# Public health
Nationwide Recall of Sucralfate Oral Suspension, 1g/10mL Due to Microbial Contamination
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 22, 2023 – Largo, Florida, VistaPharm LLC is voluntarily recalling one (1) lot of Sucralfate Oral Suspension, 1g/10mL, to the consumer level, due to Bacillus cereus contamination in the product.
Every U.S. household may place an order to receive four free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered Now.
As of September 25, 2023, residential households in the U.S. can order one set of 4 free at-home tests from USPS.com again. Here's what you need to know about your order:. One order includes 4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests (COVIDTests.gov has more details about at-home tests, including extended shelf life and updated expiration dates)
Understanding COVID-19 in 2023: Variants, Symptoms, and At-Home Testing
As we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic, staying informed and vigilant remains crucial. While COVID cases and hospitalizations are on the rise, there's a silver lining—stronger immunity, effective vaccines, tests, and treatments are helping to keep people out of the hospital. Nevertheless, it's a stark reminder that we must continue to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including handwashing and staying away from sick individuals. And if you're feeling unwell, staying home is the responsible choice to prevent spreading the virus.
FDA Takes Action on Updated mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines to Better Protect Against Current Variants
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took action approving and authorizing for emergency use updated COVID-19 vaccines formulated to more closely target currently circulating variants and to provide better protection against serious consequences of COVID-19, including hospitalization and death. Today’s actions relate to updated mRNA vaccines for 2023-2024 manufactured by ModernaTX Inc. and Pfizer Inc. Consistent with the totality of the evidence and input from the FDA’s expert advisors, these vaccines have been updated to include a monovalent (single) component that corresponds to the Omicron variant XBB.1.5.
'Death Cap Mushroom' survivor talks about poisoning
The sole survivor of a fatal mushroom poisoning in a small Australian town has been released from hospital. This could give law enforcement authorities the breakthrough they need to solve the case.
Forget about 10,000 steps: just 4,000 steps a day has amazing effects
We all know by now that you should aim for 10,000 steps per day to stay healthy. But it's not realistic for all of us to walk that long every day, so the news that it's possible to live longer with less than half that amount is very welcome.
COVID-19 Variant: Is Pirola in Your State?
The SARS-CoV-2 virus now has a new highly mutated variant, BA.2.86. This variant has now been found in samples from Colorado, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Michigan, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Washington according to GISAID, which is a global database for virus data.
These Are the States Where RSV is Rising the Most, Seek Medical Attention for These Symptoms
Respiratory syncytial virus, better known as RSV, is making headlines again. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health alert about increasing RSV activity, particularly in the Southeastern regions of the United States.
The Battle Against Opioids: How California's $40 Million Campaign Is Making a Difference
The battle against opioids continues to be one of the most pressing public health issues in the United States, and California is at the forefront of the fight. With a staggering number of lives lost to opioid overdose each year, the state has taken decisive action by launching a $40 million campaign to combat this epidemic. Through a multifaceted approach involving education, prevention, and treatment, California is making significant strides in addressing the opioid crisis and bringing hope to those affected. This blog post will explore California's campaign's various efforts and initiatives and delve into movements making a difference in the battle against opioids.
Emerging Threat: Parasitic Lung Disease Found in Southeastern US Rats
In an alarming discovery, researchers have stumbled upon a parasitic lung disease in brown rats residing near Atlanta, Georgia. The culprit behind this emerging health concern is none other than the elusive rat lungworm, scientifically known as Angiostrongylus cantonensis. This microscopic menace has the potential to wreak havoc as it can lead to inflammation in the brain (encephalitis) or the linings around the brain (meningoencephalitis) in both humans and our furry companions.
Health and Human Services Secretary on COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage
We appreciate the strong partnership on transitioning COVID-19 vaccines from government distribution to traditional health care distribution channels. Unfortunately, some consumers are experiencing insurance coverage denials when seeking the updated COVID-19 vaccines, and I am writing to ask for continued partnership and also want to remind you of legal obligations for coverage of the vaccines.
Pirola: Highly Mutated COVID-19 Variant Now Confirmed in 10 States, Key Symptoms to Watch For
As we navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a new, highly mutated variant known as BA.2.86 is making headlines. This variant, which has also been nicknamed "Pirola," has been detected in at least 10 U.S. states.
First space-based 5G call promises coverage across the globe
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Bill Gates’ Substantial Profits During the COVID Pandemic Spark Controversy
A viral social media post shedding light on Bill Gates' substantial profits during the COVID-19 pandemic has garnered immense attention, with over two million views in just two days.
Olive Oil vs. Vegetable Oil: Which Is Healthier?
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Globalists Move to Form All-Powerful “Pandemic Authority” Under UN Control
The president of the UN General Assembly has approved a declaration to establish a global pandemic authority governed by the World Health Organization. This unchecked agency would wield an alarming array of powers, including enforcing lockdowns, mandating vaccines, and censoring health information worldwide.