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Brian Jungen

Brian Jungen writes about health and wellness for publications like WebMD, AARP, Shape, Woman’s Day, Arthritis Today and Costco Connection among others. He graduated from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

CDC Report: Sick Food Workers Fuel 40% of Restaurant Outbreaks

Federal health officials have uncovered alarming statistics regarding food workers who continue to work while sick or contagious. According to their findings, these individuals...

WHO Recommends COVID-19 Boosters to Target XBB Variants

The World Health Organization (WHO) advisory group has put forth a recommendation to update this year's COVID-19 booster shots, targeting the currently dominant XBB...

President Biden Nominates Dr. Monica Bertagnolli as NIH Director

President Joe Biden has officially nominated Dr. Monica Bertagnolli, a renowned cancer specialist and researcher, to assume the position of Director at the prestigious...

UK First Babies Born Using Three-Person DNA Technique

In a groundbreaking development, the UK's fertility regulator has officially confirmed the birth of the nation's first babies created using an innovative technique that...

Mpox Outbreak No Longer an International Emergency, Says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the global outbreak of mpox, also known as monkeypox, is no longer classified as an international...

U.N. Urges Action on TB Surge: COVID-19 and Conflicts Amplify Crisis

U.N. officials, health industry leaders, and activists are calling for increased investment in the development of new vaccines and the tackling of a surge...

13 Million African Children Miss Vaccinations Due to COVID-19

According to a new report from UNICEF, nearly 13 million children in Africa missed one or more vaccinations between 2019 and 2021 due to...

First Human Death from H3N8 Bird Flu Confirmed by WHO

A 56-year-old woman from Guangdong province in southeast China has died from H3N8 bird flu, marking the first known human fatality from the avian...

Roche Introduced Navify Algorithm for Early Cancer Diagnosis

Swiss healthcare company Roche has unveiled its new digital medical algorithm suite called navify Algorithm Suite, which is aimed at aiding earlier diagnosis of...

WHO Revises COVID-19 Vaccination Recommendations

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revised its recommendations for COVID-19 vaccination, advising that only high-risk groups should receive additional vaccinations 12 months after...