While the delta variant of COVID-19 has rapidly become the prevalent strain in the United States, another strain, the lambda variant is also making the headline after it was recently identified in Peru.
Texas officials confirm one case of the rare monkeypox virus in an individual who traveled from Nigeria to Dallas. He is now in a stable condition but the CDC begins contact tracing for passengers who were on the same flights as the individual.
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced its new guidelines for human genome editing that took two years to complete. Despite that, the health agency still believes genetically modified babies are a bad idea.
The World Health Organization (WHO) gives emergency approval for China's COVID-19 vaccine, called CoronaVac, that is manufactured by SinoVac. This assures countries that it has met international standards for safety, efficacy, and manufacturing.