Health Highlights: Aug. 4, 2022​

Monoclonal antibody might help prevent malaria. An easily injected lab-engineered antibody protected most participants from infection with the malaria parasite, new research finds. Read more

CDC may ease COVID guidance soon. In a new advisory that could come this week, changes would include de-emphasizing the 6 feet of social distancing that the CDC has advised since early in the pandemic, both for schools and in the community. Read more

Experiencing racism may raise a woman’s odds for premature delivery. Collected data from 24 studies found racism was associated with a heightened risks of premature birth and giving birth to a small-for-gestational-age baby. Read more