Dan McCaslin: Five Backyard Abalone Shells — Decoration or Fantasy? | Outside the house

In the summer of 1983, I taught field methods in an underwater archeology course for the USC Department of History, with all classes and dives at the USC field station at Big Fisherman’s Cove on Catalina Island. I focused the class on real-time scuba diving in the captivating waters off the coast of Catalina on … Read more

Diseases suppressed during Covid are back

Doyle | moment | Getty Images The Covid-19 pandemic has subsided in most parts of the world, and with it, many social restrictions have been implemented to curb its spread, as people are eager to return to life before the lockdown. But in their place has emerged a series of viruses behaving in new and … Read more

Climate change will force some British communities to relocate, officials say

Homes on England’s east coast, pictured in 2020. On Tuesday, the UK Environment Agency’s chief executive said climate change meant some coastal communities had to move. Owen Humphreys | PA Image | Getty Images The chief executive of the UK Environment Agency has issued a stern warning to coastal communities, acknowledging that the effects of … Read more

The United States has over 36000 doses of Jynneos Vaccine in stock

The United States has more than 36,000 doses of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine immediately available in the Strategic National Stockpile, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sending the vaccine to people who have been at high risk for the virus in an effort to … Read more

You won’t have to worry about monkeypox, lowers drug costs for low-income people

Albert Burla, CEO of Pfizer, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on May 25, 2022. Adam Galicchi | CNBC Pfizer’s CEO said on Wednesday he “would not worry too much” about the recent monkeypox outbreak that saw cases of infection rise in non-endemic countries. Albert Burla told CNBC that current data on the … Read more

WHO says monkeypox outbreak ‘can be contained’, with confirmed cases reaching 131

Monkeypox cases are being investigated in Europe, the United States, Canada and Australia after the recent rise in the number of infections. Gibauna Diletta | Future Publishing | Getty Images The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the recent outbreak of monkeypox in non-endemic countries “can be contained,” even as it continues to confuse … Read more

Belgium introduces mandatory monkeypox quarantine as global cases rise

In this 1971 photo from the CDC, monkeypox-like lesions appear on the arm and leg of a baby girl in Bundoa, Liberia. CDC | Getty Images Belgium has become the first country to implement a mandatory 21-day quarantine for monkeypox patients, as cases of the disease – usually endemic to Africa – are spreading across … Read more

explanation: What are the main climate themes at Davos? | business news

By PETER PRENGAMAN, Associated Press DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — While the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine will be the focus of the World Economic Forum’s business and government leaders meeting, so will climate change. It caught the world’s attention in an irresistible and devastating way. The acceleration of rising temperatures, the ferocity and … Read more