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By Jason Mast, STAT
European and American health authorities have identified a number of cases of monkeypox, a surprising outbreak of an illness that has previously been limited mostly to central and western Africa.
By Maria Cheng, Associated Press
The Centers for Disease Control has announced a new, stricter standard for lead poisoning in children, which will more than double the number of kids considered to have high blood lead levels.
By Gabriel Filippelli, The Conversation
One of President Donald Trump’s top economic advisers is criticizing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s early response to the coronavirus outbreak, saying it “let the country down” after initial delays with testing.
By Associated Press
As new cases of coronavirus continue to spread in China and around the world, a growing number of patients in the United States have been identified as being infected with the virus. Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, a pediatrician and assistant professor…
By PBS NewsHour
The controversial House Intelligence Committee memo earlier this week has grabbed headlines, but Washington is mired in other significant issues. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Megan Thompson from Santa Barbara to discuss the Treasury, which wants to borrow…
Florida's battle against the outbreak of Zika is intensifying as the number of cases climbs. The state currently has 940 documented instances of the virus, with 230 in Miami-Dade County alone. Efforts to contain the spread of the disease focus…
A study by the Centers for Disease Control published this week shows sleep-deprived teenagers are more likely to receive sports injuries and become involved in automobile accidents. One of the study’s authors, Dr. Anne Wheaton, spoke with Hari Sreenivasan about…
In our news wrap Monday, President Obama said he will ask Congress for more than $1.8 billion to fight the Zika virus, but top U.S. health officials downplayed the possibility of a major outbreak in the U.S. Also, rescuers in…
The Centers for Disease Control have released new guidelines for combating Zika virus, including a recommendation that men refrain from unprotected sex with women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant. Judy Woodruff talks with science correspondent Miles O’Brien,…
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