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Widespread wastewater testing began during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, public health officials are expanding their efforts to look for other diseases.

  • September 20, 2022
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Journalist and author Linda Villarosa unveils how racism — more than socioeconomic status or personal behavior — drives inequities.

  • September 15, 2022
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The residency application process is full of challenges for students and programs. We explore three possible reforms and what they may mean for all involved.

  • September 13, 2022

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CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Translational Research
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Even as the CDC and WHO raise their alert levels, experts say we should be aware but not worried — yet. Here’s the latest on this viral outbreak.

  • June 15, 2022
Protect yourself from monkeypox virus outbreak
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As the hyper contagious BA.2 variant spreads across the country, experts say we are entering a new phase of the pandemic. Here’s what you need to know.

  • April 28, 2022
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Experts weigh in on how the vaccines are holding up against the highly contagious variant.

  • February 8, 2022
Young African American male patient sitting in a medical clinic and is being given the COVID-19 vaccine in his arm by a female African American doctor, both wearing protective face masks
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After 12 years as director of the National Institutes of Health, Collins muses on the pandemic, this country's divisions, and the future of biomedical research.

  • December 16, 2021
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Experts weigh in on how to assess personal risks when planning holiday gatherings.

  • December 14, 2021
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Hospitals are struggling to find beds and staff to care for seriously ill patients, looking for help as far as hundreds of miles away.

  • October 5, 2021
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Hospitals in COVID-19 hot spots are overwhelmed as the delta variant drives increasing hospitalizations.

  • August 24, 2021
Emergency Room nurses tend to patients in a hallway at the Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital on August 18, 2021 in Houston, Texas.
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The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is very effective against hospitalization and death, but more data are needed to determine if a booster shot is required.

  • August 18, 2021
Boxes of the J&J COVID-19 vaccine are prepared for distribution in West Virginia in March 2021.
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Vaccines work well against COVID-19, but experts point to the need to continue masking to protect the unvaccinated and those with weaker immune systems.

  • August 3, 2021
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The AAMC released a statement in response to the House Committee passage of Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill for fiscal year 2022

  • July 15, 2021
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