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UK to Use Lower Dose of Monkeypox Vaccine to Stretch Supply

British health authorities will begin offering eligible people just a fraction of the normal monkeypox vaccine dose to stretch supplies by about five times, in line with similar decisions to extend available doses in Europe and the U.S. In a statement Monday, Britain’s Health Security Agency said patients at clinics in Manchester and London would soon get just one fifth the regular monkeypox vaccine dose as part of ongoing research, citing earlier work suggesting the smaller dose provided as effective an immune response as a full dose. Last week, the European Medicines Agency authorized the move for its 27 members

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As Inflation Soars, Access to Indigenous Foods Declines

Blueberry bison tamales, harvest salad with mixed greens, creamy carrot and wild rice soup, roasted turkey with squash. This contemporary Native American meal, crafted from the traditional foods of tribes across the United States and prepared with “Ketapanen” – a Menominee expression of love – cost caterer Jessica Pamonicutt $976 to feed a group of 50 people last November. Today it costs her nearly double. Pamonicutt is the executive chef of Chicago-based Native American catering business Ketapanen Kitchen. She is a citizen of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin but was raised in the Windy City, home to one of

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African Migratory Birds Threatened by Hot, Dry Weather

Africa’s migratory birds are threatened by changing weather patterns in the center and east of the continent that have depleted natural water systems and caused a devastating drought.Hotter and drier conditions due to climate change make it difficult f…

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Iranian currency rates for August 20

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 20. The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced an official rate of foreign currencies on August 20, Trend reports referring to CBI.According to the currency exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iran, 9 currencies have grown and 2…

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WHO Approves Lifesaving Ebola Drugs

The World Health Organization says clinical evidence shows two monoclonal antibody treatments are effective at saving the lives of many people stricken with the deadly Ebola virus.The action follows a systematic review and analysis of randomized clinic…

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