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Who should get the monkeypox vaccine? What to know as Mass. limits shots to one dose only

Who should get the monkeypox vaccine? What to know as Mass. limits shots to one dose only

The shift in strategy means almost doubling the number of people who can get vaccinated at a time when case numbers are soaring, said Dr. Paul Biddinger, medical director for emergency preparedness at Mass General Brigham, who has been advising the state health department. As of last week, Massachusetts had reported 157 monkeypox cases, with …

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42 additional cases diagnosed this week in Mass., DPH says

42 additional cases diagnosed this week in Mass., DPH says

Massachusetts health officials say 42 new cases of monkeypox were identified in adult males in Massachusetts within the past week, according to the latest count from the Department of Public Health. The DPH said the total number of monkeypox cases in Massachusetts is now 157 since the first case in the United States was announced …

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Scientists Glimpse The Earliest Dark Matter Ever Observed in The Universe

Scientists Glimpse The Earliest Dark Matter Ever Observed in The Universe

What little we know of dark matter comes from calculations based on the glow of surrounding galaxies. The further away we look, however, the dimmer that starlight gets, making it harder to see the subtle influence of this most mysterious of forces.   Now a collaboration between astronomers from Japan and the US has found …

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This Record-Breaking 'Black Widow' Pulsar Is The Most Massive Neutron Star Yet

This Record-Breaking ‘Black Widow’ Pulsar Is The Most Massive Neutron Star Yet

One of the most extreme stars in the Milky Way just got even more wack. Scientists have measured the mass of a neutron star named PSR J0952-0607, and found that it’s the most massive neutron star discovered yet, clocking in at a whopping 2.35 times the mass of the Sun.   If true, this is …

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Chicago-based researchers say deadly new drug cocktails of fentanyl and uppers are spurring a fourth wave of ‘mass death’ across the U.S.

Next-generation opioid-upper cocktail pills drive fourth U.S. wave of ‘mass death’, experts warn

Opioid watchers say deadly new drug cocktails of fentanyl and uppers are spurring a fourth wave of ‘mass death’ across the U.S., as voters blame the Biden administration for neglecting the crisis. Researchers at Chicago’s Northwestern University project a ‘fourth wave’ of opioid deaths will ravage U.S. cities and rural areas alike, exacerbating a problem …

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Improved model for the mass distribution of galaxy cluster SMACS J0723.3−7327 based on Webb telescope image

Improved model for the mass distribution of galaxy cluster SMACS J0723.3−7327 based on Webb telescope image

This JWST image shows the galaxy cluster SMACS J0723.3−7327 with a large number of lensed background galaxies. The white bar at the bottom corresponds to 50 arcsec, which is approximately the maximum size of Jupiter observed from Earth. Credit: NASA, ESA, CSA and STScI Using the first science image released by the James Webb Space …

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