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Why Omicron BA.5 Is ‘Worst Version Of Virus We’ve Seen’

New immune-evading Omicron subvariant BA.5 is now dominant in the U.S.—and previous heavy hitter “stealth Omicron” is now a shadow of its former self, according to federal health data released Tuesday.

WHO: Over 6,000 Monkeypox Cases Reported, Emergency Meeting Set

More than 6,000 cases of monkeypox have now been reported from 58 countries in the current outbreak, the World Health Organization said.

Study: Surge In New Nurses Reflects Rise In Resignations, Job Shuffling

Nurses changed professions or left their employers more frequently from March 2021 to March 2022, according to research analyzing turnover.

Here’s The Likelihood Of Getting Covid From An Asymptomatic Person

With the latest subvariants driving the sixth wave of infections into summer, it’s not impossible, doctors say. In fact, it’s perhaps more common to catch the virus from someone who is asymptomatic than previously thought.

Nurse Leader At Hospital Where 7 Gallons Of Fentanyl Went Missing Has License Reinstated

The New Hampshire Board of Nursing has reinstated the license of Amy Matthews, DNP, RN, chief nursing officer at Keene, N.H.-based Cheshire Medical Center, after it was suspended amid an investigation into how more than 7 gallons of fentanyl went missing.

Covid Was Third-Leading US Cause Of Death Between March 2020 And October 2021

COVID-19 was the third-leading cause of death in the U.S. between March 2020 and October 2021, according to an analysis of federal data released Tuesday.

Brain Changes Diverge Between Men And Women

White matter hyperintensities -- small brain lesions associated with cognitive impairment or stroke risk -- were more common in post-menopausal women than they were in men of similar age, cross-sectional data showed.