Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.
Thank you. Please check your inbox to confirm.
Follow PBS NewsHour’s complete coverage of Health and Medicine.
In our news wrap Saturday, the WHO announced the monkeypox virus has now reached more than 70 countries and should be treated as a global emergency, two Americans were killed in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region while elsewhere Russia targeted Odesa,…
By Chris Megerian, Associated Press
President Joe Biden likely contracted the highly contagious BA.5 variant of the coronavirus spreading rapidly through the United States, and now has body aches and a sore throat since his positive test, according to an update from his doctor on…
By Maria Cheng, Associated Press
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the decision to issue the declaration despite a lack of consensus among experts serving on the U.N. health agency's emergency committee. It was the first time the chief of the U.N. health agency has…
The House on Thursday passed a bill guaranteeing women the right to buy and use contraceptives without restrictions, though its path in the Senate is unclear. But many advocates say it’s time to codify such protections into federal law and…
By Mead Gruver, Associated Press
The law bans abortions except in cases of rape or incest or to protect the mother’s life or health.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Officials think they might have gotten the virus through household transmission.
By Dylan Lovan, Associated Press
A Kentucky judge has issued a ruling that continues to keep the state's near-total ban on abortion from taking effect.
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
California has approved trust funds for some children from low-income families who lost a parent or caregiver to COVID-19.
By Zeke Miller, Chris Megerian, Josh Boak, Associated Press
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre described the president's symptoms as "very mild" and said Biden had been in contact with staff members by phone and was participating in his planned meetings via phone and Zoom from the White House…
In our news warp Thursday, President Biden gets COVID for the first time, U.S. heat indexes hit triple digits, Italy's prime minister resigned after the ruling coalition fell apart, House passes a bill to protect contraception access, a former Minneapolis…
Support Provided By:
Additional Support Provided By:
Support for Health Provided By: