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A third of US should be considering masks, officials say

COVID-19 cases are increasing in the United States — and could get even worse over the coming months, federal health officials warned in urging areas hardest hit to consider reissuing calls for indoor masking Learn More


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US case of monkeypox reported in Massachusetts man

Massachusetts has reported a case of monkeypox in a man who recently traveled to Canada More »


Biden invokes Defense Production Act for formula shortage

President Joe Biden has invoked the Defense Production Act to speed production of infant formula and has authorized flights to import supply from overseas More »


Tea and infomercials: N. Korea fights COVID with few tools

North Korean propaganda describes an all-out effort to fight a suspected COVID-19 outbreak that has sickened nearly 2 million people More »


US health secretary tests positive for COVID on Germany trip

President Joe Biden’s top health official has tested positive for COVID-19, the latest member of his Cabinet to be infected with the virus More »


With Roe in doubt, some fear tech surveillance of pregnancy

Companies that collect data from the digital clues people leave online often know their most sensitive health information _ gleaned from web searches, health apps and location trackers More »


Portugal finds 5 monkeypox cases in men as outbreak spreads

Portuguese health authorities have confirmed five cases of monkeypox in young men, marking an unusual outbreak in Europe of a disease typically limited to Africa More »


North Korea's suspected COVID-19 caseload nears 2 million

North Korea has reported 262,270 more suspected COVID-19 infections as its pandemic caseload nears 2 million More »


Mozambique declares polio outbreak linked to Pakistan

Health authorities in Mozambique have declared a polio outbreak after confirming that a child in the country’s northeastern Tete province had been paralyzed by the disease More »


Ashley Biden positive for COVID-19, skips Latin America trip

The White House says Ashley Biden, the daughter of President Joe Biden and Jill Biden, has COVID-19 and will no longer accompany her mother to Latin America trip More »


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