Health & Fitness

Who Is Protected Against Monkeypox? (Health) 5/26 3:15A Apoorva Mandavilli
Older people who received smallpox vaccinations may yet have some immunity, researchers say. Healthy children and adults generally do not become severely ill.

The Anti-Vaccine Movement’s New Frontier (Health) 5/24 11:00P Moises Velasquez-Manoff
A wave of parents has been radicalized by Covid-era misinformation to reject ordinary childhood immunizations — with potentially lethal consequences.

Baby Formula Shortage Reveals Gaps in Regulation and Reporting (Health) 5/24 8:01A Amanda Morris, Christina Jewett
The government has ordered more safeguards at an Abbott Nutrition plant. But the lack of reporting requirements and limited testing make it hard to monitor the deadly bacterium that led to a recall.

Kristine Gebbie, the First U.S. AIDS Czar, Dies at 78 (Health) 5/23 12:04P Sam Roberts
She worked with President Bill Clinton to to make the disease a public health priority. But her office never achieved the stature or effectiveness that some had hoped for.
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