New mothers who died of herpes could have been infected by one surgeon

More than a year after the women’s deaths, the families each received a letter from the coroner, Katrina Hepburn, saying there would be no inquests in these cases. The letters acknowledged there had been a similar case but said there was “no connection” between the two deaths. They also set out the belief of the pathologist … Read more

Infected, Vaccinated, or Both: How Protected Am I From COVID?

Nov. 9, 2021 — As the U.S. rounds out its second year of the pandemic, many people are trying to figure out just how vulnerable they may be to COVID-19 infection, and whether it’s finally safe to fully return to all the activities they miss. On an individual basis, the degree and durability of the … Read more

Report Shows Arizona Man Infected His Dog, Cat With COVID-19

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — An Arizona man infected his dog and cat with the new coronavirus, according to a new case study that researchers say is the first in the United States to use genetics to document such transmission. The owner wasn’t vaccinated, did little to protect his pets, and had … Read more