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Laura Santhanam is the Health Reporter and Coordinating Producer for Polling for the PBS NewsHour, where she has also worked as the Data Producer. Follow @LauraSanthanam
More Americans — about six out of 10 — say the global community is doing too little to address climate change.
There are two realities on who -- and what -- poses the greatest threat to American democracy, according to this latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll.
Younger people, who will inherit the choices of previous generations, were much more likely than others to feel that the global community is not doing enough to prevent climate change from getting worse, according to this latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll.
"It's not as efficient as a mass vaccination center, but that doesn't mean it's any less important."…
Generations of workers have simply absorbed the chaos of balancing labor and child care, and the pandemic exposed how underappreciated -- and broken -- the nation’s child care system is. What policymakers do next could change the way U.S. families…
Unease amid the nation's pandemic response and protracted budget wrangling in Congress may be costing President Joe Biden political capital he needs to advance his ambitious agenda, according to the latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll.
Experts predict that human-driven climate change will significantly increase the number of communities vulnerable to flooding and could undermine the health care systems that support cities and towns already in harm’s way.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is allocating the funding from the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that was signed into law by President Joe Biden this year.
So far, nearly three-quarters of Americans aged 12 and older have received at least one vaccine dose, but millions more remain vulnerable to the virus as the delta variant has fueled new infections, hospitalizations and deaths.
The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare wide disparities in health care between countries on issues like vaccines and raised calls for more resource-sharing to save lives.
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