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Monkeypox Vaccines Roll Out in States With High Case Rates

Monkeypox Vaccines Roll Out in States With High Case Rates

The Biden administration from the White House and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will beef up its response to the monkeypox virus by offering more tests and monkeypox vaccines to people at risk, including men who have sex with men and their partners. The HHS plans to release over a million monkeypox […]

How Your Height Affects Your Risk of Disease

How Your Height Affects Your Risk of Disease

Being tall is a very desirable trait, and it may increase a person’s risk of developing several serious diseases. Previous research has linked height to a range of negative outcomes, including a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and stroke. A new study has found that being tall may increase an individual’s risk of more […]

Monkeypox Is a Double Standard Infection

Monkeypox Is a Double Standard Infection

The monkeypox virus was first found in the late 1950s. During that time there were two pox-like epidemics in the colonies of monkeys, therefore they called the disease “monkeypox.” The earliest case of monkeypox was documented in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of Congo throughout a term of escalated attempts to terminate smallpox. Since then, […]

Juneteenth Is Approaching Come Celebrate With Phalanx

Juneteenth Is Approaching Come Celebrate With Phalanx

There is a big celebration coming soon for the community. The month of May getting ready to come to an end. Juneteenth is a holiday that marks the anniversary of when slaves were emancipated on June 19, 1865. By then slaves were supposed to be freed almost two years prior to 1865 but the people […]

The Impact of COVID

The Impact of COVID

COVID was first discovered on Dec. 12, 2019, in Wuhan, Hubei Providence, China. It is a virus that can cause severe medical complications and lead to death in some people. The most recent common ancestor (MRCA) of all coronaviruses is estimated to have originated in about 8,000 BCE. Some models place the common ancestor as […]

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