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Two decades after a vaccine was withdrawn, scientists are producing medicines to prevent a disease that afflicts nearly half a million people each year.

  • September 22, 2022
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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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Executive Branch Translational Research
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AAMC Statement on the Nomination of Arati Prabhakar, PhD, to be White House Science Advisor and Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy

  • June 21, 2022
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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
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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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On March 28, the AAMC issued a statement in response to President Biden’s FY 2023 budget request for NIH, CDC, HRSA, CMS, and other federal agencies.

  • March 28, 2022
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On March 17, the AAMC issued a statement applauding President Biden’s appointment of Ashish Jha, MD, to be the next White House COVID-19 response coordinator.

  • March 17, 2022
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Home testing will play a critical role in managing future outbreaks. It’s time for the federal government to develop a national testing strategy.

  • January 25, 2022
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On December 29, the AAMC released a statement applauding the CMS announcement that it is reinstating COVID-19 vaccine mandates at covered health care locations.

  • December 29, 2021
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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
Francis Collins, MD, PhD
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On November 12, the AAMC released a statement commending President Biden’s nomination of Robert M. Califf, MD, to be the next commissioner of the FDA.

  • November 12, 2021
Dr. Robert Califf
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The AAMC is calling for coordinated federal leadership to improve the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic amid the latest resurgence.

  • September 15, 2021