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Report Outlines National Plan to Test Wastewater for Harmful Germs

Used during the pandemic in selected locations, the testing system spotted the spread of COVID-19 in local communities

Respiratory Virus Coinfection May Up SARS-CoV-2 Severity in Children Under 5

For children younger than 5 years, having any viral codetection or rhinovirus/enterovirus codetection significantly linked to severe illness

Posoleucel Efficacious for Stem Cell Transplant Recipients

Posoleucel effective for refractory viral infections/disease, with overall response rate of 95 percent six weeks after treatment

Epstein-Barr Viral Load Monitoring May Reduce Risk After Liver Transplant

Epstein-Barr virus viral load monitoring may reduce incidence of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease

Mpox Cases Reported in Cisgender Women

2.3 percent of all reported mpox cases were in cisgender women, 44 percent of whom were non-Hispanic Black

Factors ID’d for Hearing Loss in Newborns With Congenital Cytomegalovirus

Risk for congenital hearing loss increased for those with petechiae at birth, periventricular cysts on MRI, seroconversion in first trimester

Fewer Symptoms for Mpox Infection Seen After Vaccination

Mpox cases that occurred in vaccinated individuals associated with lower percentage of hospitalization

JYNNEOS Vaccination Provides Protection Against Mpox

Mpox incidence was 9.6 times as high among unvaccinated persons than among those who had received two vaccine doses

Most Common Adverse Events With JYNNEOS Are Nonserious

Serious adverse events are rare in adults, and none have been identified among persons aged younger than 18 years

United States to End Mpox Public Health Emergency in January

More than 29,000 Americans contracted the virus and 17 died during an outbreak that started earlier this year