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HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge and Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman release a statement welcoming the first-ever Ministerial Meeting on Urbanization and Climate Change at COP27

HUD #22-236HUD Public Affairs(202) 708-0685 FOR BROADCASTThursdayNovember 17, 2022 MARCIA L. FUDGE, SECRETARY OF HUD, ADRIANNE TODMAN, ASSISTANT SECRETARY, ISSUE A STATEMENT APPLAUDING THE FIRST-EVER MINISTERIAL MEETING ON URBANIZATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE AT COP27HUD takes action to address climate crisis Today at the 27th United Nations Climate Conference (COP27), remarks were made on behalf of …

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Sperm counts and concentrations have been declining globally since the 1970s, but the implications for fertility are unknown: study

Researchers are sounding the alarm that falling sperm count ‘threatens the survival of mankind’ – but experts remain cautious about the results of a new study. A controversial article recently published in the journal Human Reproduction Update noted that sperm counts have dropped by about half worldwide since the 1970s – and the trend has …

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What American adults know and believe about polio and the bivalent COVID booster

PHILADELPHIA – In July, New York State health officials notified the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a case of paralytic poliomyelitis in an unvaccinated adult in Rockland County, NY Des Sewage samples from communities near the patient’s home confirmed that poliovirus was present in those areas. The virus has also been found …

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Second year of pandemic deadlier for middle-aged people than first, analysis finds | Carle Illinois College of Medicine

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic saw rising death rates, both from COVID-19 and other causes, but the hardest-hit groups shifted between the first and the second year, according to an analysis of publicly available data. The first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic were each deadlier than the previous …

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Why Xi and Biden’s G20 meeting was a masterclass on de-escalation

Bali is famous for many things. After all, it served as the backdrop for best-selling memoirs and, later, the Hollywood blockbuster. Eat Pray Love, starring no less than Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem and James Franco. This week, the Indonesian island has once again captured the global imagination following a major diplomatic breakthrough between the two …

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Dangerous parasite that can infect people now found in American foxes

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter (Health Day) THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A rare parasitic disease long documented in Europe appears to have taken hold in the United States. Vermont researchers report two human cases of the disease, called alveolar echinococcosis (AE), which were caused by a European strain of the parasite E. …

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Emmaus Life Sciences receives marketing authorization for Endari® from the Ministry of Public Health of Qatar

The company receives its first major purchase order in Saudi Arabia TORRANCE, Calif., November 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: EMMA), a leader in the treatment of sickle cell disease, today announced that it has received a registration certificate from the Registration Committee of Pharmaceutical Companies and Their Products from the Ministry …

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