Worrisome data on breakthrough cases among the fully vaccinated in the US persuaded the Biden administration to embrace a COVID-19 booster strategy that will start as early as mid-September, 

The Biden administration extended a public health order allowing border officials to quickly expel asylum-seeking refugees yesterday, drawing protest from human rights organizations,

In announcing the settlement yesterday with the 3 biggest opioid distributors and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, a group of state attorneys general acknowledge the compensation is insufficient for those who lost loved ones to opioids,

The world has reached the “vaccine apartheid” stage of the pandemic, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned yesterday,

Fully vaccinated Americans can essentially go maskless for most normal activities, including large indoor gatherings, according to 

Seeking to tighten the rules of scientific integrity, a new Biden administration task force convenes for the first time tomorrow.   Its mandate: Investigate political interference back to 2009 in decisions that should have been based on scientific evidence.

President Joe Biden’s $45 billion plan to replace the country’s aging, lead-laced water systems is a long-overdue move, writes Gabriel Filippelli, an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor.  

This is a huge move—if largely symbolic in the near term.  

The Biden administration is loosening restrictions on prescribing the lifesaving drug buprenorphine—proven to reduce opioid relapses and overdose deaths,

Following yet another spate of mass shootings, President Joe Biden flexed his limited powers to act unilaterally Thursday, handing down 6 measures intended to curb gun violence in America.