What Is Guillain-Barré Syndrome?
Image by Irfan Ullah @Pixabay Guillain-Barré syndrome is an autoimmune disorder where the body’s immune system attacks healthy tissues.1 In Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), the immune system attacks the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system controls the information sent from organs and other parts of your body back to your brain, and vice versa, like […]
World Health Organization to rename monkeypox as mpox
The name mpox, otherwise known as Mpox, was chosen after the WHO launched a public consultation process earlier this year. Orlando Sentinel | Tribune News Service | Getty Images The World Health Organization said Monday that it would begin referring to monkeypox as mpox in an effort to reduce stigma around the name of the […]
Biden names team to manage U.S. monkeypox response as outbreak grows
President Joe Biden on Tuesday named a team of disaster management and health officials to lead the U.S. response to the monkeypox outbreak as infections continue to rise. Biden appointed Robert Fenton, an administrator with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as the head of U.S. efforts to quash the outbreak. Fenton currently leads the FEMA […]