As the global monkeypox outbreak continues to grow, evidence indicates that the virus is largely spreading through direct skin contact with lesions caused by the infection. However, new research suggests that the virus could also spread through other means, such as bodily fluids and asymptomatic individuals.
A new virus, named the Langya henipavirus, has infected 35 people in two Chinese provinces, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. And while the virus comes from a dangerous family of viruses, experts say there's no reason to worry about Langya virus yet.
Across all industries, health care faces the largest financial toll from cyberattacks, losing an average of $10.1 million for every data breach that occurs, according to IBM's Cost of a Data Breach 2022 report. See the impact of cyberattacks across different industries on our interactive chart.
HHS on Monday announced a $60 million investment in programs that will improve health care in rural communities, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Tennessee.
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