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By Zeke Miller, Mike Stobbe, Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
The federal government declared a public health emergency Thursday to bolster the response to the monkeypox outbreak that has infected more than 7,100 Americans.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
With more than 7,000 cases reported in the U.S, the Biden administration has declared monkeypox a public health emergency. The declaration announced Thursday comes after the administration endured weeks of criticism for its response to this outbreak. Dr. Jay Varma,…
By William Brangham
In our news wrap Thursday, the Biden administration declared a public health emergency over monkeypox as the number of U.S. cases passed 6,600, President Biden tests positive for COVID for a sixth consecutive day, China retaliates in a dispute over…
The monkeypox outbreak continues to grow faster than many initially expected. Nearly 6,000 cases have been reported in the U.S. since May and three states have issued emergency declarations over the outbreak in the last week. New York City Health…
By Stephanie Sy, Dorothy Hastings
The Biden administration has launched a vaccination campaign against monkeypox, making nearly 300,000 shots available in the coming weeks. There are around 350 known cases of the virus in the U.S., and zero deaths, but there are concerns about its…
By Associated Press
U.S. health officials Monday declared public health emergencies for Louisiana and Mississippi, seeking to suspend government red tape that may get in the way of providing help to people affected by Hurricane Ida.
As the novel coronavirus pandemic wears on, debate is brewing over how long the associated shutdowns should last. The New York Times’ Donald McNeil has covered epidemics for close to two decades and reported recently on why American society could…
By Nick Schifrin
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads around the world, Taiwan seems to have it under control. The island is only 80 miles off the coast of mainland China and very near to where the virus originated; plus there were many daily…
The novel coronavirus pandemic is dominating the country. As confirmed U.S. cases reached 4,300, with 78 deaths, fears of medical and economic disaster drove dramatic consequences Monday. Stocks plummeted, cities implemented curfews and near-lockdowns and President Trump warned the crisis…
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