Public Health

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.
The Biden administration is considering doing the same but has stressed the effectiveness of vaccines and antivirals.
As COVID-19 spreads throughout ICE facilities nationwide, the public health crisis of the coronavirus has compromised the U.S. immigration detention system endangering medically vulnerable detained individuals and staff.
Can we eventually expect the virus to just surge in the winter like the flu or the common cold? Here's what we know.
Scientists question the effectiveness of the strict strategy against the highly transmissible omicron BA.2 variant.
The research raises alarms over missed opportunities for early detection that could cause a surge in later-stage patients.