Public Health

Experts predict what dropping vaccination rates may do and why these cases aren't something to dismiss.
The bill would face stiff opposition from Republicans, but one sponsor says the current state of the health care system leaves “no alternative.”
A lot of what we assume about the condition is actually wrong.
Shelled friends have been linked to 26 salmonella cases in 11 different states.
The expanded legal powers of governors to suspend laws in response to the once mysterious disease are coming to an end.
Just because we don't hear about clusters of infections like we did in 2020 and 2021 doesn't mean they don't happen.
The virus, which has spread to all 50 states, is generally not life-threatening. The Houston-area man who died was severely immunocompromised, local officials said.
“I have to tell you that as this database started to grow, I started to get scared, man,” the lead author said.
The historic spending package is also forecast to create up to 9 million new jobs, lower electricity bills and prevent thousands of premature deaths.
As many as 150,000 New York City residents could be at risk of monkeypox infection, according to city officials.