StrategyRural Health Organizations Voice Support For Rural Health Equity Act
The bill would establish the "Office of Rural Health" within the office of the Director of the CDC and would...
FinanceOne Major Reason the U.S. Hasn't Stopped Syphilis From Killing Babies
In reporting on the rising number of newborns needlessly dying of syphilis, ProPublica reporter Caroline Chen identified a contributing factor:...
Covid-19Quarantine and Tracing Rules Are All Over the Map for Students
The number and complexity of school quarantine policies have left many parents with the impression there is little rhyme or...
Human ResourcesLabs With No One to Run Them: Why Public Health Workers Are Fleeing the Field
Public health nurses, microbiologists, epidemiologists, health officers and other staff members who fend off infectious diseases are abandoning the field.
NursingMandatory Vaccines for Healthcare Workers Might Upend Nurses' Training
Groups representing the nursing profession say "students should be vaccinated when clinical facilities require it" to complete their clinical training.
Covid-19KHN on air: Who qualifies for a COVID booster? The list grows longer
As many as 87% vaccinated adults said they would get an additional dose if it were available.
Covid-19How Fauci and the NIH Got Ahead of the FDA and CDC in Backing Boosters
The FDA and CDC were seeing much of the same data, but as regulatory agencies, they were more cautious.
Covid-19V-Safe: How Everyday People Help the CDC Track COVID Vaccine Safety With Their Phones
How does v-safe strengthen the nation's existing safety checks and how well is it working?
Covid-19'We Sent a Terrible Message': Scientists Say Biden Jumped the Gun With Vaccine Booster Plan
Some scientists see the announcement is rash and based on weak evidence, and they worry it could undercut confidence in...
Covid-19School or 'Russian Roulette'? Amid Delta Variant and Lax Mask Rules, Some Parents See No Difference
Even though the CDC recommends "universal indoor masking" in schools regardless of vaccination status, schools across the country are not...
Covid-19The CDC Only Tracks a Fraction of Breakthrough COVID-19 Infections, Even as Cases Surge
A May 1 decision by the CDC to only track breakthrough infections that lead to hospitalization or death has left...
Covid-19The White House Says Boosters for All. Here's What You Need to Know.
White House officials emphasized that the rollout of boosters was pending review of evidence by the FDA and the CDC....