Elisabeth Bik calls out bad science for a living. A feud with one of the world’s loudest hydroxychloroquine crusaders shows that it can carry a high price.
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For the first time in over two years, runners crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon. Here are some of our favorite photos.
The highly unusual move by the head of the CDC capped off weeks off tense debates in the US over who should qualify for COVID-19 booster shots.
The emergency authorization will allow a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be given to people over 65, healthcare workers, and others at high risk of severe COVID-19.
Extreme heat is now the leading weather-related killer in the US.
The FDA will soon analyze the data on the lower-dose vaccine for kids aged 5 to 11.
After Tense Fights, An FDA Panel Said Pfizer Boosters Should Go To Older Adults And Others At High Risk
The advisory panel of outside health experts recommended that a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine be authorized for people over 65 and those at high risk, rejecting the benefit for the general population.
The recent Texas abortion ruling makes the need for safe and legal abortion even more urgent. My grandmother is proof.
In a review published on Monday, the experts said the evidence does not show that boosters are needed for the general population.
Un importante estudio sostiene que la ivermectina previene el COVID-19, pero los datos resultan sospechosos
Un influyente estudio argentino ha reforzado el argumento de que la ivermectina previene el COVID-19 en el 100% de los casos. Pero sus inconsistencias han llevado a expertos a cuestionar si los ensayos clínicos realmente ocurrieron tal y como se señala.
Despite the Delta variant, children across the country are returning to in-person learning.
The approval will likely spur vaccination mandates at schools, hospitals, and businesses across the country.
Florida's hospitals are filling up as the Delta variant ravages the state, where less than half the population is fully vaccinated.
“The UK and Netherlands should be a counsel against despair,” one expert told BuzzFeed News. “We needn’t be fatalistic about the Delta variant.”
A Cape Cod COVID Outbreak Shows The Delta Variant May Be Even More Infectious Than We Thought, The CDC Says
The Delta variant outbreak among vaccinated beachgoers in Cape Cod was “a pivotal discovery” leading to new mask recommendations, said CDC chief Rochelle Walensky.
“What could be more like living your life to the fullest than going to a sex party?”
The CDC Has Changed Its Mask Guidance — Again — To Say Vaccinated People Should Mask Up In Places With Delta Outbreaks
“The unvaccinated, by choice, are a threat to public health at this point,” said one ICU doctor.
There are plenty of reasons to do it. We’re just not talking about why.
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More than 93,000 people died of drug overdoses in 2020. “We are in an enduring crisis that is still going on. We are still right in the middle of it,” said one expert.
In the US, 99.5% of COVID-19 deaths are now among people who are unvaccinated.
In Case You Had Any Doubts, Scientists Found Climate Change Was Definitely Behind The Deadly Pacific Northwest Heat Wave
“This is something that nobody saw coming, that nobody thought possible,” one scientist said.
2021 is shaping up to be another dangerous year for wildfires. Follow the latest data on the fires, air quality, and fire risk across the US.
People across the Pacific Northwest are coping with extreme temperatures this week in what experts say is just the latest example of how the climate crisis is affecting public health.
"I haven't felt like I was going to throw up today, so we'll take it as a win."
The heat has cracked and buckled streets, impacted flights, and closed down businesses.
Extreme heat has killed more than 11,000 people across the US since 1979, and heat waves are only getting worse.
After a photographer who grew up documenting his father almost lost him to COVID, it solidified their bond.