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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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'We're on our own.' Urgent pleas for monkeypox vaccines from gay men feeling neglected by the government

‘We’re on our own.’ Urgent pleas for monkeypox vaccines from gay men feeling neglected by the government

San Francisco CNN  —  The line begins to form before sunrise outside Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, with some people arriving as early as 2 a.m., bringing fold-up chairs and blankets to protect against the Bay Area’s overnight chill. They wear face masks, and keep a social distance from others, obeying the ground rules from …

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NFL suspends Miami Dolphins owner and strips team of draft picks in tampering and tanking probe

NFL suspends Miami Dolphins owner and strips team of draft picks in tampering and tanking probe

CNN  —  The NFL stripped the Miami Dolphins of two draft picks and suspended and fined owner Stephen Ross after a probe into allegations of tampering and tanking found that his team had impermissible contact with star quarterback Tom Brady and the agent of former Saints coach Sean Payton. The investigation, led by former US …

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California governor declares state of emergency over monkeypox outbreak

California governor declares state of emergency over monkeypox outbreak

CNN  —  California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday declared a state of emergency to bolster California’s monkeypox vaccination efforts as the virus spreads nationwide. The declaration comes as more than 5,800 probable or confirmed cases of monkeypox have been reported in the United States, including nearly 800 in California. While the World Health Organization has …

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Initial US monkeypox vaccination strategy was 'doomed to failure,' experts say

Initial US monkeypox vaccination strategy was ‘doomed to failure,’ experts say

CNN  —  There is growing concern that the United States may have lost its chance to contain the monkeypox virus, as the nation has been slow to vaccinate those most at risk on a broader scale. “I think we’re going to have to live with it until they vaccinate every high-risk person,” Dr. Robert Murphy, …

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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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