for Disease. United States Control and Prevention. The CDC estimates that there have been at least 8.7 million illnesses, 78,000 …

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New subvariants, family reunions may bring more Covid-19 after holidays, but experts don't expect big surge |  CNN

New subvariants, family reunions may bring more Covid-19 after holidays, but experts don’t expect big surge | CNN

CNN — As millions of Americans travel to reunite with friends and family over the coming days, chances are Covid-19 will follow. Experts expect Thanksgiving gatherings to stir up social media and give new coronavirus subvariants new pockets of vulnerable people to infect. As a result, cases and hospitalizations may increase after the holidays, as …

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