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US will stretch monkeypox vaccine supply with smaller doses

U.S. health officials have authorized a plan to stretch the nation’s limited supply of monkeypox vaccine by giving people just one-fifth the usual dose Learn More


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Fewer than 1 in 3 insured hepatitis C patients getting cure

A new government study found that fewer than 1 in 3 people infected with hepatitis C are getting the treatments that can cure them More »


China closes Potala Palace after COVID-19 reported in Tibet

Chinese authorities have closed Tibet's famed Potala Palace after a minor outbreak of COVID-19 in the Himalayan region More »


Study connects climate hazards to 58% of infectious diseases

A new study finds climate hazards aggravate more than half of the known diseases that infect people More »


Major test of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

Researchers are seeking thousands of volunteers in the U.S. and Europe to test the first potential vaccine against Lyme disease in 20 years More »


Hong Kong cuts COVID hotel quarantine to 3 days for arrivals

Hong Kong will reduce the mandatory hotel quarantine for overseas arrivals to three days from a week More »


BioNTech reports strong first half, expects demand to grow

BioNTech, which teamed with Pfizer to develop a powerful COVID-19 vaccine, has reported higher revenue and net profit in the first half of the year More »


Justice Department asks judge to pause Idaho abortion ban

The U.S. Department of Justice asked a federal judge this week to bar Idaho from enforcing its near-total abortion ban while a lawsuit pitting federal health care law against state anti-abortion legislation is underway More »


Biden leaves White House for 1st time since getting COVID-19

Ending his most recent COVID-19 isolation, President Joe Biden has left the White House for the first time since becoming infected last month More »


Senate Democrats pass budget package, a victory for Biden

The Senate has approved Democrats' big election-year economic package More »


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