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Only Lyme disease vaccine in development goes to Phase 3 trials

Only Lyme disease vaccine in development goes to Phase 3 trials

CNN  —  Vaccine maker Pfizer says it has begun Phase 3 clinical trial of its vaccine candidate against Lyme disease with French vaccine company Valneva SE. The biotech companies are recruiting about 6,000 participants age 5 and older at up to 50 sites in areas of Europe and the US where Lyme disease is endemic, …

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Kevin Durant’s Ultimatum and the Cost of Doing Business

Kevin Durant’s Ultimatum and the Cost of Doing Business

Three years ago, the Brooklyn Nets made a historic splash in free agency by striking coordinated deals for both Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving—deals predicated on the idea that in Brooklyn, the two could be more than just superstars. Every great player wields a certain level of (often deserved) influence, but much of the reporting …

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Major test of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

Major test of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Researchers are seeking thousands of volunteers in the U.S. and Europe to test the first potential vaccine against Lyme disease in 20 years — in hopes of better fighting the tick-borne threat. Lyme is a growing problem, with cases rising and warming weather helping ticks expand their habitat. While a vaccine …

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Kareem Hunt wants to be traded, but wisely returns to business as usual – Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kareem Hunt watched the Browns give contract extensions to fellow running back Nick Chubb along with Denzel Ward, Joel Bitonio, David Njoku and Wyatt Teller in the last 12 months. There also was the huge trade for Deshaun Watson, along with the record-breaking $230 million guaranteed contract the Browns delivered to the …

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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 …

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Browns QB Watson suspended 6 games, NFL weighs appeal

Browns QB Watson suspended 6 games, NFL weighs appeal

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was suspended for six games Monday after being accused by two dozen women in Texas of sexual misconduct during massage treatments, in what a disciplinary officer said was behavior “more egregious than any before reviewed by the NFL.” The punishment handed out by the game’s disciplinary officer, former federal judge …

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Ocean-exploring robot could search for lost cities and shipwrecks

Ocean-exploring robot could search for lost cities and shipwrecks

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  The ocean is full of mysteries that lead to legendary lore. During a recent moonlit harbor excursion, conversation quickly turned to tales of piracy and exploration. A guide shared stories from …

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