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Can monkeypox spread through contaminated food?

In a recent study published in the journal Microbial Risk Analysis, a team of researchers from France performed a qualitative risk assessment to determine the probability of transmission of monkeypox through the handling and consumption of food. Review: Risk of…

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in the urine of Danish infants

As concerns regarding the effects of exposure to potentially toxic substances on fetal and infant health rise, researchers report the finding of several endocrine-disruptor chemicals in Danish infants in a recent Environment International journal study. More specifically, this study found that breastfeeding…

Monkeypox virus detected on household items

The recent outbreak of monkeypox infection in numerous non-endemic countries has led to over 48,000 infections to date. In light of the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the threat posed by the rapid increase in monkeypox cases has been…