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Friday, August 19, 2022
Missteps and delays have hampered the U.S. effort to vaccinate people against monkeypox. Now state health officials and community members are trying to adapt to a controversial "dose sparing" plan.
Thursday, August 18, 2022
The U.S. is facing a shortage of the monkeypox vaccine as the outbreak grows rapidly. The White House is pursuing a controversial strategy where each person only gets a fraction of the full dose.
Friday, August 12, 2022
The CDC stopped recommending quarantines or test-to-stay in schools. It's part of a relaxation of COVID guidance that acknowledges the virus is here to stay, and that many people have prior immunity.
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Revised guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looks to minimize COVID-19's disruption of daily life while conceding that the pandemic isn't over.
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
The Biden administration is allowing the shot to be given between layers of skin — a method that only requires a fifth of the full dose — in order to increase vaccinations and slow the outbreak.
Friday, August 05, 2022
As the monkeypox outbreak grows, there's a lot of confusion about how the disease spreads. Who is most at risk and how worried should you be?
Thursday, August 04, 2022
The White House has declared monkeypox to be a public health emergency. This could be a turning point in the lackluster monkeypox response.
Saturday, July 30, 2022
Though doctors and advocates have helped speed up access to the antiviral pills – of which the U.S. has enough to treat 1.7 million people – health providers are few and forms are still required.
Friday, July 29, 2022
There's increasing concern that the window of opportunity to contain the monkeypox outbreak in the U.S. has closed. Some experts say it's already too late.
Friday, July 29, 2022
San Francisco has declared a state of emergency and New York City called the virus an imminent threat. What is the White House's strategy to curb the monkeypox outbreak?
Friday, July 22, 2022
President Biden is taking Paxlovid, a course of antiviral pills, to treat his COVID-19 infection. How is the drug holding up against new variants?
Monday, July 18, 2022
There are enough antiviral pills in the nation's strategic stockpile to treat 1.7 million people with monkeypox. But doctors, patients and advocates say getting the treatment is very hard.
Saturday, July 09, 2022
The campaign to vaccinate gay and bisexual men against monkeypox is hampered by low supply.
Saturday, July 02, 2022
It's hard to get tested. Vaccines are in short supply. The monkeypox outbreak may resemble the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it's not the same.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
The Biden administration has announced a new vaccine strategy to control the growing monkeypox outbreak in the U.S.
Friday, June 17, 2022
About a quarter of clinics that offer abortions would shut down if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Those closures would be concentrated in the Midwest and South where abortion services are already scarce.
Friday, June 10, 2022
The Biden administration announced that it will drop the requirement for travelers coming to the United States by air to test negative for COVID-19 before departure.
Thursday, June 09, 2022
The White House is announcing its plan to roll out COVID vaccines for children under 5. If the FDA and CDC give the go ahead next week, the administration says it has 10 million doses ready to go.
Monday, May 30, 2022
While President Biden honored the 19 children and two teachers killed in the massacre at Robb Elementary School, residents want to know why the police were slow to respond to the shooting.
Sunday, May 29, 2022
Residents of Uvalde, Texas, continue to mourn the death of 21 people, including 19 children, in a mass school shooting. They're also asking why law enforcement didn't act faster.