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Children potentially exposed to monkeypox at Illinois day care, officials say

Children potentially exposed to monkeypox at Illinois day care, officials say

Comment on this story Comment A person who works at a day care in Illinois has tested positive for monkeypox and potentially exposed children, who are at higher risk for severe outcomes from the virus, state officials announced Friday. Officials are screening children and others who were potentially exposed for symptoms, and the Food and …

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Adult at Illinois day care tests positive for monkeypox, children potentially exposed

Adult at Illinois day care tests positive for monkeypox, children potentially exposed

An adult at an Illinois day care center has tested positive for monkeypox, and a number of children may have been exposed to the virus, health officials in Illinois announced on Friday. At this time, officials did not disclose the number of children that may have been exposed to the virus. Screening of children and …

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2 more children in US test positive for monkeypox

2 more children in US test positive for monkeypox

At least four children in the U.S. have now tested positive for monkeypox, officials have confirmed. Amidst a growing emergence of cases across the country, state officials in Indiana confirmed late last week that two children had tested positive for monkeypox. At this time, no additional information has been made available due to patient privacy …

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Pennsylvania toddler contracts rare illness from tick bite

Pennsylvania toddler contracts rare illness from tick bite

Fifteen minutes.  That’s all it took to transmit a rare, dangerous and debilitating tick-borne disease that seriously sickened an energetic, witty and generally healthy 3-year-old Pennsylvania boy. Jamie Simoson’s motherly intuition pushed her to seek further medical treatment for something her youngest son’s pediatrician assured her was a virus that needed to run its course. …

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Children who lack sleep may experience detrim

Children who lack sleep may experience detrim

image: The images show the differences in gray matter volume (red areas) between children with sufficient sleep and those lacking sleep at both the beginning of the study and at a two-year follow-up visit. The red highlighted areas are structures responsible for decision-making, impulse control, memory, and mood regulation. view more  Credit: University of Maryland School …

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Monkeypox In Children: What You Should Know

Monkeypox In Children: What You Should Know

As the monkeypox outbreak continues to grow, the World Health Organization recently declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern, voicing a specific concern for those who might be at high risk of getting severely ill from the virus, including children, pregnant people, and those who are immunosuppressed. Last week, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky …

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